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Well since the M12 seasonic that I picked up for my main rig was not working with the DFI and since it failed to work consistently with my Quad GT I returned it to fry's to find something else. Well I decided after not being able to pick a PSU on going all out and getting the Ultra X-3. Here is the review and has pics. It is a nice looking psu and I love the flat moduler cables. Once I redo my case setup it will be very easy to hide and route these cables.

None of the shutdowns that were plagueing me with my antec have become evident so I think I have fixed that issue so far (knocks on wood). With my system the psu is very quiet and I have not noticed it running. I guess under full load it may get louder but nice and quiet right now.


Oh and on another note I cant believe what the sales rep guy did with my old psu. So I go to returns and say hey this isnt working with either of two of my setups. He doesnt ask me anything just says "umf" (if thats a word) and takes a look at it and the receipt. Then out comes the open box sticker that gets slapped on there with the new lower price tag and bam its headed back for the shelfs. Guess they didnt care why it wasnt working.
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Man... I would buy the M12 at the lower price and go for an RMA. Then sell it NIB on eBay.
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Yeah I didnt think about that when I was in the store. Marked it down from $200 to like $178 or something I think. Still I dont know what was up with that thing.
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Seasonic usually makes a good PSU and that series got good reviews. However, your new X3 got some great reviews as well. I was thinking about picking it up eventually.
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