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Originally Posted by Akhen
If your looking for a good price and stable go for an FSP 450W, I swear by them.
As do I.....for 50 bucks, its easily the best PSU for the price. No contest.
    
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post #12 of 16
I have an Ultra.. My dad got it for me but it should've been 40% less than it was for its quality...

I'd recommend trying something else
post #13 of 16
Don't get the ultra PSU, My Ultra X-connect 500watt psu just effed me over when its 12V rail decided to crap out and make my gpu cranky and not work correctly with lots of artifacts and crap! The cables are MUCH to stuff so they are not even that great for wiring a sweet rig (I have an acrylic case). This thing died without even being under and stress of Overclocking!

The lighting on the inside also blew up shorting out the PSU and that was a ordeal to fix too!


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My experience with ultra was very good. I had an X-connect that served me well for ~1.5 years. Nothing bad at all to say about it.
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my current PSU is doing pretty well right now at about a year, its suppost to run for ~ 50,000 Hours, and has a lifetime warranty, so you cant really go wrong with it.
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I used to have the original x-connect which eventually failed on me. After about a year of use it failed, I RMA'd, and Ultra promptly replaced it. The replcement worked for all of 10 mins. After that they upgrade me to the new x2 550W. It works but its really loud, and I am unsure about the voltages. Everest says they are extremely close and then speedfan says my 12 v rail is 12.77 so I would have to get a multimeter to see if my voltages are good.
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