Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,607 Reviews & Articles | 56,199 News Posts

Corsair CX430V2 430 Watt Power Supply Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jul 8, 2011 2:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Corsair

Cabling Arrangement

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_15

 

While there isn't a lengthy list of cables here for the CX430V2, it isn't short on what you'll need by any means. Of course, we find the 20+4 pin Main and ATX 4+4 connectors. The single PCI-E cable has only one connector and is of the 6+2 variety. Peripheral connections are handled via three cables. Two of the cables have dual SATA connectors on them while the third has three Molex connectors and a single floppy connector.

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_16

 

As you'd expect, the CX430V2 uses a single 12V rail. Moving on.

 

 

A Look Inside

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_17

 

Opening up the power supply, we find what should be ample cooling for a low end power supply.

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_18

 

The primary capacitor is a single Samxon cap rated for 85C. It would be nice to see at least Taiwanese capacitors here instead of Chinese.

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_19

 

Taking a look at the secondary capacitors, we find a mix of more Samxon caps with a few Teapo capacitors. At least all of these are rated for 105C.

 

corsair_cx430v2_430_watt_power_supply_review_20

 

Keeping everything nice and cool is the 120mm Yate Loon fan, model D12SH-12.

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.


    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!
loading