in Power supply units

Cougar CMX 550w Preview

Physical Features

The PSU itself is a pretty good looking unit with a fancy copper coloured casing. Cougar have definately taken some style points from car manufacturers with this one.

Cougar CMX 550w

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There’s a fancy cougar badge in the centre of the black grilled section on the top/bottom.

Cougar CMX 550w

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If you look through said grill, you can see that there’s one large capacitor. Im not gonna pretend I know what this does, but it’s usually a sign of improved quality compared to multiple smaller capacitors.

Cougar CMX 550w

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The Cougar logo and text is found all over the CMX 550w.

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This is a modular PSU, with the connectors found just where you’d expect them to be. PCIe and other power connectors are kept seperate and colour coded. Red for GPUs, white outline/black connectors for everything else.

Cougar CMX 550w

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The underside/top (depending on the way you look at it) has a specifications table.

Cougar CMX 550w

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