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EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1600W 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply Review

By: Zac O'Vadka | 80 PLUS Gold PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: May 20, 2015 2:14 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: EVGA

Package

 

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EVGA's external packing is relatively bland. Aside from wattage and efficiency, there isn't anything else on the front of the box.

 

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The back presents us with quite a laundry list of features in multiple languages. We can see that the unit is fully modular, features 100% Japanese capacitors, and has a ten-year warranty.

 

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The other half provides us with a list of cables and the I/O specifications.

 

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Aside from a few claims of being number 1, there is nothing else to be found on the external packaging.

 

 

Inside the Box

 

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Moving to the internal packaging, we find the power supply surrounded by foam and on its side.

 

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The unit by itself is larger than many others including their external packaging.

 

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The top gives us our first look at the unit and has the serial number visible. The finish on the unit is a textured black.

 

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Both sides feature the same label so that everything is visible no matter where it is installed in a case.

 

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The front of the unit is packed with about as many modular connections as possible. All of them are clearly labelled.

 

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The back features standard honeycomb mesh for ventilation, along with a heavy duty on/off rocker switch and AC input.

 

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Flipping the unit over reveals the ventilation for the unit. The EVGA logo is stamped into the case of the unit as well.

 

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Included in the box are the user manual and giant bag-o-cables.

 

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All of the cables are black in color and fully sleeved in black mesh.

 

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Accessories include mounting screws, Velcro cable ties, AC input cord, and connector which lets you turn on the unit without have it connected to a motherboard.

 

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The power cable is very heavy duty and uses a C19 connector. It also has a very beefy end on it for you to grab on to.

 

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The other end has a heavy duty connector on it as well.

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