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EVGA SuperNOVA 550 GS 80+ GOLD, 550W Continuous Power, ECO Mode Fully Modular NVIDIA SLI and Crossfire Ready 5 Year Warranty Power Supply 220-GS-0550-V1 Reviews

AlphaC

Can be excellent value for money, high quality full modular PSU

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Pros: 150mm length, full modular, Seasonic G series based, eco mode, quiet , included so-called "PSU tester"

Cons: Warranty shorter than the inferior Supernova G1 , punched metal grille has higher restriction than wire grille , ripple suppression not top tier

Like the XFX XTR this is supposedly a tweaked Seasonic G series platform PSU. It is a slightly less capable unit than the Supernova G2 and G3 series but also tends to be cheaper , while also being shorter than the G2 series. The PSU appears to supply around 12.096 to 12.168ish volts when I tried it , which means less than 2% deviation in voltage regulation. +5V rail seems to stay at 5.040 to 5.070V,+3.3V appears to stay at 3.344 to 3.364V. Due to the included eco mode + full modular cabling that the Seasonic G series lacks , this provides small value-adds over that PSU. The eco mode switch would be on the inside of the case so that wasn't as well thought as it could have been,...
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