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Corsair HX 520

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    1. 1. Specifications
    2. 2. Features
    3. 3. Connections
    4. 4. Testimonials
        1. 4.1.1. Mew


    • Supports the latest ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 standards and is backwards compatible with ATX12V 2.01 systems.
    • Guaranteed compatibility with dual-GPU configurations.
    • Double forward switching circuitry design offers high efficiency, up to 80% under wide load range.
    • Active Power Factor Correction with PF value=0.99 provides clean and reliable power to your system.
    • Ultra quiet 120mm double ball-bearing fan delivers excellent airflow at an exceptionally low noise level by varying the RPM in response to temperature.
    • Guaranteed to deliver rated specifications at 50ºC.
    • Triple 12V Rails provide independent reliable power to the CPU, video card and other components with a combined rating of 50A (40A on 520W) maximum! Advanced circuitry design that automatically enables power sharing between the triple +12V rails in an event of overload on any single +12V rail.
    • Powerful +5Vsb rail with 3A rating.
    • Over Current/Voltage/Power Protection, Under Voltage Protection, and Short Circuit Protection provide maximum safety for your critical system components.
    • 105ºC rated industrial grade capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability, delivering 4 times the lifespan of conventional 85ºC rated capacitors.
    • Gold Plated connectors provide oxide free ultra low-resistance contact between the power supply and your critical components.
    • Dimension: 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) X 5.9"(L)150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 150mm(L) MTBF: 100,000 Hours
    • 5-year warranty


    • Enhanced modular flexible cables enable easier cable routing and increased airflow in the system.
    • Universal AC input 90~264V automatically scans and detects the correct voltage. No more hassle of flipping that tiny red switch!


    • 1x 24 Pin Mainboard Connector
    • 1x P4 Connector
    • 1x EPS Connector
    • 2x PCI-Express Connector
    • 4x SATA Connections
    • 8x 4 Pin MOLEX Connectors
    • 2x 4 Pin Floppy Connectors (these are on a MOLEX ‘Y’ adapter)
    • 2x Fan only MOLEX Connectors (these are on a MOLEX ‘Y’ adapter)



    This PSU seems fairly good value, is flexible and is very quiet.

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