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Poll Results: Use the Ultra-X in the new rig?

 
  • 33% (5)
    Yes, give it a try
  • 53% (8)
    No, don't bother/risk it
  • 13% (2)
    Give it try but plan on upgrading ASAP
15 Total Votes  
post #11 of 15
Or me; mine just flat out died, and I am dissapointed by its third-rate kind of quality and support.

I just ordered a Sunbeam NUUO; do yourself a favor and get one too, eh? ; p
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post #12 of 15
Well I've got one running in my system right now. It seems to be running great despite all the exploding I've heard about. The only bad thing is that the +5VSB rail is overvolting by a fair amount. You may be thinking its a good thing but the cable that it uses are very very stiff! My 20pin connector was sticking out of my case and it took me 7 minutes to get it to go in right. It has treated me well so far except the annoying cables.

And everyone is saying no 24 pin support but you can buy a 24 pin cable that is made for it.
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...946&CatId=1107
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post #13 of 15
If you want a much better PSU for the same price then get an Aspire 520W. I havent heard of those ever blowing up.
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post #14 of 15
I also have heard too many bad things lately on the ultra psu's. Try the ocz if you need modular wires, mine does ok. No voltage fluctuations and everything runs ok. It is in my signature rig, I run a total of 5 drives on a 450 watt psu.
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post #15 of 15
I have no problem with my ultra but mine is 600 watt's so maybe a big diffrence, lol. but im wanting to upgrade though the wires are way to shielded makes it hard to work with the wires.And yes they have sata power cables.
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