Did I choose the wrong power supply?

I'm new to gaming computers and made my first build two or three days ago. I chose a Corsair CX750 as my PSU for my gaming rig, not knowing whether or not it could handle my other parts. The power supply died the day after I first booted it up. I have already sent the PSU back to newegg for a replacement, but I'm already starting think if I should try for a refund instead. What I want to know is if my PSU was just defective and I should stick with the replacement, or if not, should I ask newegg for a refund and get a different PSU.

My other components are:
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  1. Get a refund and get a quality power supply.
  2. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($72.90 @ SuperBiiz)
    Total: $72.90
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-03 22:36 EDT-0400
  3. Or here with a nice rebate.

    After Mail In Rebate: $44.99 USD
    Save $30.00USD with manufacturer's mail-in rebate!
  4. Best answer
    Corsair has stated that the CX series is not intended for gaming use. So why they sell a 750w unit is beyond me. The CX is worse than mediocre, its major con being it's longevity, as you seem to have found out.

    Refund, or expect that you stand a good chance of replacement again if you RMA.
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