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Corsair Builder Series CMPSU-500CX 500W ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan *2 Year Wrty*

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SKU: 55788
Shipping Weight: 5.0lbs

Part #: CMPSU-500CX

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Features:

The Corsair Builder Series CX500 PSU is designed for worry-free compatibility for your home desktop PC system build or upgrade. With features usually reserved for premium power supplies, they are a great choice for systems where continuous and reliable power delivery and low noise are essential.

Quick Specs:
Efficiency 80%
Input Voltage 110 V AC 220 V AC
Output Power 500 W
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Output Voltage 3.3 V AC @ 25 A 5 V AC @ 20 A 12 V AC @ 34 A -12 V AC @ 800 mA 5 V AC @ 3 A
Weight (Approximate) 4.44 lb
Form Factor Internal
Country of Origin China
Height 3.4"
Width 5.9"
Depth 5.5"
Number of Fans 1
Number of +12V Rails 1
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General Information  
     Brand Name: Corsair
     Manufacturer: Corsair
     Manufacturer Part Number: CMPSU-500CX
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.corsair.com
     Product Line: BUILDER
     Product Model: CX500
     Product Name: BUILDER CX500 ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply
     Product Series: CX
     Product Type: Power Supply
Interfaces/Ports  
     Receptacles: 1 x 20+4pin ATX Motherboard
1 x 4+4pin ATX12V Motherboard
1 x 8-pin EPS12V Motherboard
2 x 6-pin PCI-E
4 x 4-pin LP4 Peripheral Device
5 x Serial ATA
1 x 4-pin SP4 Floppy Drive
Miscellaneous  
     Country of Origin: China
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 5.5" (139.7 mm)
     Form Factor: Internal
     Height: 3.4" (86.4 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 2.01 kg
     Width: 5.9" (149.9 mm)
Power Description  
     Input Voltage: 110 V AC
220 V AC
     Input Voltage Range: 90 V AC to 264 V AC
     Input Voltage Type: AC
     Number of +12V Rails: 1
     Output Power: 500 W
     Output Voltage: 3.3 V AC @ 25 A
5 V AC @ 20 A
12 V AC @ 34 A
-12 V AC @ 800 mA
5 V AC @ 3 A
Reliability  
     MTBF: 100000 Hour
Technical Information  
     Efficiency: 80%
     Number of Fans: 1
     Power Factor Correction (PFC): Active
     Protection Type: Over Voltage
Over Power
Under Voltage
Short Circuit
     Specification Compliance: ATX12V/EPS12V
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

Customer Reviews of Corsair CMPSU-500CX

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-500CX reviews.
Andrew_L
01/06/12
Experience: 6 Months

Pros

Good solid PSU
Lots of connections for PCIe, SATA etc
Cons
None so far
Summary
Bought this to replace an old Fortron Sparkle PSU and so far it's doing a great job. Have it hooked up to 4 Hard Drives, 1 DVDrw, 1 3.5" card reader, 2 fans, and a crappy 4650 video card which I will be replacing soon. It's a great PSU for budget builds and was recommended to me by one of ncix floor staff.

Tyler N.
10/15/11
Experience: 1 Weeks

Pros

-$44 on sale
-Powers my budget system without any problems
-Sleeved cables is a plus
-Good length for ATX cases
-120mm top fan is quit
Cons
-None
Summary
Picked this up for $44 on sale to power my budget build running my Athlon x4 640 z3.7ghz,AMD 6770, 1tb HDD, gigabyte GA-870A-USB3, and 5 fans without any problems. Its a great budget psu with a great price.

Lee_S
10/12/11
Experience: 21 Days

Pros

Price, Connections, Quiet
Cons
None
Summary
I bought this PSU to replace the under powered 230W one that came with my HP desktop computer. Why computers even come with such a small PSU nowadays is beyond me. I needed a bigger PSU so I could add components that I bought to upgrade the computer and this one was PERFECT! I bought a Blu Ray Drive and a nice video card and 230W wasn't even close to recommended power for them. It's very nice because it has so many connections, including 2 for the video cards. It's very quiet, and comes with cable ties too. Very easy to install. You can get this PSU at a smoking hot price if you watch for it. Very happy with it so far.

Jennifer_W
09/22/11
Experience: 3 Days

Pros

Price
Sleeved cables
Various cable types
Quiet
Cons
N/A
Summary
Bought this to replace a cheap 300W PSU that came with my computer and so far have had zero problems or noticed any unusual noise. The sleeved cables keep everything tidy and easy to find, and ties coming with the PSU is icing on the cake. Very good PSU for the price for those on a budget.

TofuwRice
03/30/11
Experience: 10 Days

Pros

Affordable, solid, sleeved cables, silent fan.
Cons
High pitched coil whine even when turned off.
Summary
Overall okay PSU the thing that bothered me was the coil whine that you can't really do anything about. It was $45 dollars on sale and came with zip ties which was a plus.

Kim_B
03/21/11
Experience: 1 Days

Pros

2 year warranty
Cons
Not for powerhouse computer
Summary
This is a great reliable power supply for office and home computers. It delivers true power and Corsair has a very good track record when it comes to quality control. you will not get very many DOA power supplies.

Wylo
03/18/11
Experience: 3 Months

Pros

Quiet
Stable
Cons
N/A
Summary
Solid PSU. Satisfactory noise level, cabling, and reliability.

trag
03/16/11
Experience: 1 Days

Pros

quiet, cheap. good brand.
Cons
none. for the price its not bad.
Summary
it's quiet, it works.
corsair has great support.
500w enough to power most simple systems.

Yvonsky
02/24/11
Experience: 1 Days

Pros

Corsair brand
Good quality
Good support
Quiet
Price when on special
Cons
None
Summary
Great power supply for 45$. I always buy Corsair power supply and no one has failed me yet.

Cannell_T
02/20/11
Experience: 1 Months

Pros

- Reliable
Cons
- none
Summary
- Corsair is a great company and have not had any problems so far with any of their products.

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