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i always see ebates all over the place giving 500W+ ultra x-connect psu's away for <$30. are the psu's terrible or is there another reason. and why doesnt newegg sell any of them?
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From what I've seen, it luck of the draw. If you get a good one, it works like a charm, but a bad one dies left and right.
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I would have to say they are mixed. I have heard several people say that they are great psus, but on the other hand, I have heard (probably more people on this side...) say that they are bad. The worst case senario is when the x-connects blow up and take other components with them.

My personal opinion is that I would not trust one in my computer.
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Terrbile quality control. That's what it comes down to.
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I got mine for $50 after a rebate and it works great.

Here's a link
http://www.ultraproducts.com/product...&productID=387
     
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