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CORSAIR CX Series CX500 500W 80 PLUS BRONZE Active PFC ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply

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  • ATX12V v2.3
  • 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
  • 100 - 240 V 47 - 63 Hz
  • +3.3V@25A, +5V@20A, +12V@38A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3.0A
  • ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply
  • 80 Plus Bronze ErP Lot 6

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CORSAIR CX500 — 80 PLUS Bronze Certified Power Supply

CORSAIR

An ideal choice for value-conscious system builders and upgraders

CX Series power supply units are an excellent choice for basic system builds and desktop PC computer upgrades. CX Series PSUs are available in a variety of power configurations, and include features that are normally found only on premium power supplies.

Reliable and compatible
CX Series is built and tested to strict standards for trouble-free installation and smooth operation.

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Low noise
80 PLUS Bronze certified efficiency and clever fan design allow for little or no detectable fan noise during regular operation.

CORSAIR

Good looks
The matte black finish, black-sleeved cables and black connectors help give your system a restrained, high-tech look.

Corsair engineering and quality control
Every Corsair power supply is designed by our California engineering team and built to our exact specifications. The same care that goes into the design and testing of our renowned high-power enthusiast power supplies also goes into the CX Series, because you need confidence and reliability regardless of your build budget.

Ample connectors and long cables
Long cables make CX Series suitable for installation even in full-height tower cases, and the generous cable count allows you to power multiple components and storage devices.

CORSAIR

Large-diameter, thermally controlled fan
Once you’ve installed a PSU, you shouldn’t have to think about it. Employing a thermally controlled fan makes the CX Series virtually silent at idle, and the large diameter reduces noise even when you’re pushing your system hard.

Black goes with everything
You’re building a PC, not a battleship, and appearance counts. The matte black finish and all-black sleeved cables and connectors help give your system a high-tech, restrained look.

Contents and Specifications

Package contents

  • CX Series power supply

Technical Specifications

  • Ultra-quiet 120mm fan delivers excellent airflow at an exceptionally low noise level by varying fan speed in response to temperature
  • 80 PLUS Bronze certified
  • 0.99 Active Power Factor Correction provides clean and reliable power
  • Complies with ErP Lot 6 European Union standard for low standby power consumption
  • Universal AC input from 90~264V — No more hassle of flipping that tiny red switch to select the voltage input!
  • Extra long fully-sleeved cables support full tower chassis
  • Dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with the latest components
  • Over-voltage and over-power protection, under-voltage protection, and short circuit protection provide maximum safety to your critical system components
  • Three year warranty and lifetime access to Corsair’s legendary technical support and customer service
  • Supports the latest ATX12V v2.3 standard and is backward compatible with ATX12V 2.2 and ATX12V 2.01 systems
  • Safety Approvals: UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TÜV, CCC, C-tick
  • Dimensions: 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) X 5.5"(L); 150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 140mm(L)
  • MTBF: 100,000 Hours
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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years
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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Bangin black friday deal

Pros: $20 after rebate. cant beat it with a stick
super quiet, so far its been reliable

Cons: ummmmmm for $20 there are none

Other Thoughts: have this power supply running an I5 8400 with RX 580. runs smooth!

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Tried & True

Pros: - Reliable

Cons: -Non-modular

Other Thoughts: 4 years in gaming PC with no issues

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Junk

Pros: No pro can be worth killing your GPU.

Cons: Killed two of my GPUs

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
power supply

Pros: easy install

Cons: none so far

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Bad PWR Supply

Pros: None

Cons: Not a clean power supply. Connected one of the 5v Vcc to my oscilloscope. Tons of static! The worst I've seen. Also 4 days after using the PWR supply the cooling fan was making the bearing noise, needed to be disassembled and oiled. Noticed the grease balled on end of the fan shaft.

Other Thoughts: Terrible product. Stay away from this one. Can't believe Corsair would sell such a bad product.

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Manufacturer Response:
Hi Jonathan,

If you have technical issues, please contact our Tech Support at 888-222-4346 or submit a ticket at support.corsair.com and we'll be more than happy to troubleshoot them.

Thank you,
CORSAIR Customer Support
CORSAIR Support Email: support@corsair.com
CORSAIR Support Phone Number: 888-222-4346
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Powers a modest rig

Pros: Cheap
Efficient
Quiet
Single 12v rail

Cons: Not modular so unused cords stay in the case.

Other Thoughts: No complaints. The computer isn't much and the power supply is handling it just fine.

Core 2 Quad Q6600
Asrock G41C-GS R2.0
4GB DDR2-800
GeForce 8400 GS
7200 rpm hard drive
Wireless card
DVD burner
2 case fans

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Good PSU

Pros: - Powers my system good

Cons: - None really

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Only ordered this power supply because of the rebate ,no rebate

Pros: got here

Cons: Not having a rebate when it gets here shipped by Fed Ex to Dallas Tex. and mailed back to me in New Mexico half way back to L.A.

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