Our first encounter with Cougar finds us testing one of their most popular products, the PowerX 550W power supply. With a power output of 550W and an 80Plus Bronze certification, the PowerX will obviously not be taking on the high-end products of the competition but rather focus on the mainstream market, where the largest percentage of gamers and everyday users lie.
The Cougar PowerX 550W power supply obviously is a product designed to entice users into upgrading from a cheap unit of unknown (and, usually, extremely poor) quality to one of acceptable quality and performance standards. Considering that the MSRP of the power supply is just $69.99 and that the actual retail price usually is quite lower than the MSRP, the PowerX 550W might actually be a very good deal for casual users and gamers on a very tight budget. On the other hand however, the saying "you get what you pay for" fits perfectly in this case...
Article Title: Cougar PowerX 550W Power Supply Review
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Pricing At Time of Print: $69.99 MSRP