OCZ EvoStream 600w Modular PSU

Specifications

Specifications

The following information has been taken directly from OCZ's website:

"Ideal for the performance-minded and high-power user, the EvoStream combines leading-edge technology with a classic, sleek look that system builders and LAN gamers are fond of.

To optimize airflow and elimination of cable mazes, the EvoStream power supply is equipped with EZMod technology to allow complete customization of your power system by utilizing only the cables you require.

Next generation CPUs and high performance graphics cards are essential to modern gamers and enthusiasts; the rock solid EvoStream is built to provide sufficient output to power dual GPU and CPU platforms, complete with two PCI-Express cables and a 4/8 CPU auxiliary connector. With a sustained output of 600W and four +12V rails to provide uniform distribution of power, the EvoStream is well-suited for and driving today's higher end systems."


• 600W Configuration
• Multi-GPU Ready
• Internal 80mm fan
• 3 year warranty backed by OCZ’s exclusive PowerSwap™ replacement program.
• ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V
• OCZ ConnectAll™ universal connectors:
° 1 x 20+4Pin ATX
° 1 x 4-pin/8-pin CPU
° 2 x PCI-E
° 2 x 4-pin peripheral (1+1 4-pin Conn.)
° 1 x 4-pin peripheral & 4-pin floppy
° 1 x 4-pin peripheral
° 2 x S-ATA (1+1 SATA)
• High efficiency 75% @ Full load
• Overvoltage/Overcurrent/Short-Circuit protection
• Active PFC
• Rail layout (Max ratings):
° +3.3V(20A)
° +5V(30A)
° +12V1(15A), +12V2(15A), +12V3(15A), +12V4(15A)

We can see from above that the EvoStream has 4x +12v rails each rated at 15a peak. Peak values are only sustainable for a small amount of time, and I would imagine that the EvoStream is more likely to provide a constant output of around 12-13a per rail.

Some people see quoting peak ratings as a way of "cheating the figures", and for this reason I'd like to see OCZ quoting sustainable outputs alongside the maximum outputs.

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Most Recent Comments

30-10-2006, 10:01:26

JN
"What do you get when you cross a OCZ PowerStream with an ModStream? An EvoStream of course! Today I'll be testing out OCZ's latest addition to their PSU range that is set to take the place of the ageing ModStream unit."

Linky

30-10-2006, 10:47:35

llwyd
nice review and nice looking psu.....cept for the modular system.... thats just manky

30-10-2006, 11:22:12

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='llwyd'
nice review and nice looking psu.....cept for the modular system.... thats just manky
Would have looked much much better in black for sure

30-10-2006, 11:28:45

ai_01
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='XMS'
Would have looked much much better in black for sure
yes it would. the finish on the box is freakin sexy thou. good review as usual.

30-10-2006, 17:41:23

mrapoc
i cant see the pics of the unit

30-10-2006, 18:10:26

FarFarAway
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='mrapoc'
i cant see the pics of the unit
Clear your cache. Works fine for me

31-10-2006, 18:57:39

Hyper
Another good review mate.

I must admit, the pictures seem a much higher quality now
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