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Here is an Ultra 700W with a single 40A rail. That's pretty impressive for $100. And it still has a few other things, like those removable cables, etc. Should I get it? It will most likely be powering a dual 7099GS system, but for now just a basic GPU.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...921&CatId=1483
BTW, it is not a certified PSU, but I'm sure it can power two 7900GSs, right?
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It's still an Ultra.....

I'd take an 600W OCZ GameXStream (4 12V rails, 44A max load on those) over the Ultra.
    
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That's true...
Is this better? It only has 18/20A dual rails:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...424&CatId=1483
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post #4 of 8
The info on Tigerdirect on that PSU is incorrect. It has four 12V rails of 18A each, with a total max load of 50A on those. I just recommended the 600W version of the same PSU. These things are build by FSP, and pretty darn good.
    
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Okay. Thanks. When I saw the amperage on that 700W OCZ, I was disappointed because I expected better. Now I see.
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post #7 of 8
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OCZ's PSUs, like Chozart just said, are manufactured by FSP, which is a great company. I will get either the 600W Chozart posted or the 700W I posted.

Who thinks $30 more for the 700W would be worth it? Or should I save the $30?
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post #8 of 8
For your rig, the 600W is sufficient. The 700W version actually delivers only 6A more on the 12V rails (rest of the difference in Watts distributed over the other rails)
    
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