Value and Conclusion
|9.3||EVGA continues their march into the PSU market with an excellent and almost flawless product. The fresh SuperNOVA G2 1000 W performs exceptionally well, features a fully modular design with plenty of connectors to power a high-end system, is of a high build quality, and, most importantly, manages to offer all the above at a very good price. I think EVGA made a very wise choice to trust Super Flower with their new high-end model since this OEM combines very high performance with affordable prices, which allowed EVGA to pull off a retail price of under 200 bucks for this excellent product. The only problems I managed to find were a ripple anomaly on the 5V rail under specific conditions and the fact that the 5VSB rail is not as efficient and powerful as that of the competition. I also think that they could make the enclosure of the PSU a little smaller because the PCB isn't that long, but most users who buy such a strong unit don't install it into a small case with a restrictive PSU compartment. Those were the most significant problems I found the G2-1000 to have, and before I close this paragraph, I mustn't forget another positive aspect of the unit: Its noise output at low loads (400-450 W) was excellent. Noise output is also never annoyingly loud, even at high loads.|
To sum up, EVGA's new PSU should definitely be on top of your list if you are looking for a high-performance unit with great characteristics and an even greater warranty. EVGA managed to offer the SuperNOVA G2 1000 W at a really good price that will make the competition rethink their pricing schemes, which will be very good for all of us!