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Corsair VX550W 550W ATX 12V 41A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120mm Fan

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SKU: 25984
Shipping Weight: 6.2lbs

Part #: CMPSU-550VX

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Features:

Extending Corsair's legendary reputation in performance and quality, the new Corsair VX family of power supply features the most efficient power management and ultra-quiet design for mainstream users. Unlike most power supplies in the market, the Corsair VX incorporates a single +12V power rail that delivers continuous power under heavy loads. This conservative design ensures reliable operation in today's most demanding system configurations and adds compatibility for future platforms. The unique combination of rock solid performance and incredible value puts the Corsair VX family of power supplies in a class of its own. Ideal for home theater PCs and Energy Star PCs, the VX line maximizes energy savings and minimum noise generation thanks to double-forward switching circuitry design.

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Limited Warranty 5 Year
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General Information  
     Brand Name: Corsair
     Manufacturer: Corsair
     Manufacturer Part Number: CMPSU-550VX
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.corsair.com
     Product Model: VX550W
     Product Name: VX550W ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply
     Product Type: Power Supply
Miscellaneous  
     Additional Information:
  • Ultra-quiet fan delivers excellent airflow at an exceptionally low noise level
  • Double-forward switching circuitry design offers maximum efficiency, up to 85% under wide load range
  • 99% Active Power Factor Correction provides clean and reliable power to your system
  • Dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with latest components
  • High quality Japanese capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability
  • Extra long cables support full tower size chassis

     Certifications & Standards:

Safety Approvals:

  • UL
  • CUL
  • CE
  • CB
  • FCC Class B
  • TUV
  • CCC
  • C-tick

Technical Information  
     Specification Compliance: ATX12V/EPS12V
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 5 Year

Customer Reviews of Corsair CMPSU-550VX

Product reviews on NCIX.com are screened for relevance and inappropriate content. Reviews may contain inaccurate information about the product. If there is a discrepancy, please use the Flag this Review link located beside each review. Reviews are not an endorsement expressed by NCIX.com, but opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make purchasing decisions based on facts or opinions expressed regarding Corsair CMPSU-550VX reviews.
Cheng Han_W
04/09/14
Experience: 3 Years

Pros

great value for video gamer
Cons
a bit expensive
Summary
Got this 3 , 4 years ago for pc gaming, used it with GT9800, GTX260, GTX460, and now GTX570 and is still running strong. Highly recommend for entry level pc gaming setup. It is slightly expensive at regular price, but when on sale it is worth every penny!

aTL4
12/25/12
Experience: 6 Months

Pros

cheap
powers everything needed in a budget gaming system
Cons
no modular
Summary
good psu, havent had any problems surface

AceOnRiv
10/15/12
Experience: 2 Weeks

Pros

powerful
quiet
good price
Cons
none
Summary
used to power an old system with amd x4 old cpu, ddr2 and low end video card for a workstation does the job very well, i mean it's not like a $500 powersupply

lavalp
06/26/12
Experience: 2 Months

Pros

-Price (59.99$ on sale, with free ground shipping for entire order).
-Quality power supply, won't explode after a month.
-Looks pretty neat in my case.
Cons
None.
Summary
I was looking for a cost-efficient power supply for a mainstream gaming computer I was building. The VX550W was an excellent choice at this price (59.99$), as it's a reliable power supply and it supports pretty much anything (other than 400+$ GPUs, I suppose).

Sean_C
05/28/12
Experience: 14 Days

Pros

Quality PSU
Pretty Quiet
Cons
None
Summary
Bought this to upgrade a friends old computer, was enough power to handle an older 3870x2 that i threw in his pc to give it some life. No problems, Got it on special even better deal.. he is happy that was the goal. For PSU always buy quality.

Allan_D
04/13/12
Experience: 3 Months

Pros

Good price at $70, low sound from fan, no problems with system.
Cons
Wattage too low if I wanted a second video card in this system.
Summary
This power supply was reviewed as a solid unit with considerable upside to it when it had come out new. It has been on the market long enough that this wattage is beginning to be insufficient for the power user systems, but it works for me with an Intel i7 2600K (slightly overclocked), 16 GB RAM at 1600 Mhz, ASUS GeForce GTX560 Ti 448CORE, SSD drive, SATA3 drive, 2 optical drives, and 4 fans from the case operating. I am very pleased with my system and this power supply has not caused any troubles to date.

Min Rui_C
01/19/12
Experience: 1 Weeks

Pros

Great quality, great packaging, silent.
Cons
none so far
Summary
This is probably the best bang for the buck. I bought this for 60$ and it runs perfectly. The packaging is on par with their professional HX series. Both have the white bag to cover the PSU and both came with ties and the Corsair sticker. Runs silently.

Bigbinks
12/02/10
Experience: 3 Years

Pros

Solid power, quiet, runs cool, great warranty
Cons
none
Summary
I'm just about to replace this PS with a new one because I need one with at least 650 Watts for my new GPU. I thought I had better write a review first. I've had this thing for 3.5 years, running 3 different builds, overclocked two different CPU's and it's been an absolute trooper. Always trust Corsair products. It's always been quiet, cool and steady. Sad to see it go. Buy this PS for any situation unless you're running more than one GPU.

Iruthayanayaky_S
10/07/10
Experience: 1 Weeks

Pros

Powerful, Good for a budget
Cons
None ATM
Summary
One of the best powersupplys for a budget builder.I reccomend this for everyone. I was able to get this for a really low price. I think it was $50 -Bad Memory-

Nick. H
10/04/10
Experience: 7 Days

Pros

Very good Sleeved cables
Good length for mid tower
Runs very Quite
Price when on sale
Cons
None at all
Summary
Picked this up for $60 with pm to replace my toast coolermaster psu that was making a high pitch noise, First off I love this power supply the price to performance is very good. I was able to do a lot of cable management with the long cables, the sleeved cables are gone very well. Runs cool and quite. Recommended to any who needs a mid range psu for budget build.

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Messages about Corsair VX550W 550W ATX 12V 41A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120mm Fan

Will it still fit (lope_dogg- May 11, 12, 2 Replies)
Fit with MSI P55A-GD55 Motherboard? (Jin- Jan 10, 11, 3 Replies)
will this power supply handle this system ? (h3ll_fir3- Sep 10, 10, 2 Replies)
can this handle two gtx260s? (Dwarrior- Jul 19, 10, 1 Replies)
Will it fit? (Snow Much- Feb 12, 10, 4 Replies)
This or antec ea650W (BF2- Oct 12, 09, 2 Replies)
Corsair PSUs and UPSs (Marc_E- Jul 03, 09, 11 Replies)
Another "will it power it" thread (EyEBallEater- Mar 14, 09, 2 Replies)
Will this power 9800GTX+? (xfired_b- Jan 17, 09, 1 Replies)
This or Antec Earthwatts 500W? (Dragn- Jan 15, 09, 7 Replies)
Can this power a GTX280? (Dwarrior- Nov 24, 08, 2 Replies)
Corsair VX550W Doesn't have a P7 plug (Isitworthit- Nov 14, 08, 7 Replies)
HAD NOTHING BUT PROBELMS (charlie76- Nov 06, 08, 2 Replies)

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Comment:
Posted by: W._C @12/27/10
URL: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/psus/2008/05/06/corsair-vx550w-power-
Comment: Bit-tech review
Posted by: [BF2] DigitalNinja @09/15/10
URL: http://hardocp.com/article.html?art=MTQyMCwsLGhlbnRodXNpYXN0
Comment: The VX550W features better voltage regulation, higher peak efficiency, and excellent DC output quality.
Posted by: deathtongue @09/22/08
URL: http://www.circuitremix.com/index.php?q=node/98
Comment: Efficiency testing and voltage regulation testing conducted on quad core gaming test platform.
Posted by: Brandon_H @01/29/08
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