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CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

  • ATX12V v2.3
  • Modular
  • 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
  • 100 - 240 V 47 - 63 Hz
  • +3.3V@25A, +5V@20A, +12V@38A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3A
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • T
  • 12/17/2014 6:16:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Great price, great performance, it's nearly silent, and its corsair.

I received my rebate in less than a month!!

Cons: None really, works fine.. I'll update this review if It bursts into flames

Other Thoughts: Just noticed it says SLI/Xfire ready, I'm not really sure what GPUs you could do that safely with just 500w. I needed both 6+2pins for my card, so it doesn't really matter to me.

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  • crpietschmann
  • 12/7/2014 8:11:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCORSAIR PS's are Great

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Works great

Cons: none

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  • N/A
  • 12/6/2014 11:31:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs500W of awesome

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Works great, good price, quite fan.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Get this if 500W is right for you!

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  • S. Johnson
  • 11/21/2014 6:34:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat little power supply

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Nice little power supply for basic office computer. It's very cool and quiet, I can't even hear it when it's running.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Runs my basic office computer with no problems whatsoever.

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  • Ben Dover
  • 11/11/2014 6:36:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood for the price

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: I got this because it was a good deal at the time. Basically, it can do everything a beginner PC builder would want. It hasn't exploded, it works, and it has enough input slots for me.

Cons: Not enough things you can plug it into. It has like two plug ins on the actual unit itself, and on the cords there are a bunch of smaller plug ins where you can do things like plug in other things like ssds or hhds. The bad thing is that those plugs are really far from each other, and unless your hhds/ssds are an exact length apart you will either have a hard time plugging it in or not be able to plug it in at all.

Other Thoughts: Sorry I don't know all the technical terms, I used to know them but I haven't needed to for a while.

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  • Gzero2
  • 11/6/2014 3:46:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat unit

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: This unit has worked flawlessly for the past six months. Doubled the stock HP power supply unit. Another bonus is the fact that it is modolur making my tower innards less of a rats nest by using only the wires needed. Fan is very quiet and always runs cool. Liked it so much that I bought a Corsair CX600 W unit for another tower I built. One tip for anyone buying a power supply, pay the extra $5 or $10 and get a modolur unit.

Cons: Nada

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  • N/A
  • 10/31/2014 8:03:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Corsair quality! Got it for a great price! Good weight so you know it is solid! Highly recommend!

Cons: None yet!

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  • SuperSquirrelJr
  • 10/12/2014 5:46:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect for a MITX build

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: -Good quality
-Quiet
-semi-modular
-$35! Amazing!

Cons: -Modular cables feel stiff and somewhat cheap (not too big of a deal)

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  • Strychn9ne
  • 10/6/2014 10:53:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery nice Power Supply

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: Price! Very affordable for a certified PSU. Almost dead silent even under heavy gaming load, yet does not get very hot. The fan will slow down and sometimes stop if the PSU is not under load.

Semi modular, the only plugs that cannot be removed are the CPU power connector, and the ATX 20/24 pin power connector which you will need anyways. From there, you can plug in only what you need as far as SATA, Molex, and GPU power connectors. Makes for a much cleaner case interior. Quite a few connectors come with it, enough for the average user for sure. The cables are quite long, so it should be fine for most ATX mid towers. The cables are flexible enough, and are a simple black rubber coated design, so it looks nice and clean and should be easy to clean off if they get dusty.

Overall, very nice power supply, especially for the price these go for. Nice job by Corsair on these units.

Cons: None yet.

Other Thoughts: I have used these CX units before and recommend them to friends doing new builds. I have a CX 750M in my main rig and have no issues with that one or this one. Nobody I have recommended them to has had issues either. The CX series in general are quite nice for the money. The higher end ones likely last longer, but these cost quite a bit less.

This CX 500M is powering:
Asus m4a78lt-m board with a Phenom II X4 965 BE (125W) stock clocks, 8GB DDR3 1600 RAM, Seagate 7200.14 1TB HDD, MSI Twin Frozr HD7850 @1000 MHz, stock voltage (1100 mV I think), 4 90mm case fans, and 1 DVD-RW drive. It has been perfectly stable and I would not be worried to run a few more drives or max out the RAM slots.

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  • 10/5/2014 1:42:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat product

This review is from: CORSAIR CXM series CX500M 500W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Corsair CP-9020059-NA Power Supply

Pros: great product for the price havent had a single problem out of the product would recommend to anyone on a budget and needing a good power supply.

Cons: none

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