EVGA Reveals The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified PSU - HotHardware
EVGA Reveals The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified PSU

EVGA Reveals The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified PSU

EVGA announced a new power supply in the form of the SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified. This PSU features SuperNOVA, a control and monitoring software that lets you monitor voltage, current drawn on each rail, power used, and efficiency. You can also use the software to change the fan profile and adjust the +12V rail. The SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified also has an Overclock Mode that increases the maximum power output up to 1650W. Other features include modular, individually sleeved cables, single or multiple 12V rails, a 10 year warranty, and more.

EVGA Introduces the EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified Power Supply

August 22, 2012 – The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified is the ultimate enthusiast power supply. Designed to support the toughest hardware, the EVGA NEX1500 Classified supports ground-breaking new features like SuperNOVA enthusiast software control, Overclock Mode that increases the maximum power output up to 1650W*, and fully modular, individually sleeved cables.

You can also count on EVGA to provide the utmost reliability and performance, with 100% Japanese capacitors and a durable ball bearing fan. The NEX1500 Classified is designed from start to finish to be the best choice for today's most demanding high-end computers. Get to the next level with the EVGA NEX1500 Classified Power Supply!

Continuous Power:

Trust EVGA to label all of our power supplies in Continuous Power, the steady power a PSU can output continuously, rather than the amount delivered at its short-lived peak.

SuperNOVA Software:

Exclusive SuperNOVA software allows you to monitor voltage, current drawn on each rail, power used, efficiency, as well as enabling you to change the fan profile and even adjust the +12V rail!

Single OR Multiple 12V Rails:

No longer will you have to toil over the decision of choosing a single or multiple rail PSU; the NEX1500 Classified lets you switch modes as you please.

Fully Modular, Individually Sleeved:

EVGA delivers the highest quality cables possible, with individually sleeved cables and a fully modular design for optimal cable management and the best looks.


  • SuperNOVA, exclusive power supply control and monitoring software
  • Control and adjust +12V voltage for maximum overclocking potential
  • Switch between single or multiple rails for ultimate control
  • Overclock mode allows PSU to deliver up to 1650W with 230VAC input
  • Unbeatable 10 Year Warranty and unparalleled EVGA Customer Support
  • 80PLUS Gold certification pending, with up to 90% efficiency under typical loads
  • Highest quality Japanese brand capacitors ensure long-term reliability
  • Individually Sleeved Cables for outstanding looks and cable management
  • Fully Modular to reduce clutter and improve airflow
  • NVIDIA SLI Certified
  • Sanyo Denki Ball Bearing fan for exceptional reliability and quiet operation
  • Heavy-duty protections, including OVP (Over Voltage Protection), UVP (Under Voltage Protection), OCP (Over Current Protection), OPP (Over Power Protection), SCP (Short Circuit Protection), and OTP (Over Temperature Protection)


  • 1x 24pin ATX
  • 2x 8pin EPS12V
  • 3x 6pin PCIe
  • 16x 6+2pin PCIe
  • 12x SATA
  • 8x Molex
  • 2x Floppy

*230 VAC Required

The EVGA Difference

Known for offering value and performance, as well as top notch customer service, EVGA is recognized through customer loyalty and the highest levels in customer satisfaction. In addition to the expanded product lines, consumers and channel partners will also benefit from increased sales and technical support programs:

  1. EVGA proprietary Advanced RMA (EAR) service - for allowing customers get a replacement card before sending the defective product back to EVGA.
  2. 24/7 Phone Technical Support (U.S.) - to assure users that courteous and friendly assistance will always be available at anytime of the day or night.
  3. Step-Up Program - for the ability to trade up existing EVGA products for newer technology.
  4. Community Message Boards - full of thousands of knowledgeable, friendly and satisfied EVGA customers.
  5. EVGA MODS RIGS - show off your rig, win cash prizes.
  6. EVGA Gaming - EVGA game servers open 24/7 featuring the latest games.
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I don't really get the point of overclock mode personally.. why not just allow 1650W when a 230 VAC source is connected?

Still, this PSU looks awesome. Is 16x 6+2pin PCIe right? That's enough for 8 cards by itself, not counting the 6 pins..


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1650 W? What could you possibly do with that much power?:D

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Plug in a mini cooler for your beer? But hey it does look good i love the blacm and red combo. If i had a color layout rhat would be it. Red and black but id preffer a corsair ax 1200i .... red and black baby. It sure is good for super noding need that extra juice

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The specs are pretty awesome themselves, but I actually like the 10 year warranty, and EVGA's EAR and step-up programs. Anyone that can really get good use out of this kind of hardware is going to put it through some heavy workload. Nice to see they are making sure the customer is going to be set for some time. And if they want in the future the next best thing, they can upgrade cheaper by trading in this one, I really, really like that part. More companies should do that. Although in my personal experience, I wouldn't need it, I keep older parts around as a just in case type thing.

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wow that things a beast but there's no way id take advantage of such a rebust power supply, heck im still using a 500W PSU and it runs my i5 3570K and a GTX570! As well as 2 case fans and 2 cpu fans!

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Who really needs a 1500W PSU. . Just curious

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If you need to Quad or Tri SLI a GTX 690

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