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CORSAIR AX series CP-9020044-NA/RF 860W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready Factory Refurb
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Once I got a working unit it was great

Cons: The first PSU I got fried one SSD and an HDD on first boot up.

Other Thoughts: I contacted Corsair directly when the first PSU failed. I went through their RMA process, which was fairly slow and complex....taking about 3 weeks to get a replacement unit, but I felt that Corsair was more than fair in the way they responded.
I figured since one unit failed and one worked that averages out to 2.5 eggs, so I rounded up to 3.

Rosewill ARMOR-EVO - Gaming Mid Tower Computer Case - Supports Up to E-ATX MBs - Six (6) Pre-Installed Fans: 2 x Front Red LED 120mm, 2 x Top 120mm, 1 x Side 230mm, 1 x Rear 120mm (Supports Up to 9)
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: 6 fans included. tool-less optical drive bays, easy space to work in (for the most part), compatible with liquid cooling. ability to turn LEDs on/off. very competitive price

Cons: only very nit-picky stuff but: all of the fans are 3-pin (or MOLEX) so you can only control fan speed with voltage (no 4-pin/PWM fans). My H100i blocked a number of connectors on the top of the motherboard - could use a little more space up there. The parts list/manual does a poor job of differentiating all of the different screws, slowed my building (shut up, I'm new).

Other Thoughts: If I could do it over I would still buy the same case. I do recommend some sort of fan control- my build runs great using the on-board fan control program (fan xpert 2) but it's loud when they are all running at full RPM.

ASUS Maximus VI Hero
16Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro
ASUS 24x DVDrw
Western Digital blue 1Tb HDD
Toshiba 128Gb SSD
Corsair H100i
Corsair HX750 semi-modular PSU


Matthew E.'s Profile

Display Name: Matthew E.

Date Joined: 01/09/14

  • Reviews: 2
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 02/21/14
  • Last Review: 04/30/15
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