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post #1 of 11
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What is the best psu at newegg for under 80 bucks? At fry's they had an ultra xvs 700w modular psu with 40 amps on the single 12v rail. But if I can find something at newegg that's better I want that instead.
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post #2 of 11
Xclio Goodpower 500w

Edit: What video card are you running?
post #3 of 11
no better deal than that xvs. if you already have it (its in your sig) keep it

40A on ONE 12V rail > 35 on two
    
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post #4 of 11
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I don't think that's better than my ultra xvs. If the ultra is the better deal i'll just go down to frys and pick it up. Mk, i'll do that. Thanks rep+
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post #5 of 11
There's this Ultra X-Finity 600w for $40 at tigerdirect

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...4309&CatId=106
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Not enough amps for me. I'm getting an x1950xt. Sapphire actually, just like yours.
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post #7 of 11
The X1950XT will work fine on that PSU though. How m much is that 700w Ultra PSU? Link?
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I'm considering this arctic cooling freezer 7 pro, it's got good ratings, but what's the best cpu cooler under 60? http://shop4.outpost.com/product/5172146 Besides the big typhoon, I wanted it for a while, but I don't think it'll fit in my case with my mobo n stuff.
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post #9 of 11
I have the Ultra X-Connect V-Series 700 Watt modular PSU, same one as you're talking about I believe. It works excellent for me. I was a little weary at first, but reviews showed it to be a good, reliable power supply. The only drawback is that I'll probably need a new one if I decide to go SLI in the future. So keep that in mind.

When I check in the BIOS on my PC, the Voltage output is very accurate (definitely within the 3% margin).

12V Rail - 11.98V
5V Rail - 5.08V
3.3V Rail - 3.28V

I looked around Newegg and couldn't find any 700Watt PSU's for around that price range. What video card(s) are you running that you'll need 700 Watts?

But honestly, you should never buy a power supply just because of it's price. The power supply, IMO, is one of the most important parts in any computer. A PSU that doesn't supply accurate power can lead to premature death of other components, due to over or under volting. In other words, it is critical to have a reliable PSU in order to maintain system stability and longevity.

I'd recommend a Corsair HX, Thermaltake Toughpower, OCZ, PC P&C, or Rosewill Power supply - they are known to be decent PSU's/manufacturers.

Like I said, the Ultra you have listed is great as well.
    
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post #10 of 11
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I'm just going to be running an x1950xt, but I still want all the power I can get for the money. And i've done my homework on the ultra. So i'm probably going to go with it. I currently have an ultra v-series 400w, which runs my agp system quite well. I got it real cheap, but it's reliable. And what about the best motherboard under 125? I'd like it to be a good e4300 overclocker, atx form-factor, and ready to support the 1333 mhz fsb. I'm looking at a few right now. I could just stick with my ip35-e, but I just want to look into other options first.
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