Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review

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Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:15 am

Corsair has been a very active player in the PSU market the past year, announcing release after release, bringing several new power supply units into the market. A few weeks ago, the company has announced the release of the CS-M power supply series, a series designed for basic and midrange PCs, bringing the number of the power-related products that they offer even higher. Even though the series is designed with value in mind, Corsair claims features and performance that would significantly outperform their previous mainstream series, the TX. Today we are having a close look at the CS450M, which, as the name implies, is the 450 W version and the least powerful unit of the series.

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Article Title: Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/corsair-cs4 ... iew_132526
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Re: Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review

Postby skier » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:16 pm

Good read

I think i'll stick with the CX430 line, may not have quite as good performance or specs, but I usually get them $50 which you can't complain about! (Still have my first Corsair in operation from 2008 (TX750 with a few connectors melted off when I blew a Gigabyte board a couple years ago) you can't go wrong with any Corsair PSU, I have an HX750, TX750, and 2 CX430's so far)
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Re: Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review

Postby lordvic » Fri Jan 17, 2014 4:11 pm

It looks like it's a pretty good product line-up, but IMO, the voltage ripple is a little higher for my taste - especially the +12v line.
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