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post #31 of 74
the only Ultra I've ever dealt with had terrible voltage control. The 12v was always below 12v, even when idle. Under load it dropped to 11.3v. Amazingly, the pc was stable, but a coil would make a chirping noise whenever the 12v line dropped below 11.4v.
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post #32 of 74
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Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
Hi

SO I got a case by the company ultra. It came with a PSU that seems pretty good.

Are they good quality or????

I havn't heard much about this brand
The bad thing about asking opinions on power supplies seems to be that everyones an expert and no one has any to back up thier statements.

Your best bet is to check out a well researched artical or review.
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post #33 of 74
I have a couple of Ultra PSUs (metalic blue/orange modular ones)
Bought them cheap from Misco (sister company to Tigerdirect). Not used them yet but will probably build an entry level games PC for my bro (based on Athlon 3200 winnie)
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post #34 of 74
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Originally Posted by schoeds View Post
The bad thing about asking opinions on power supplies seems to be that everyones an expert and no one has any to back up thier statements.

Your best bet is to check out a well researched artical or review.
thats a good point but I already trust the people here more then a review

(certain ones at least)
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post #35 of 74
Well, if you want proof that Ultra can provide the power needed, heres how much power they provide:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ea-IQLLYa6c

Towards the end of that video i also run a bass test. One of those amps alone blew a 450watt PSU and a 300watt crap PSU, but the Ultra 400 runs stable without a problem.

Them 2 car amps will pull more power then most gaming rigs.

1 Sony Xplod 165watt rms x 2 @ 4ohms

1 HiFonics BXi1206D 1200watts rms @ 1ohm, 450watts rms @ 4ohms

If it can power those, it will power pretty much anything. It used to power my old computer which was a P4 Northwood with 1gb of ram and a 6800nu with 2 hdds.

Better yet, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvOdbhiSg-c

Thats a better video of it.
    
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post #36 of 74
Ultra is to TigerDirect as Rosewill is to Newegg...

Ultra is TigerDirect's "brand" of computer stuff... They have become very good as of late, and I am sure you would have no problems with any of their products...
     
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thread resurrector anyone?
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post #38 of 74
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Ultra is to TigerDirect as Rosewill is to Newegg...

Ultra is TigerDirect's "brand" of computer stuff...
Not really. I am not aware of any exclusive partnership between TD and Ultra. Rosewill products OTOH can pretty much only be found at newegg and wouldn't exist without newegg.
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They have become very good as of late, and I am sure you would have no problems with any of their products...
They haven't changed their OEMs or build quality. Everything but their X3 line is crap and even the X3 line is starting to show it's age.
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post #39 of 74
where is Ultra anywhere else cept TigerDirect or any of the sister stores
     
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post #40 of 74
I have the Ultra X3 600watt in my rig does great, full modular, plenty of power, feels build very well.
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