It’s been along time since I’ve reviewed any power supplies, but oh well not a big deal I guess, just a thought is all. Corsair has just announced the CS series of modular power supplies that feature 80 PLUS gold efficiency but yet are budget priced between $90 and $120 depending on which wattage you might need. The power supplies aren’t fully modular though as the main power is attached but everything else is modular  and they’re flat cables making routing them a lot easier.

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Corsair®, the most awarded PC power supply brand in the world1, today announced the new line of CS Series Modular power supplies (PSUs) in 450, 550, 650 and 750 watt models. Designed to be exceptionally energy efficient and simple to install, the new CS Series are the most affordable 80 PLUS® Gold certified PSUs in Corsair’s line of high-performance PC components.

The CS Series Modular PSUs are designed to deliver stable, continuous power with 80 PLUS Gold certified power efficiency  to minimize energy waste and lower electrical bills. The new PSUs are cooled with a 120mm sleeve bearing fan that runs at low speeds during  typical loads, keeping the PSU nearly silent during everyday tasks. The CS Series meet the latest ATX power specifications and are compatible with the latest AMD and Intel® processors, with full support for the low-power modes of the latest 4th Generation Intel Core® processors.

The CS Series PSUs feature a semi-modular cable system with the core motherboard power cables (24 pin and 8 pin EPS12V) permanently attached and include modular flat cables that can be attached for powering other devices such as graphics cards, SSDs, hard drives, and fans. The modular design enables users to add just the cables required for their PC, which combined with the black flat cables, creates PCs with reduced cable clutter, a cleaner look, and better airflow.

“The CS Series Modular PSUs deliver 80 Plus Gold efficiency and Corsair quality at Bronze level prices,” said Aaron Neal, Corsair’s global product manager of PSUs. “They are perfect for users that want reliable, energy efficient power for their PCs at a price that won’t break their budget.”

Pricing, Availability, and Warranty

The CS Series  Modular PSUs are available immediately from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. They are backed with a limited 3-year warranty and Corsair’s excellent customer service and technical support.

Models and suggested prices are:

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To learn more about Corsair power supplies, please visit:
http://www.corsair.com/power-supply-units/cs-series-power-supply-units.html