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Cougar CMX450 450W

The Cougar CMX450 450W has a maximum capacity of 450 Watts.

It has an 80 Plus rating of Bronze, is built to be modular, and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 16cm x 15cm x 8.6cm.


Cougar CMX450 450W

help iconCapacity450Whelp iconLength16cm
help iconForm FactorATX12V & EPS12Vhelp iconWidth15cm
help icon80 Plus RatingBronzehelp iconHeight8.6cm
help iconEfficiency at 100%84.18%help iconFan Size140mm
help iconEfficiency at 50%86.38%help iconModularyes
help iconEfficiency at 20%84.15%help iconSilentno
help iconInput Voltage110V - 240Vhelp icon24 Pin Mobo Connectoryes
help iconInput Frequency Range50Hz - 60Hzhelp icon4+4 Pin CPU Connectoryes
help icon+3.3V Output24Ahelp icon8 Pin Connectors1
help icon+5V Output15Ahelp icon6 Pin Connectors2
help icon+12V Output22Ahelp icon4 Pin Connectors3
help icon+12V Count2help iconSATA Connector6

Cougar CMX450 450W compatibility review

The Cougar CMX450 450W power supply has a maximum wattage output of 450W. This is a very low PSU capacity, and should only be used when powering a low power system. Remember that a higher PSU capacity does not necessarily equate to a higher wattage output and a more expensive electricity bill. In fact, you may find that a higher capacity PSU will function more efficiently than a lower capacity PSU because it is dealing with a lower percentage of its maximum load - that is, it is not being stressed to the same extent.

The Cougar CMX450 450W has an 80 Plus rating of Bronze. This means the PSU operates at average efficiency levels of at least 82%, 85%, and 82% for loads of 100%, 50%, and 20% respectively. Bronze is the fourth-best 80 Plus certificate available, and as such the Cougar CMX450 450W is very efficient and is a decent PSU choice. The actual efficiencies for this PSU are 84.18%, 86.38%, and 84.15%, for loads of 100%, 50%, and 20%.

The dimensions of the Cougar CMX450 450W (LxWxH) are 16cm x 15cm x 8.6cm. Make sure to compare these measurements against the case you desire if planning on using it in a build.

The Cougar CMX450 450W is modular, meaning that cables can be taken out and connected back in as necessary. This can make cable management much easier, leading to a less chaotic build, and better airflow.

The Cougar CMX450 450W is not designed for low volumes, meaning that its constant drone while your PC is on could potentially be noticeable and irritating, though this may only be a problem for those that require silent environments.

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