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COOLMAX CUG-950B 950W ATX12V v2.3 EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified / CrossFire Ready Modular Active PFC and Compatible with Core i3/i5/i7 Power Supply

  • ATX12V v2.3, EPS12V v2.91
  • 100 - 240 V
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Today’s graphics cards, hard drives, and processors require large amounts of power and ampere to perform at their best. Coolmax has produced a unit to optimize your PC. The Coolmax Green Power 950w gives you high-end, eco-friendly power and performance without the high-end price tag.

The CUG 950 offers an efficiency rating of 84% and ranks very highly in the 80 Plus Silver Category. The CUG-950 delivers up to 950W of continuous DC power. The ultra quiet 135mm fan provides the ultimate balance between cooling and noise level. Coolmax includes a wide array of output cables, all with nylon sleeving, to ensure easy connection to components.

Dual PCI-E power connectors fully support both SLI and Cross-Fire systems. The completely modular design, wide range of features, multiple protection circuits, and standard size make the CUG-950w a very attractive choice for today’s power hungry systems.

  • newegg Modular Cables Color coded modular cable design for easy, hassle free installation.
  • newegg "Intelligent" Fan Adjusts to Need The 135mm ultra quite fan automatically adjusts under loads. This increases Power Supply efficiency and reduces noise.
  • newegg Enough Power for Almost Anything 950W of continuous DC power at 84% efficiency provides you with enough power to run all of your high end components.

Learn more about the CoolMax CUG-950B

Model

Brand
COOLMAX
Model
CUG-950B

Spec

Type
ATX12V v2.3, EPS12V v2.91
Maximum Power
950W
Fans
135mm Silent Fan
PFC
Active
Main Connector
20+4Pin
+12V Rails
4
PCI-Express Connector
2 x 6-Pin, 2 x 8-Pin
SATA Power Connector
6
SLI
SLI Certified
CrossFire
CrossFire Ready
Modular
Full Modular
Efficiency
84%
Over Voltage Protection
Yes
Overload Protection
Yes
Input Voltage
100 - 240 V
Input Frequency Range
50/60 Hz
Input Current
11A
Output
+3.3V@30A, +5V@30A, +12V1@20A, +12V2@20A, +12V3@25A, +12V4@25A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@6.0A
Approvals
CB, CE, FCC, TUV, cUL
Dimensions
6.30" x 5.90" x 3.30"
Weight
7 lbs.

Features

Connectors
1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
1 x 12V(P4)
1 x 12V(8Pin)
8 x peripheral
6 x SATA
2 x Floppy
4 x PCI-E
Features
Quad +12V output rails
Advanced double forward circuit and double-layer PCB
Active power factor correction
Super high efficiency maximum 84%
High power cable management enables safely select wiring
Ultimate balance between cooling and noise level
Honey Comb Structure with best ventilation
Dual PCI-Express power connectors fully support SLI & Cross-Fire system
All output cables with nylon sleeving
Gold plated terminal
Flexible connector & system design
Easy swap connector

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions
3.50" x 5.60" x 6"

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
3 years limited
Labor
3 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Michael K.
  • 6/29/2014 11:50:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsEXCELLENT Power Supply!

Pros: Extremely long lasting
Fully modular
Quality cables

Cons: NONE

Other Thoughts: I purchased this power supply in November of 2008, it is now 2014; and she is still working perfectly. This PSU started out in a Core2Quad Q9550 build with an ASUS Rampage Extreme and 2 RadeonHD 4870x2's. Both 4870x2's began to fail in 2013 so I decommissioned that system from being a gaming rig to being a server. I removed the power supply form it and put in a smaller one. Now this COOLMAX CUG-950B is in my new gaming rig with a Corei7 4770K ASUS Maximus VI Hero and an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 CLASSIFIED. This PSU powers this new system with no trouble at all.

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  • steven w.
  • 5/16/2013 4:33:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsWonderful Deal

Pros: I had bought this power supply on sale from a local vendor here on the north side of indy for about 40$ less than the price on newegg at the time. BOY WAS IT A DEAL!!! 950 watt power supply, modular, crossfire certified, the whole 9 yards, all for under 100$. I've used in about 4 different builds and never failed me.

Cons: Non Major Brand name, lol.
The last build i built with it was its last. i had hooked it up and turned everything on and was watching a movie and all of a sudden i heard a little pop and started smelling something burning. i took the side of my case off real quick and it was a little smokey. turned everything off and dismantled the whole computer to figure out what had happened. Come to find out the 8-pin connector for the CPU melted the 8-pin connector pins on the motherboard to it. i ripped it all out and returned the motherboard luckily and grabbed another Major Name PSU and havent used it since.

Other Thoughts: Overall a wonderful power supply for what i paid for it, lasted about 2 years with no problems, including through i7's and crossfire 5870's. I would DEFINITELY BUY AGAIN, if i got as close as good deal as i did when i bought it lol.

Last rig used in:
AMD A8-5800K (Stock)
Corsair LP 8GB DDR3 1600MHZ
ASUS F2A55-M Motherboard
Silverstone SST-PS07B Case

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  • John Q.
  • 7/13/2012 6:53:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsworked for 2 years

Pros: worked while it lasted

Cons: after 2 years it wouldn't run 2 video cards anymore.

Other Thoughts: never been impressed with cooler masterer

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  • Fred A.
  • 4/28/2012 11:07:06 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFred

Pros: -100% Modular Design
-Small size
-Quiet fan

Cons: -My fan is starting to die after 3 years.
-Started playing NFS world in Eyefinity and smelled something burning.
-Whenever I play a game the burning smell returns.

Other Thoughts: -It's really a 700Watt PSU (according to Johnny Guru)
-AMD 940 Black Edition CPU, 250GB HD, 200 GB HD, This powr supply, 3 case fans, Sunbeam Tech Transformer Case (Full Tower), PCI Linksys Wifi card and Gigabyte HD 6850 GPU.

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  • ALBERT R.
  • 4/23/2012 4:31:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Long Test

Pros: I purchased the, " COOLMAX 950W," nearly 3 years ago, It's run for 12 to 15 hours 360 days a year, without so much as a hick-up. The installment, was a snap, and with total Modular cables, there was no clutter inside, to stop air-flow.
I'd gladly get another one for my new build PC, but New Egg is out of stock.

Cons: None at all.

Other Thoughts: One suggestion, Instead of using ," Canned Air ", to keep the PSU clean of dust, Use a good, strong, Shop-Vac, to get all of that dust .

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  • Milton B.
  • 1/24/2012 10:08:56 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill going after 3 years.

Pros: Modular Cables, and cable design.
Steady power.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Modular cables allow less cables, offering better air flow. (less blockage) The cable are stiff and that allows for better forming and placement.
I have OC'd and pushed this hard. It been so good that I will be getting another one for my upcomming addl build.

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  • Theodore M.
  • 1/12/2012 8:58:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMeh.

Pros: The modular wire system is very nice. Can save a lot of space in the case, which is convenient.

Cons: Died after 6 months.

Randomly shut computer down for a week so before finally failing to boot at all. Boo hiss.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/9/2012 8:53:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Service

Pros: Has powered a few different builds I threw at it without any power issues. (Haven't done sli or crossfire with it yet)

Cons: The fan went out after about 3 years of having it.

Other Thoughts: I contacted Coolmax told them the issue sent them the old psu, they sent out a replacement.

The fact that they still replaced it after 3 years is awesome props to Coolmax.

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  • DOUGLAS W.
  • 1/4/2012 10:34:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCUG 950

Pros: none

Cons: Would power a 5970 and 2 5870's at stock, but it would shut down or the power would dim so low my pc would freeze or reboot when I tried to overclock these cards.
I wound up using just the 5970 and 5870 overclocked. It did fine for about 3 months and then the power was zapped out of this ps. I still use it today with a core2 duo setup and a 285. It will run fine, but any thing other than that will cause rebooting or shutdown.

This ps will not last a long time pushing it hard, so, With that said, you might as well buy a lower watt ps with better build quility and warrenty.

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  • Chris B.
  • 12/13/2011 3:04:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Customer Service

Pros: Great bang for your buck. During install, sata power connector broke, no ones fault at all. The customer service rep was great, and quick to send out new cables. I'm a huge fan of quick and acceptable service, this person was fantastic.

Cons: Cables are a touch short.

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