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Well it does not change facts just because EVGA Jacob and others dont like them

Something thats seems to be a huge problem with the Corsair fanboys as they scream bloody murderer over the facts in the CX and RM threads
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Support seems to be flimsy though as well, so unless that's changed in the last few months I wouldn't consider purchasing to begin with.

That is in regards to Corsair. Not EVGA
    
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post #13 of 57
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They should EOL the NEX650G/NEX750G now that they have the G2 models which are everything the NEX models are not

I do think EVGA learned a lot from the NEX models and i also belive they took some feedback

As said for a first try it could have been alot worse

At the end of the day skip the NEX models and go with the G2 its much better in all areas
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As said for a first try it could have been alot worse

I think that is one of the things that has surprised me about eVGA, when they try making a product for a part of the industry they have not previously covered, they do quite a decent job, even when compared to the companies who are more experienced in those fields. Just look at the hadron, it's their first ever case, and it's pretty well designed.
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I think that is one of the things that has surprised me about eVGA, when they try making a product for a part of the industry they have not previously covered, they do quite a decent job, even when compared to the companies who are more experienced in those fields. Just look at the hadron, it's their first ever case, and it's pretty well designed.

As i said there is actually a story as to why the NEX650/NEX750 was ordered from FSP and not Seasonic as was the plan

I dont know if this story is true or not as i have no way to confirm if it is or not
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post #16 of 57
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And there is a story behind why they went with FSP

Says it all right here. FSP... Yep. Don't buy this model.
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shilka, it's not like the Supernova G2 or P2 were spotless either. The only reason why they don't catch as much flak is because 1000W PSUs are not high market share.

What lets EVGA get away with it is they were honest enough to admit the problem and RMA everyone's G2/P2 that had the issues.

EOL-ing Supernova NEX would be a good idea, but they need to move all the units off once Supernova G2 has sufficient production volume.

I don't understand the need for so many prefixes and suffixes however.

It ought to be
SuperNOVA Classified instead of SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified , this was a terrible naming situation as it doesn't tell the Gold efficiency
SuperNOVA P2
SuperNOVA G2
SuperNOVA G --- instead of SuperNOVA NEX_____G
SuperNOVA B --- instead of Supernova NEX_____B

the NEX designation is meaningless
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post #18 of 57
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Originally Posted by redxmaverick View Post

Says it all right here. FSP... Yep. Don't buy this model.

FSP can make good units so saying that is not fair and its wrong as well

The NZXT HALE 90 V2 was made by FSP yes NZXT did take part in designing it so maybe thats why it turned out so well?

Anyway the FSP Aurum Pro can take on and even beat the old Corsair AX850 in some areas so bashing FSP is not fair
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shilka, it's not like the Supernova G2 or P2 were spotless either. The only reason why they don't catch as much flak is because 1000W PSUs are not high market share.

What lets EVGA get away with it is they were honest enough to admit the problem and RMA everyone's G2/P2 that had the issues.

EOL-ing Supernova NEX would be a good idea, but they need to move all the units off once Supernova G2 has sufficient production volume.

I don't understand the need for so many prefixes and suffixes however.

It ought to be
SuperNOVA Classified instead of SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified , this was a terrible naming situation as it doesn't tell the Gold efficiency
SuperNOVA P2
SuperNOVA G2
SuperNOVA G --- instead of SuperNOVA NEX_____G
SuperNOVA B --- instead of Supernova NEX_____B

the NEX designation is meaningless

As far as i know the only problems with the G2 and P2 was on one batch and that batch was recalled and everyone that had one was offered a new one for free
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https://www.evga.com/articles/00803/
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https://www.evga.com/articles/00803/

Yes one batch and it was reported all over at the time and it was fixed they where recalled and the users that had one got it replaced for free

So am not saying that everything went fine with the G2/P2´s
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