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CORSAIR CX750 ATX PSU -750W £59.99 PCWORLD

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Looking at upgrading my pc soon and thought this wasn't too bad for a 750w from a known brand.

The Corsair CX750 ATX PSU offers a trouble-free installation and a smooth and efficient operation.

Improve power

Ideal for a home or office computer in need of an upgrade, the Corsair CX750 helps to provide worry-free power.

Providing continuous and reliable power, the powerful CX750 is a smart upgrade for your desktop. It is 80PLUS Bronze certified and is designed with long cables that help it to suit any tower PC.

Sustain systems

It provides protection against over- and under-voltage and over-power. Your components will be protected by short-circuit protection.

A generous cable count means you can link and power multiple components to the 750 W power supply unit.

Cool in looks and design

The PSU includes a 120 mm fan that keeps air moving around your PSU. It boasts quiet operation as the fan varies according to temperature.

The matte black finish and black sleeved cables give the Corsair CX750 ATX PSU a sleek, refined and high-tech look that's sure to match your desktop.
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2 Likes #1
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
3 Likes #2
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

Ive used Corsair in the past and never let me down so i still trust em haha
3 Likes #3
As this is not one of the seasonic based units, I would pay the extra £15 (if you get free delivery) and get this
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/850w-cooler-master-rs850-80plus-gold-full-modular-psu-74-39-85-88-without-free-delivery-2103732
2 Likes #4
The__Flash
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

Ive used Corsair in the past and never let me down so i still trust em haha


+1
#5
I installed a Corsair about 3 weeks ago (not this one, a cheaper model) so it's too early to tell...but it has a 3 year warranty so I'm not too concerned!
3 Likes #6
The__Flash
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

Ive used Corsair in the past and never let me down so i still trust em haha
For PSU's, they wouldn't be my first choice. So many people buy them but there are usually better alternatives hence why they're over rated.
I need a new PSU but Corsair aren't one of my choices.

I'd pay £10 extra and get the one of the XFX's, bigger fan and based on Seasonic PSU's so have all their capacitors made in Japan.

Edited By: CouldntThinkOfAUsername on Dec 30, 2014 22:36
#7
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
The__Flash
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

Ive used Corsair in the past and never let me down so i still trust em haha
For PSU's, they wouldn't be my first choice. So many people buy them but there are usually better alternatives hence why they're over rated.
I need a new PSU but Corsair aren't one of my choices.

I'd pay £10 extra and get the one of the XFX's, bigger fan and based on Seasonic PSU's so have all their capacitors made in Japan.

All i can say is everyone's view on these are all different and i enjoy seeing other peoples views on things, especially computer components :)
#8
I use a Corsair TX750M and it's really nice and quiet.
#9
Broadsands
I installed a Corsair about 3 weeks ago (not this one, a cheaper model) so it's too early to tell...but it has a 3 year warranty so I'm not too concerned!

The returns base for Europe is in the Netherlands, so the warranty is of questionable value on the cheaper models considering the cost of sending a package there.

I purchased this model from Amazon 6 months ago, it failed a month ago, replaced swiftly by amazon ofc!
1 Like #10
Mine was also (and purposely!) purchased via Amazon as I know they're likely to back up any warranty claims.
#11
I have had a CX600 for about 2 yrs without problems, the only downside is that the cables seem to be more steel than copper and they are sometimes difficult to run round the case.
#12
pa55word123
I have had a CX600 for about 2 yrs without problems, the only downside is that the cables seem to be more steel than copper and they are sometimes difficult to run round the case.

Well yes, I wasn't that impressed that I had to order an extension cable as they weren't long enough in a standard ATX case to reach two hard drives and one bluray/dvd drive! It's not the £2.50 price of the extensive cable...it's just lazy design and waiting another couple of days for the cable to arrive before finishing the install!
#13
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

As would I. Corsair units aren't what they once were for the most part. The CX are pretty mediocre.
#14
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.[/quote[quote=CouldntThinkOfAUsername]Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.


total garbage. have you tried their gold or platinum modular series
1 Like #15
kharma45
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

As would I. Corsair units aren't what they once were for the most part. The CX are pretty mediocre.


but that's their bottom the range
#16
royals
kharma45
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
As would I. Corsair units aren't what they once were for the most part. The CX are pretty mediocre.
but that's their bottom the range

Second from bottom. Regardless, you can do better.
#17
I still have my tx650. Does the job very well
#18
I've been using this exact model for about 6 months. It runs quiet, and found it easy to install into a Corsair 200r case. I found the cables flexible and long enough.
1 Like #19
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.

Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)
#20
I just ordered myself a Evga SuperNova 750W for same price :) Semi modular
#21
I've had two faulty Corsair (value range) fail on me within the month. Extreme clanking sound from the fans.
The third one (higher wattage one) wouldn't power my SSD correctly? I had to resort to using a molex extension lead instead of the SATA PSU lead? Though this could have been the Trancend SSD.
#22
I have Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W. Cost me 76 pounds used from ebay lol
#23
Paid £85 for my HX620W yonks ago. Several upgrades later and it is still going strong. Now powers an AMD 8350 CPU, 290X Graphics Card, 4 HDD's, and 1 SSD with no problems whatsoever. I wouldn't hesitate going for this if I needed to replace mine.
#24
Corsair are fine, but be very wary of the CX series, they're no where near the quality of the higher up models. I've had two CX 600's die on me, luckily they didn't take anything with them, although one did pop rather dramatically and spread bits of fan blade everywhere.

Look for something built by Superflower or Seasonic, its worth spending £10-£20 more on one.
#25
neonic
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.
Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)

Corsair don't use Seasonic at all now. They use CWT and Flextronics.
#26
neonic
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.

Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)



I was just going to say, Seasonic PSU's are beasts!! Looking at the top...TOP end PSU's they came out on top on all the benchmarks. It was a 1200watt PSU I believe but yeah...can never go wrong with seasonic. I used to have a TAGAN 1300W PSU which was awesome but I think that company went bust.
1 Like #27
kharma45
neonic
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.
Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)

Corsair don't use Seasonic at all now. They use CWT and Flextronics.
Not quite up to date, but:

Corsair
AX-650 – Seasonic
AX-750 – Seasonic
AX-760 – Seasonic
AX-760i – Flextronics
AX-850 – Seasonic
AX-860 – Seasonic
AX-860i – Flextronics
AX-1200 – Flextronics
AX-1200i – Flextronics

CX-400 – Seasonic
CX-430 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-430 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-500 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-500 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-600 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-600 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)

Gaming Series GS600 – Channel Well(CWT)
Gaming Series GS700 – Channel Well(CWT)
Gaming Series GS800 – Channel Well(CWT)

HX-450 – Seasonic
HX-520 – Seasonic
HX-620 – Seasonic
HX-650 – Seasonic
HX-750 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)
HX-850 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)
HX-1000 – Channel Well (CWT)
HX-1050 – Channel Well (CWT)

TX-550M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-650 – Seasonic
TX-650 v2 – Seasonic
TX-650M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-750 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH(older) platform)
TX-750 v2 – Seasonic
TX-750M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-850 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH(older) platform)
TX-850 v2 – Seasonic
TX-850M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-950 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)

VX-450 – Seasonic
VX-550 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH platform)

http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/psu_manufacturers
#28
Watch this PSU......i used one to TRY and power a system with a 970 in it and it caused horrendous coild whine in both card and psu.

Changed to an EVGA G2 and completely silent now

Cheap turd IMO

J
1 Like #29
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.

Corsair have always been very reliable to me. Haven't tried XFX or beQuiet but heard there also good.
#30
neonic
kharma45
neonic
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.
Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)
Corsair don't use Seasonic at all now. They use CWT and Flextronics.
Not quite up to date, but:
Corsair
AX-650 – Seasonic
AX-750 – Seasonic
AX-760 – Seasonic
AX-760i – Flextronics
AX-850 – Seasonic
AX-860 – Seasonic
AX-860i – Flextronics
AX-1200 – Flextronics
AX-1200i – Flextronics
CX-400 – Seasonic
CX-430 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-430 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-500 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-500 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-600 – Channel Well(CWT)
CX-600 v2 – Channel Well(CWT)
Gaming Series GS600 – Channel Well(CWT)
Gaming Series GS700 – Channel Well(CWT)
Gaming Series GS800 – Channel Well(CWT)
HX-450 – Seasonic
HX-520 – Seasonic
HX-620 – Seasonic
HX-650 – Seasonic
HX-750 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)
HX-850 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)
HX-1000 – Channel Well (CWT)
HX-1050 – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-550M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-650 – Seasonic
TX-650 v2 – Seasonic
TX-650M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-750 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH(older) platform)
TX-750 v2 – Seasonic
TX-750M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-850 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH(older) platform)
TX-850 v2 – Seasonic
TX-850M – Channel Well (CWT)
TX-950 – Channel Well (CWT) (DSG platform)
VX-450 – Seasonic
VX-550 – Channel Well (CWT) (PSH platform)http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/psu_manufacturers

The information is for the OEMs is correct but the Seasonic units listed are all EOL and not on sale any longer.
#31
mranderson1971
I use a Corsair TX750M and it's really nice and quiet.

Silence is golden. I would pay more for a silent one.
#32
jinjur
Watch this PSU......i used one to TRY and power a system with a 970 in it and it caused horrendous coild whine in both card and psu.

Changed to an EVGA G2 and completely silent now

Cheap turd IMO

J

yep, i went for a eVGA Supernova G2 850W. superb
#33
OSS
#34
Non modular. Highly recommend fully modular PSUs failing that semi modular.
#35
My cx500m still going strong a year later
#36
Corsair PSUs might have been good in the past but things have changed. Don't be persuaded by their warranty, you will get a shock when you try and claim on it. Cold
#37
dmannn
neonic
CouldntThinkOfAUsername
Corsair are over rated. I'd choose XFX or beQuiet over them anyday.
It is not about the label, you should check who builds them. most Corsairs and XFX are built by Seasonic.
Although I don't think the CX ones are.

Personally I still have a Seasonic (S12+ 650W) since 2006-07. rock solid. So yeah, I'd go with Seasonic own brand over anything else :)

I used to have Tagan psus as well and at the time they were very good for the money. I just bought the Scan deal for a Coolermaster v850 then noticed Amazon are selling then at £85 as well so I could have used my vouchers up.


I was just going to say, Seasonic PSU's are beasts!! Looking at the top...TOP end PSU's they came out on top on all the benchmarks. It was a 1200watt PSU I believe but yeah...can never go wrong with seasonic. I used to have a TAGAN 1300W PSU which was awesome but I think that company went bust.
#38
minicale
Non modular. Highly recommend fully modular PSUs failing that semi modular.

Not quite - the PSU is semi-modular. There are two fixed power cables - one leading to a 20+4 pin ATX plug and the other to a 4+4 pin ATX CPU plug

The PSU has six sockets for the modular cables (of which there a quite a few supplied) - 4 for peripherals and SATA devices and 2 for 6+2 PCI-E and 4+4 pin CPU.

VERY quiet when running.

First unit had a faulty on/off switch. Taken unit back to Maplin who have replaced it after it failed to come on this morning (purchased less than 2 weeks ago). Re-installed original PSU into PC which powered up immediately proving that it wasn't the power cord nor the motherboard. Not installed 2nd unit yet.

PSU is coming up at £69.99 at Currys/PC World which is the same price as Maplin, not the £59.99 that the title of this thread states.

LINKS:

Currys/PC World

Maplin

Hope this helps

OfaB


Edited By: Outforabargain on Feb 13, 2015 14:32
#39
Outforabargain
minicale
Non modular. Highly recommend fully modular PSUs failing that semi modular.
Not quite - the PSU is semi-modular. There are two fixed power cables - one leading to a 20+4 pin ATX plug and the other to a 4+4 pin ATX CPU plug
The PSU has six sockets for the modular cables (of which there a quite a few supplied) - 4 for peripherals and SATA devices and 2 for 6+2 PCI-E and 4+4 pin CPU.
VERY quiet when running.
First unit had a faulty on/off switch. Taken unit back to Maplin who have replaced it after it failed to come on this morning (purchased less than 2 weeks ago). Re-installed original PSU into PC which powered up immediately proving that it wasn't the power cord nor the motherboard. Not installed 2nd unit yet.
PSU is coming up at £69.99 at Currys/PC World which is the same price as Maplin, not the £59.99 that the title of this thread states.
LINKS:Currys/PC WorldMaplin
Hope this helps
OfaB


Thats different to the one listed here the one here is non modular just look at the picture.
#40
minicale
Outforabargain
minicale
Non modular. Highly recommend fully modular PSUs failing that semi modular.
Not quite - the PSU is semi-modular. There are two fixed power cables - one leading to a 20+4 pin ATX plug and the other to a 4+4 pin ATX CPU plug
The PSU has six sockets for the modular cables (of which there a quite a few supplied) - 4 for peripherals and SATA devices and 2 for 6+2 PCI-E and 4+4 pin CPU.
VERY quiet when running.
First unit had a faulty on/off switch. Taken unit back to Maplin who have replaced it after it failed to come on this morning (purchased less than 2 weeks ago). Re-installed original PSU into PC which powered up immediately proving that it wasn't the power cord nor the motherboard. Not installed 2nd unit yet.
PSU is coming up at £69.99 at Currys/PC World which is the same price as Maplin, not the £59.99 that the title of this thread states.
LINKS:Currys/PC WorldMaplin
Hope this helps
OfaB
Thats different to the one listed here the one here is non modular just look at the picture.

My apologies - you are quite correct. The PSU I have bought and have experience with is the CX750M (the M signifying modular I guess).

regards

OfaB

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