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Is the new "2017" Corsair CX450 an improvement over the last gen CX450 and CX450M?

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I'm looking for a 140mm long PSU for a HTPC build and I'm having a hard time finding a nice one on a low budget (~$50). Have any experts given an opinion about this new CX450? Seems like it'd be a nice fit but the last generation CX PSUs seem to have a lot of reported fan failures and coil whine.
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There is no last gen 450 the only one before was a 430

And your question already has an answer
http://www.overclock.net/t/1604822/corsair-cx-series-explained
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

There is no last gen 450 the only one before was a 430

And your question already has an answer
http://www.overclock.net/t/1604822/corsair-cx-series-explained

Is newegg just claiming an year old PSU is a new 2017 product?
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16817139201

And is the Vengeance series not available in the US?
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The Vengeance is not available in the US as far as i know
As for the CX it came out late last year from what i recall so i dont know why newegg claims new 2017 product.
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

The Vengeance is not available in the US as far as i know
As for the CX it came out late last year from what i recall so i dont know why newegg claims new 2017 product.

I see, thanks. Sounds like it's a good choice either way
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