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EVGA 650w vs Corsair CX

sullyyylol
  • 38 months ago

Hey all, Im rounding out my build and just need some lsat minute advice on the PSU. Right now I have the EVGA 650W in my build but im not sure if the Corsair would be a better buy since I've seen lots of bad reviews on it.

For those wondering, heres my current build: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-7500 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $198.49 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock B250 Pro4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $93.98 @ Newegg
Memory Team Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $84.99 @ Newegg
Storage SK hynix SL308 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $72.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.33 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card $244.99 @ B&H
Case Phanteks ECLIPSE P400 ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $73.99 @ Best Buy
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $29.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $918.74
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-31 10:07 EST-0500

Comments

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

The EVGA GQ will perform better than corsair's CX.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

What CX exactly? Also ignore consumer reviews for most PC parts still most of them are dull to say the least when it comes to the technical stuff, most don't do a proper review/benchmark, anything can be DOA, and there is always user error.

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