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It isn't very often that something comes into the lab looking to blow literally every other company's units out of the water, but it's happening today. EVGA is looking to make a huge splash in the world of power supplies, and they're banking on this here monster 1500 watt unit to do it. Boasting the ability to put out a maximum of 1650 watts in "OC mode," this unit carries such features as a software interface and individually sleeved cables. Folks, this is the most eagerly anticipated power supply to come along in years, and I'm going to see what it's like. Care to join me?

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If I hadn't already bought my maxrevo, I would have bought this. Looks very nice, typical of EVGA stuff.
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$450.00 puke.gif

It didnt even review that well.
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The name fits perfectly, as in, your house will explode like supernova if you even manage to use that much power.
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Also, just FYI, this isn't EVGA's first try.
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With lower and lower power GPU's coming out this kind of power is very niche. Tri SLI GTX 480's and some hefty OC's may have warranted these huge PSU's but tri SLI GTX 680 most definitely don't.
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That's rather disappointing both in performance and workmanship.
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post

With lower and lower power GPU's coming out this kind of power is very niche. Tri SLI GTX 480's and some hefty OC's may have warranted these huge PSU's but tri SLI GTX 680 most definitely don't.

That is true but when the newer cards come out (GTX780), due to the increase in performance they will be back in the 250W-300W range, till the next gen/die shrink.
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This is with my 3820, it draws even more juice now with higher clocks on both the cards and the hexacore. So yea, some of us still and will need these high powered psu.

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Low score for such PSU. Almost looks like a Overclocked 1200W
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