• OCZ ZS OCZ-ZS650W 650W
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  • Handled full power at 46.4°C although it is rated up to 40°C, Good ripple/noise suppression at 5V, 3.3V and 5VSB and decent at 12V, Within 3% voltage regulation at 12V and 5V, Controlled voltage drops at Advanced Transient Response Tests, Good e


  • Its price puts it against strong components that utilize modern designs (e.g. DCDC converters that yield better efficiency), Pure performance in the third test of Turn on Transient Tests where 12V dropped very low, The main ATX connector is a little short

Expert reviews and ratings

By VR-Zone on 90

Quality (30% of the total score) Always keeping in mind the selling price and class of the ZS 650W power supply, we can easily claim that its most impressive feature is the very high quality. The unit itself is very well made and the soldering job is...

By Guru of 3D on

Final Words & Conclusion If you are not in the market for an truly expensive highly efficient model power supply with all whistles and bells like safe guard, flashing LEDs but simple want a honest decent efficiency stable PSU, well then the PSU...

By techPowerUp! on 82

The conclusion of the ZS 650W is almost the same as the one for the ZS 750W. The ZS series targets the value oriented users so it doesn't utilize modern characteristics like DC-DC converters, modular design etc. On the other hand all the ZS units I...

By Pro-Clockers on

We found the OCZ ZS650 to be more than an adequate power supply. At 650 watts and providing 46 amps on the single 12v rail, it should be enough to power a very high end GPU or a couple of less powerful cards. Power and OCZ’s reliability is one...

By Hardware Secrets on

The OCZ ZS Series 650 W proved to be an outstanding mainstream power supply. It can really deliver its labeled wattage at high temperatures, and we could pull up to 780 W. Voltages are closer to their nominal values than required (3% voltage...

International Review By ComputerBase on

Mit dem ZS hat OCZ ein günstiges und unscheinbares Netzteil ins Rennen geschickt. Besonders letzteres beschreibt dabei das Abschneiden des Gerätes relativ treffend: es gibt bis auf eine Ausnahme weder besonders gute noch besonders schlechte...

International Review By Nexthardware on 90

OCZ non è incline a deludere la propria clientela, nemmeno quando si tratta di prodotti di fascia mainstream.Lo ZS 650W ha dimostrato di avere tutte le carte in regola per essere seriamente preso in considerazione in caso di un upgrade del proprio...

International Review By Noticias 3D on

Los resultados que la casa 80 PLUS proporciona se traduce en un una eficiencia media del 84,66%, que es más o menos lo que ya habíamos visto en las pruebas, quizá incluso nos ha parecido un poco más. La eficiencia siempre es...

International Review By hdblog.it on

Quando nominiamo OCZ pensiamo subito alle Memorie RAM e, per restare all’attualità, al mercato dei SSD dove l’azienda in questi ultimi due anni ha assunto un ruolo molto importante. Il colosso Americano però è molto attivo...

International Review By TweakPC on

Mit dem ZS 650 macht OCZ in der Mainstream Klasse ähnlich weiter, wie es das ZX schon in der High End Klasse vorgemacht hat. Das Netzteil bietet zwar nicht die absolut besten Effizenzwerte seiner Klasse, aber die Resultate sind absolut solide. Die...

International Review By Gamezoom.net on 80

Für gerade einmal 60 Euro bekommt man mit dem OCZ ZS Series 650W ein leises, gut verarbeitetes sowie effektives Netzteil. Dank der 650 Watt Gesamtleistung und potenten 12V-Schiene können auch Besitzer eines flotten Gaming-PCs mit dieser PSU...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on

A OCZ ZS Series 650 W provou ser uma excelente fonte de alimentação. Ela pode realmente fornecer sua potência rotulada em altas temperaturas, e nós conseguimos extrair até 780 W dela. As tensões ficaram mais próximos...