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I have had my Ultra x2 since it came out and have had no issues. Should i go with a Ultra x4 i really like the full modular and lifetime warranty helps. Has Ultra kept the same quality for their PSU since the x2 or can i get better for lower or the same price? A 850-1000watt is what i would purchase. As it stands i can't get any new video card because of my current psu not enough amps.
    
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Go with a Xfx, Corsair, or Antec modular unit. Much better build quality then Ultra.
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Hmm so ultra went downhill on quality yet still cost a lot. Does corsair or antec have fully modular psu at 850watt and 1kw?
Edit: All the reviews for the x4 series seems to show it's a good psu.
Edited by Gualichu04 - 4/18/11 at 10:41pm
    
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Just read a review that the soldering inside is sloppy which is not good. Thanks rep+ for you.
    
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post #5 of 12
Corsair and Antec both have a few option in that output range that are modular. If you have the cash though, I would highly recommend shelling out for a Seasonic. They have several modular models and they are all superb build quality.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151102

One question, why do you want 850W+? With your current build, you could easily get by with 650W with room to spare. That is assuming you get a quality PSU that will output what it's rated at, however.
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post #6 of 12
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Not buying now for future upgrade when i can afford it. I was going to spend 200-250 on a ultra psu of lesser quality so that price is perfect plus gold rating is even better. Thanks for the link.
    
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SeaSonic M12D. 850W. Can run GTX 580 SLI with a sandy bridge i7 at 4.5GHz or lower.
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post #8 of 12
Antec doesn't have any fully modular units, and full modularity is pretty rare overall.
Are you looking to upgrade your system in any way? As it stands, you can run your computer on a good 300-350W unit. What video card (or other upgrades) are you eyeing?
post #9 of 12
I really love my Corsair! I am not so sure you need 750+ watts. Mine was at 300 watts when I had my SLI 460 SE's benchmarking on OC Scanner and Prime95 Blend running at the same time.

EDIT: When using DDR2 800 and a GA-MA785GM-US2H
 
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if you want fully modular seasonic x series corsair ax series or silverstone strider plus series
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