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post #11 of 30
I have the x3 Ultra and its one of the best PSU's that I've ever owned. However, if I was given a choice to buy a PSU now, I'd get the 1000HX from Corsair.

p.s. go ask JohnnyGuru for PSU questions xD
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post #12 of 30
Here's a review for the Corsair and one for the Ultra. And yes you can get the Thermaltake Toughpower or Xigmatek 1kW as well since they are the same PSU as the Corsair (CWT PUH). There are quite a few options at this level if you wanted some more to choose from.
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post #13 of 30
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Thanks everyone, I will consider both.
post #14 of 30
Ultra!!! FTW, its what im using and I'll let you know what it is pushing in my heavy Rig.

Cpu Overclocked to 3.6 FROM 2.4
2x2gigs of ram
3 Hard drives
2 DVD rw drives
2 8800GT's
780i Mobo
and i have 8 120mm fans
2 80mm fans
and a Memory cooler with 2 60mm fans
for a total of 12 Fans !!

and this ultra never skips a beat as well.
Also the ultra has nice cable management
Most of the cords are flat for easy hiding.
The hook ups at the back of the PSU are awesome.
post #15 of 30
I would get the Corsair 1000HX. Even though some people say Ultra has upped their game with the 1000W X3 PSU I will never trust an Ultra PSU ever again.
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post #16 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by mbones View Post
I would get the Corsair 1000HX. Even though some people say Ultra has upped their game with the 1000W X3 PSU I will never trust an Ultra PSU ever again.
Care to explain what happened?
Edited by sledgehammer1990 - 6/23/08 at 8:41pm
post #17 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by sledgehammer1990 View Post
Care to explain what happend?
In one word:

Boom.
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post #18 of 30
Ultra X3 has always been one of the top tier 1000w PSUs on the market, but now with Corsair a player it's really a toss up and essentially comes down to whichever is cheaper at the moment.

Can't really go wrong with either IMO.
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post #19 of 30
get the Corsair

I just got it for $227 shipped

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...7-shipped.html
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post #20 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by KmK View Post
get the Corsair

I just got it for $227 shipped

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...7-shipped.html
That's where I saw it, one heck of a deal.
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