Introduction & Packaging
Today Antec are unveiling a brand new power supply series which they are calling the “Edge” series. Some of the key features of the Antec Edge power supply series are a fully modular design, 80 Plus Gold certification, Antec’s respected 5 year warranty, custom rubber sleeving and quiet operation. That all sounds very good doesn’t it? Antec have clearly been listening to end user feedback because on paper the Edge 650W looks like a perfect power supply for the majority of enthusiast PC users. If we compare the Edge to Antec’s High Current Gamer series we can see obvious improvements in noise and aesthetics and compared to the High Current Pro series we can see obvious improvements in pricing. The Antec Edge 650 has a competitive price tag of $129.99 MSRP, so let’s find out if it has the performance as well!
Packaging and Contents
Antec’s packaging is a little more flashy than last time with a fairly elaborate picture of the product. Antec proclaims that this PSU is Haswell ready meaning it supports C6 and C7 sleep state functions.
Key specifications and cable configurations are displayed on the side of the box.
The accessories package includes a power cable, warranty documentation, a user manual, two sets of custom rubber bumpers in red & black and four silver mounting screws.