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CORSAIR CX-M series CX750M 750W 80 PLUS BRONZE Haswell Ready ATX12V & EPS12V Modular Power Supply
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4 out of 5 eggs Long thick modular PSU cables are a turn off but not a deal breaker 07/15/2016

This review is from: CORSAIR CX-M series CX750M 750W 80 PLUS BRONZE Haswell Ready ATX12V & EPS12V Modular Power Supply

Pros: small and compact
easy installation
affordable (got it for $50 w/ $20 rebate)
decent warranty

Cons: long thick modular cables leaves excess cabling
No braided sleeving
Type 4 PCIE cables (uncommon for most PSU's)

Other Thoughts: If you're looking for a PSU to complete your budget build this is it. However you may wanna use other modular cabling other than what the PSU comes with especially for cable management's sake.
Had an issue where I was trying to troubleshoot a potential PSU problem by switching out this PSU with another one from different system of mine. I left the cables from this Corsair PSU connected to my peripherals in the same system while I only switched out the PSU. When I started my system, I was prompted by a BIOS error screen and it was only recognizing my mouse and keyboard. Come to find out, the proprietary cables from the Corsair PSU fried my peripherals which included a 512GB SSD, 3TB HDD, and 1TB HDD. When I pulled the peripherals out of the system, they had a burning smell coming from them. I should've never ditched buying an EVGA PSU this time around. Never again will I buy a CORSAIR PSU.


4 out of 5 eggs Easy to overclock, efficient I/O w/e peripherals, has a slightly complicated but featured-filled UEFI BIOS 05/17/2016

This review is from: ASUS Z170M-PLUS LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: PS/2 ports available necessary to install Windows 7
Capable of installing OS X with (hackintosh)
UEFI BIOS with a lot of modern beneficial features
Supports both legacy & UEFI simultaneously
Q-Fan Config's auto-setup
Able to maintain modest overclock via BCLK w/ non-K CPU (G4500 @4.2GHz) (Google for flashable BIOS)
Very affordable compared to other brands (*cough*cough*EVGA*cough)

Cons: Not plug and play for hot swapping disk drives
Error each time a new disk is connected w/o prior setup in BIOS
I hate the ASUS splash logo included with Windows 10 initial loading screen

Other Thoughts: For use as a budget build HTPC in the living room

Asus Zenfone 2 Unlocked Smart Phone, 5.5
  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

Pros: The specs come as close to a mini tablet pc.
Price is affordable

Cons: I haven't bought it yet

Other Thoughts: I'm gonna buy it on sale


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Display Name: Frank O.

Date Joined: 05/24/07

  • Reviews: 4
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  • First Review: 06/30/13
  • Last Review: 07/15/16
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