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Corsair CX-500M
9.4 out of 10

Corsair CX-500M

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Reviews and Problems with Corsair CX-500M

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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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Overall 10
10

Great, Perfect, Buy it.

James NYC, Amazon
18 October 2014
  • Summary: I'm not usually a fan of "brands" I've never considered myself "brand loyal" i usually go for the best quality/reviews weighed against price to suit my needs. With that being said, i'm so impressed by this powersupply CX500 (and there isn't much to the device itself, i mean, its a power supply!
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good PSU for those on budgets

Yoon Saechao, Amazon
30 September 2014
  • Summary: Very good PSU for those on budgets. Clean, efficient power is being delivered to a PC I built for a friend. Powering an AMD FX 6300 OC'd to 4.2 GHZ, Windforce GTX 660 OC, Samsung EVO 240 SSD and WD 1TB HDD under a Cooler Master HAF 922.
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Overall 2
2.0

Another Dead on arrival PSU from CORSAIR

Nick, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Dead on Arrival. Opened the box after the 30 day return period & wasn't able to get a return. Corsair seems to have a ton of faulty PSU's going out. I "LOVE" Corsair I buy a ton of their products, Cases mostly, However this is my second PSU which is faulty. . . Both not able to return on amazon.
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