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Old 12-05-2017
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Default Corsair new CX line - especially CX450

So, I've been wondering if the new platform (?) is worth it (better than the "v3" CX430) reliability-wise. I'm planning on replacing a Zippy EMACS with one of those - although the Zippy quality is top notch, it is based on a pretty old platform that don't even adhere to 80PLUS.

Have done some research and everything points to the Modular models. No reviews, tests, nothing.
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Yes it's better. Better than the modular ones actually. Better fan.
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Much better. Older CX are crap, despite the 750/850W model.
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The new CX-M's are better than all of the old CX and CX-M's, but then the CX line got "refreshed" last year without also refreshing the CX-M product line.

So as turkey pointed out: In many cases a CX can be better than a CX-M.
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