OCZ EvoStream 600w Modular PSU



OCZ's previous modular PSU - the ModStream was always admired by 'Modders' for it's UV reactive modular cabling system. Let's see if the EvoStream has taken these desirable qualities on-board...

OCZ EvoStream 600w Connector OCZ EvoStream 600w Cable

The EvoStream has a total of 10 connectors on the front of the unit. Six of these make use of the ATX/PCI-E style connector, with the other 4 using the aging molex style connector.

What I found slightly disturbing was that OCZ had used the same 6-Pin style PCI-E connector for connecting SATA cables. Users not paying attention to the EvoStream's manual or not noticing the subtle difference in the connectors colours could easily cause damage to their SATA/PCI-E devices by plugging the cables into the incorrect connectors.

OCZ EvoStream 600w Connectors OCZ EvoStream 600w Connectors

The EvoStream is provided with a total of 10 cables - just enough to populate every connector on the EvoStream unit. All cables are RFI/EMI shielded and finished in a UV blue reactive coating.

OCZ EvoStream 600w ATX OCZ EvoStream 600w P4-12V

The ATX connector on the EvoStream is native 24-pin. However, as you can see above, a small block of 4 connectors can be broken off to switch the connector to 20-pin, and thus make it compatible with older motherboards. This is also true for the 8-Pin EPS12v connector which can be split in half, providing the user with a 4-Pin P4-12v connector.


SATA Molex Floppy

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Most Recent Comments

30-10-2006, 10:47:35

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

30-10-2006, 11:22:12

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 Quote

30-10-2006, 11:28:45

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.Quote

30-10-2006, 17:41:23

i cant see the pics of the unit Quote

30-10-2006, 18:10:26

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

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