Corsair ably demonstrates that you don't need to spend a fortune on your next PSU upgrade.
PSU manufacturers have played on the fact that bigger is better when talking about PSUs. But the truth is that a modern mainstream PSU has enough clout to power a high-end build, and there's little reason to look past 600W unless you really are running heavily-overclocked systems with multiple graphics cards.
Corsair's CX600M semi-modular supply represents a very good compromise between absolute performance and cost. Available for £60 and able to output above-average efficiency, regulation and ripple, spending substantially more simply results in hugely diminishing returns.
No supply is perfect, and we would like to see Corsair ship an extra couple of PCIe graphics cables, but that's it as far as we are concerned. Corsair ably demonstrates that you don't need to spend a fortune on your next PSU upgrade, and we'd be inclined to put the CX600M on a pretty short list for your next purchase.
Excellent price-to-performance ratio
Solid regulation, efficiency and noise
Flat cabling is a nice touch
Could do with two more PCIe graphics cables
Corsair CX600M is available to purchase from Scan Computers*.
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