Corsair TX750M PSU Review

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Ripple Measurements

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This table includes the ripple levels we measured on the TX750M's rails. The limits, according to the ATX specification, are 120mV (+12V) and 50mV (5V, 3.3V, and 5VSB).

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10% Load16.5mV5.3mV7.9mV4.3mVPass
20% Load23.2mV6.3mV8.7mV6.0mVPass
30% Load21.3mV9.0mV17.2mV7.2mVPass
40% Load22.2mV7.1mV11.1mV8.8mVPass
50% Load25.0mV7.3mV11.9mV13.1mVPass
60% Load29.1mV7.7mV12.4mV13.2mVPass
70% Load32.1mV8.8mV15.2mV14.7mVPass
80% Load36.5mV8.7mV15.2mV17.1mVPass
90% Load43.1mV10.0mV15.3mV19.8mVPass
100% Load49.4mV14.4mV19.9mV24.9mVPass
110% Load53.7mV14.7mV20.1mV26.4mVPass
Cross-Load 124.6mV9.4mV12.5mV10.3mVPass
Cross-Load 252.5mV16.6mV20.7mV25.5mVPass

Ripple suppression at +12V isn't particularly good given today's standards in this category. We'd like to see much lower values (less than 40mV), worst-case.

On the other hand, both minor rails perform significantly better than the +12V rail.

Ripple Oscilloscope Screenshots

The following oscilloscope screenshots illustrate the AC ripple and noise registered on the main rails (+12V, 5V, 3.3V and 5VSB). The bigger the fluctuations on the screen, the bigger the ripple/noise. We set 0.01 V/Div (each vertical division/box equals 0.01V) as the standard for all measurements.

Ripple At Full Load

Ripple At 110-Percent Load

Ripple At Cross-Load 1

Ripple At Cross-Load 2

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Aris Mpitziopoulos
Contributing Editor

Aris Mpitziopoulos is a contributing editor at Tom's Hardware, covering PSUs.

  • NinjaNerd56
    I have one of the 'sister' versions of this PSU. I like it a lot. My case is all air cooled, so I never hear the fan on the Corsair.
  • Dom_79
    So I guess this is a "re-release" of the TX-xxxM semi-modular line?

    I have one of these ^ sitting in a box somewhere. Not that bad a unit but I hope they don't go through another "V2" fiasco with thise new line. If memory serves, the last time the issue was attributed to using a newer OEM manufacturer...

    Great review though! Very thorough and well presented :)
  • Nuckles_56
    Thanks for the review Aris, it looks like with a few tweaks, this platform could really kill it
  • mrmez
    Got a TX-750w 9 years ago.
    Still going great!
  • Dark Lord of Tech
    Any chance to review the new CX series released by Corsair recently. Not the M , but the non modular CX.
  • superninja12
    I needed this review , thank you :D