Corsair VS450 Review

Actual Specifications and Conclusions

Real Wattage 500W
OEM Channel Well (CWT)
PFC Active (200-240V only)
Price $50 (AUD)
ATX Connector type 20+4 pin
CPU Connector 1x ATX/EPS12V (4+4Pin),
PCI-E Connectors 2x 6+2 pin
Molex (Peripheral) Connectors 4
FDD Power connectors 2
SATA Power connectors 4



  • Excellent ripple suppression
  • Can deliver more than 450W
  • Plenty of connectors for an entry level product.
  • Decent soldering quality
  • Sleeved cables
  • Good looking
  • Affordable


  • Low quality capacitors (-2)
  • Voltage regulation could be better (-0.5)

Final comments: The Corsair VS450 provided some good results in the load tests, and has plenty of connectors for a more affordable product. However, the use of CapXon capacitors could be a concern for long term reliability.

Score: 7.5/10

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