We’ve been looking at a lot of EVGA power supplies lately as that company continues to build momentum in the power supply market. So far, they’ve all been good units. Today, I have the 750W B2 under the magnifying glass… let’s find out where this unit fits into the overall scheme of things.
SUPPLIED BY: EVGA
PRODUCT: SuperNOVA 750 B2
PROD LINK: 750 B2 Product Page
PRICE: $89.99 @ NewEgg
Price is at the time of testing!
Good day to you, persons of the Internet. Once again we are looking at an EVGA power supply here today, the 750B2. Unlike many of the recent EVGA units I’ve seen, this one is more targeted at the budget crowd with its Bronze efficiency certification.
This is actually a unit my good buddy Tazz started to review, but since he’s been ill lately he asked me to fill in. So, that’s why my surroundings look a little different today. I’m over at Tazz’ place, eating all his food again and happily spoiling Izzy the pug. Treat, Izzy? There you go, pup.
Each time I review an EVGA unit, I check the box to see if they think they’ve fallen to #2 yet. I guess not. Interesting that this seems to be based on video cards instead of power supplies, though as we’ve seen recently they’re pretty well starting to clean up that market as well thanks to collaborating with Super Flower.
As with many power supplies, this one comes in a box with marketing on the back. Here’s what we get this time. Semi-modular, eh? Well, I suppose that’s better than a fully hardwired unit.
Nice to see the fifty degrees temp rating again. I don’t think EVGA has a unit not rated to fifty, actually, now that I think about it. What do you think, Izzy? Do you think I should eat all the ice cream? Well, who am I to argue with such a cute little pooch?
It’s high time we got this unit unpacked, isn’t it?
So… with this unit we get a power supply, a modular cable bag, a user guide, some modular cables, a power cord, some velcro cable ties, some screws, and the self-test connector EVGA has started throwing into all their power supply boxes lately.
This is the manual. It’s decent… could be better. It’s right on the edge of what I consider acceptable for no point deduction later in scoring.
Here’s that self-test connector. We’ve seen this before… it plugs into the ATX connector, shorting the PS_ON signal to ground so the unit will turn on without a motherboard.