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Alright since it seems almost no one knows what is what or what is good or bad i am going to explain so there wont be any misunderstandings.

The below average ones so stay away!
Note that the NEX is also known as the G1 and B1 now


EVGA SuperNova NEX 650 and 750 watts also known as the EVGA SuperNova G1 650 and 750 watts gold rated = old mediocre group regulated FSP Aurum, not worth buying so stay away
EVGA SuperNova NEX 750 watts also known as the EVGA SuperNova B1 750 watts bronze rated = old mediocre group regulated FSP platform also not worth buying so stay away

The average / mediocre ones
EVGA SuperNova BQ series = HEC made series with 80 plus bronze rating, has mediocre voltage regulation but ripple suppression is not terrible
EVGA SuperNova GS 550 and 650 watts = fully modular Seasonic made units a bit average but does not cost all that much (NOT Seasonic G based as some reviews claim!)

The good ones
EVGA SuperNova B2 750 and 850 watts= a slightly downgraded version of the old Super Flower Golden Green, a decent and cheap option.
EVGA SuperNova B3 series = fully modular 80 plus bronze rated units made by Super Flower
EVGA SuperNova GS 850 and 1050 watts = Seasonic KM3S based units
EVGA SuperNova GQ series = semi modular 80 plus gold rated FSP made series (GQ models below 850 watts are somewhat mediocre)
EVGA SuperNova G1 1000 watt = fully modular 80 plus gold rated FSP made unit
EVGA SuperNova PS 1000 watts = Seasonic XP2S based unit which is the same platform the Seasonic Snow Silent uses
EVGA SuperNova GL series = exactly the same Leadex based series as the G2 series but with added LED lights in the cable ports
EVGA SuperNova G2 series = Super Flower Leadex based units with 80 plus gold efficiency
EVGA SuperNova P2 series = Super Flower Leadex based units with 80 plus platinum efficiency
EVGA SuperNova T2 series = Super Flower Leadex based units with 80 plus titanium efficiency
EVGA SuperNova G3 series = Super Flower Leadex II based units with 80 plus gold efficiency (Leadex II is an improved version of the old Leadex aka Leadex I)


Edited by shilka - 4/28/17 at 4:35am
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If I was standing in a brick and mortar store without phone reception to check my info I would be screwed...
    
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Its not getting easier to keep track.
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

EVGA SuperNova NEX 650 and 750 watts gold rated = old mediocre group regulated FSP Aurum, not worth buying so stay away.
EVGA SuperNova NEX 750 watts bronze rated = old mediocre FSP Raider also not worth buying so stay away.
EVGA SuperNova G1 650 and 750 watts gold rated = old mediocre group regulated FSP Aurum, not worth buying so stay away.
EVGA SuperNova B1 750 watts bronze rated = old mediocre FSP Raider also not worth buying so stay away.

NEX650G/750G and 650/750 "G1" are the same thing, so are NEX750B and 750 B1.

I think you should combine the entries or state somewhere that the G1s are NEX rebrands rather then making 4 entries, but that's just me tongue.gif
Edited by aniallation - 2/17/15 at 9:29pm
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NEX650G/750G and 650/750 "G1" are the same thing, so are NEX750B and 750 B1.

I think you should combine the entries or state somewhere that the G1s are NEX rebrands rather then making 4 entries, but that's just me tongue.gif
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post #6 of 59
Wish I had one huge list structured like the Sins VRM list.

When I go board shopping, thats what I use to decide what to get.

I keep the list right on my phone. Its time for you to put your knowledge into a big list of PSU's that are worthwhile.
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Wish I had one huge list structured like the Sins VRM list.

When I go board shopping, thats what I use to decide what to get.

I keep the list right on my phone. Its time for you to put your knowledge into a big list of PSU's that are worthwhile.

What are you saying you want a list of everything?
Your phone is not big enough for that list lol.
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This is a great reminder cheers Shilka
A buddy of mine recently had to last-minute change an order, as he thought the Nex offered the same quality
We put him right though and he got the supernova -g2

It is nice to see EVGA offering great PSU's with long warranties, (after registration), and at prices that are beating many other brands, (in the UK at least)
    
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Was thinking about picking up the Supernova G2 850w. Newegg has it for $94.99 after mail-in-rebate until Saturday. I think my PSU is starting to die on me after 6 years.
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Was thinking about picking up the Supernova G2 850w. Newegg has it for $94.99 after mail-in-rebate until Saturday. I think my PSU is starting to die on me after 6 years.

I have two friends with those, you won't be disappointed, excellent PSU's arguably much better than my CoolerMaster V series.
    
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