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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    CAT you missed out one of your favorite other points, the new CX range use cheaper capacitors, the old ones used japanese caps, then new ones are using taiwanese caps, I'm sure the primary are only 85c rated as well but I cannot find when I found that. so I may of been mixed up with another unit
    Good spot!! You are right the CX430W uses SamXon capacitors.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Also another point is that when you look at the numbers the +12v in not going up much with the total wattage, it's being padded on the 5v & 3.3v

    However where did the SamXon data come from CAT? as SamXon are actually very good.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Does sound iffy....guess it could take 6 months+ to tell if they truly have problems or not.

    But with the fairly recent realisation of how important a PSU is (and corair being one of the main companies to harp on about it) I am surprised that the specs do seem lower, rather then higher.
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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    For the high end HX VX or AX corsair are great, but their low end stuff is starting to look sub par, yes still better no-brand el-cheapo.

    If they Produced the CX range as a cheap budget range from the start it's wouldn't be so bad but they started it with a great unit, worth every penny if not more and are now following it with lower cost lower quality units with the outward figures massaged to make them look better.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    So where do we go for a budget 400w

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    I have to agree with Pob and CAT, this is very poor show from corsair and not at all what i expected. Given that their brand name has been something renowned of high performance in all areas it comes as a bit of a shock to find they are abusing it. I actually have one of the 400s in my media centre/server and its perfect; low noise, very cool and well built.
    There are plenty of other high quality power supplies at a reasonable cost so its no big deal, if your seriously looking for a recommendation then just post up asking for advice and im sure we can find something (seasonic S12 330, silverstone strider 400w and the silverpower units spring to mind). I just feel sorry for anyone who gets fooled by the trickery.

    Baring mind these units will be low cost so the lack of review units going out shouldnt be a big deal as people will just buy them and review them anyway, hell if anyone is up for it, has the equipment and time i will buy them one to do it! Lets just hope they get slated for it and it forces them to get their act together!

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    I thought the title was a bit harsh.

    "The new cx series are suprising sub standard compared to some of the great stuff corsair has ben releasing recently."

    They are all CWT units iirc.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 29-12-2010 at 10:06 PM.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    That is disappointing that Corsair did not defend their corner with some proof, Rather than saying "don't tell lies" or something to that effect.

    It is a shame they seem to have gone this way, I would expect false performance claims from a cheap or unknown brand but, not from a well respected brand like Corsair.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    stick with seasonic then lads

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    afaik my enermax is designed to run at 50c to remain optimal

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Just got home to find my threads been closed, Well at least we've got this one (which i didnt spot earlier).

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    he could have at least provided with an accurate source proving the contrary to what had been suggested.

    I smell a rat... or should i say the smoking remains of the corsair PSU reputation

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    Interesting!!

    Supposedly the CX430W is now 80+ certified:

    http://www.corsair.com/power-supplie...x400w-211.html

    Is still says upto 80% efficiency on their website and the official 80+ plus list has no mention of the CX430W:

    http://www.plugloadsolutions.com/80P...x?id=25&type=2

    Interestingly the CX400W is between 81% to 84% efficient.

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    Re: The new Corsair CX range looks crap!

    These CX corsair are pretty weak compared to rest of their range.

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