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http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?p=566971

Thatz 2
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post #112 of 230
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Originally Posted by JackNaylorPE View Post

http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?p=566971

Thatz 2

That's one isolated incident and it looks like it was a lemon, lemons happen with every manufacturer. Sorry but it's going to take more than one incident to declare the CX line "bad".
post #113 of 230
I Benn using a CX500 since March 2013. I started using it with a FX 8350, one ssd, one WD black, CD ROM, Nv 660, and a fx990 mobo. Since then, I've never had an issue. I am now using it with a 4770k and a 660ti with no problems
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i bought a cx500m at ending of april (2013), i had it with a weak system dual core'd and i had no issues.

But almost 3 months ago that i built my new system (mobo+cpu+ram, didnt have gpu yet was working with intergrated)after like 2 weeks coil whine showed up. Mainly i didnt have any serious problems with it, (no randoms shutdowns or w/e)
Only that i couldn't get my ram sticks to xmp profile (just using the option 'xmp' not manually trying the speeds and timings.
Always getting bsod's when i was doing that, could that be the reason of the psu? As many ppl suggested those cx shouldnt be near in gaming pc's thats my opinion too, and after having this for not even 1 year that buzzing is everywhere, low load, high load,even when the system is shutdown the buzzing is still there (lol).Anyway 2 weeks ago i got my 760 and im going to replace that psu with a cm v700, what u guys think? I know it may be a little 'overkill' from my current setup, but i dont wanna cheap out on my psu i want the best i can get, and i cant get any seasonic or xfx here so, (or any hx/tx from corsair)
Edited by ChrisPh - 1/13/14 at 9:14am
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i bought a cx500m at ending of april (2013), i had it with a weak system dual core'd and i had no issues.

But almost 3 months ago that i built my new system (mobo+cpu+ram, didnt have gpu yet was working with intergrated)after like 2 weeks coil whine showed up. Mainly i didnt have any serious problems with it, (no randoms shutdowns or w/e)
Only that i couldn't get my ram sticks to xmp profile (just using the option 'xmp' not manually trying the speeds and timings.
Always getting bsod's when i was doing that, could that be the reason of the psu? As many ppl suggested those cx shouldnt be near in gaming pc's thats my opinion too, and after having this for not even 1 year that buzzing is everywhere, low load, high load,even when the system is shutdown the buzzing is still there (lol).Anyway 2 weeks ago i got my 760 and im going to replace that psu with a cm v700, what u guys think? I know it may be a little 'overkill' from my current setup, but i dont wanna cheap out on my psu i want the best i can get, and i cant get any seasonic or xfx here so, (or any hx/tx from corsair)

You got tons of other lower wattage options

Unless you live on the moon there has to be at least some options
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I have a CX600M and have been on the ball about OCing because of it. Can't decide whether to hold off or just leave my system as is...

I've had absolutely no problems with my PSU. Hell, I had a surge in my room and my girlfriend spilt a full glass of ice water (yeah, she's special) right on top of my computer (if anyone knows my case they'll know the PSU is top mounted). Didn't even affect it. Hoping that I don't jinx it though *knocks on wood* lol
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You got tons of other lower wattage options

Unless you live on the moon there has to be at least some options

thanks for your response, well im really low on options here, and i want it to be future proof and 'might' do sli the 760.

you think the v700 will it be able to handle it?
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thanks for your response, well im really low on options here, and i want it to be future proof and 'might' do sli the 760.

you think the v700 will it be able to handle it?

its more then enough for that so go ahead with the V700
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That's one isolated incident and it looks like it was a lemon, lemons happen with every manufacturer. Sorry but it's going to take more than one incident to declare the CX line "bad".

No, thatz 2. Thats one incident responded to by someone who had the exact same experiences in the very same thread ... use google they are all over the place.....I 1st saw it on tomshardware
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The corsair Cx series 600m OEM Seasonic KitGuru gives it very good score as well as others.
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