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Corsair CX-500M
9.3 out of 10

Corsair CX-500M

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Reviews and Problems with Corsair CX-500M

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Overall 8
8.0

Great PSU for the money

ghillisniper300, Amazon
28 January 2016
  • Summary: This guy was a bit of a tight fit, but that's not too big of a problem. It could be my case as well. I've purchased 2 Corsairs over the past two years for two different computers. Both run great.
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Overall 2
2.0

I wanted to add a little more power and a better PSU to my gaming rig and figured I couldn't ...

drumenigma, Amazon
5 December 2015
  • Summary: Probably should have done a little more research before buying this. I guess the price at the time is what caught my eye. I wanted to add a little more power and a better PSU to my gaming rig and figured I couldn't go wrong with a Corsair product. I was wrong.
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Overall 10
10

This psu can power way more than 750 I have ...

BG43, Amazon
5 October 2015
  • Summary: This psu can power way more than 750 I have two over clocked 980ti's and they use 900w under max load. The psu turns off at 1030w so this thing is a 1000w not 750w.
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Overall 10
10

Handled older nVidia cards just fine, but wouldn't use a GTX or high-end card ...

Steve Boatman, Amazon
28 February 2015
  • Summary: I used this on a lower end gaming rig built in 2014. Handled older nVidia cards just fine, but wouldn't use a GTX or high-end card coupled with this. I wouldn't hesitate to use this with several hard drives, fans, etc.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned

Firefox, Amazon
21 February 2015
  • Summary: Was not able to set it up as it did not come with a 4 pin EPS segment! I was about to upgrade my computer so I bought the case and this. Well, it comes with a six pin but not a 4 but it states on the box it does! Sent it back for a refund.
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Overall 10
10

Easy to install, excellent value

JCR, Amazon
20 January 2015
  • Summary: I was looking for a replacement power supply with quiet operation and at least a partially modular design, and this unit delivered. The Corsair CX series power supplies are priced extremely competitively and seem to be very well constructed.
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Overall 10
10

Corsair does it again!

Troy B., Amazon
13 January 2015
  • Summary: I've always loved Corsair products and this one is no exception. This is all I use when it comes to power supplies. I've got this one powering an r9 270x and it does it perfectly. No complaints at all! Fan is almost unaudible, doesn't really heat up that much and is semi modular.
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Overall 10
10

Love the ability to custom configure

DougMac, Amazon
12 December 2014
  • Summary: I bought this PS as part of a new build using an Asus Z97, Intel i7 and Win 8.1. I had an old PS, but it was 4pin ATX instead of 8 pin. I bought this unit because of the power rating and because you can custom configure the connectors.
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Overall 10
10

Solid product Corsair rocks!!

Samuel Perez, Amazon
21 November 2014
  • Summary: As good as it gets! I just wanted the cables to be smaller, but it is something that will have its flaws for some. I mean, its fine for somebody that the cables are large, for others dont and viceversa. For my taste i would like it to have the mesh around the cables, gives a nice effect.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fried my R9 280x GPU.

Tessa, Amazon
20 November 2014
  • Summary: Hooked this power supply up and once I put the graphics card through Unigene heaven it blew it. Loud pop, bright flash, black screen, burning smell. This isn't the first CX model psu that has caused me issue either. I bought a CX600 from Microcenter and it would power off randomly. Bad rail.
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