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http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story4&reid=214

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post #23 of 230
Wasn't one of the older CX430's quite good?
Had one running a phenom II x4 for a while.
I would only buy an hx or an ax from corsair, or their newer rm series that looks quite interesting.

If I wanted a ~400W PSU, I'd get an xfx core 450.
Edited by Kyronn94 - 10/4/13 at 4:29pm
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Wasn't one of the older CX430's quite good?
Had one running a phenom II x4 for a while.
I would only buy a tx or an ax from corsair, or their newer rm series that looks quite interesting.

If I wanted a ~400W PSU, I'd get one of the xfx core series.

This will sound like Corsair bashing despite its not

But you can find better PSU´s then Corsair even some for less money then a Corsair

That does not make Corsair bad just overpriced
Edited by shilka - 10/4/13 at 5:13pm
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Not to disagree, but what do you think of the JonnyGuru link I posted?

It won't hyperlink correctly. You have to copy/paste it into your address bar to get it to work.
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Which one the KM2 or KM3 version?

I believe KM3, but im not sure how can you tell theres no serial numbers on my psu.
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I believe KM3, but im not sure how can you tell theres no serial numbers on my psu.

If its says nothing then its KM2 if its says KM3 anywhere on the PSu its KM3
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Ah found it just says ss650km
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Ah found it just says ss650km

KM2 then
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Not to disagree, but what do you think of the JonnyGuru link I posted?

It won't hyperlink correctly. You have to copy/paste it into your address bar to get it to work.

Primary capacitor is a single Chinese made Samxon cap

All of the capacitors on the secondary are also Samxon. Corsair could've done worse... but the number of capacitor choices that are better are quite numerous.

+
Decent voltage regulation
Good ripple suppression

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Use of Chinese Samxon capacitors throughout.
Group regulated design

Even worse then the CX430M
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