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How's the Ultra X4 1050W?

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Is this a good/safe unit? How much do you guys think it's worth second-hand, $100?
post #2 of 10
Mediocre, low end, and over priced.

You can get the same unit, which performs much better, with better build quality; from Raidmax at a cheaper price.
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Get the Rocketfish RF-900WPS from BestBuy for $130 or from ebay.com from $70 onwards
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Stay away from Ultra.

Check out this poor guy's story from last week:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...ught-fire.html

After much debate, the issue was determined to have been caused by the mobo, but the PSU did not have the necessary safeties to shut itself off and prevent the disaster.
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that bad eh.. ok thanks
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Originally Posted by drka0tic View Post
Stay away from Ultra.

Check out this poor guy's story from last week:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...ught-fire.html

After much debate, the issue was determined to have been caused by the mobo, but the PSU did not have the necessary safeties to shut itself off and prevent the disaster.
This just scared the **** out of me
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by CalypsoRaz View Post
This just scared the **** out of me
how's your ultra x4? any problems?
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Ultra had a great PSU expert on board for the X3 units, they were well built and great units, sadly they decided to fire him before the designs for the X4 were finalised. The X4 series suck by comparison to the X3...
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Originally Posted by allikat View Post
Ultra had a great PSU expert on board for the X3 units, they were well built and great units, sadly they decided to fire him before the designs for the X4 were finalised. The X4 series suck by comparison to the X3...
And out of no where, there current LSX units are actually pretty good.
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But the OP wasn't asking about the new LSX units... Good to know they're decent for future reference tho. Thanks for that.
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