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Old 09-24-2006, 02:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks.

I was researching this Ultra PSU, and I read about how a lot of them have burnt out and caused some computers to...fry. Apparently, that was when Ultra was with a different supplier, and they were cheap parts.

This has really scared me from getting this PSU - because I already have a crappy PSU, I don't wanna spend money on another crappy one.

Basically, I will be totally happy with an Antec or other solid PSU, but the Ultra one just looks AWESOME!

I'm still not sure though, which sucks, because I'm buying one today.
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Hiper is better then an antec
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yeah thats what i heard too i just bought a 580watt hiper psu for 99 dollars on newegg
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I just ordered the Antec Smartpower 500w Modular.

I can't wait.
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I would really be interested to see some voltage/amperage data from people whom own one of these Ultra PSU's.

With A REAL DMM under some kind of load, Like playing FEAR maxed out or running SETI/F@H while running Prime 95. Something like that.

If the Voltage/Amperage data is well within Tolerence and it is consistent for everyone who owns one, then I will yield and add given power supply to reccomended list on these Forums.

Results while not under any kind of load would also be beneficial.
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wow someone recomending apevia, well ive never seen the top model do bad but i really never seen any opinon, im not saying its funny im just wondering why it has never been talked about.

i know over 100 is kinda stupid but for like $150 they have the QUAD rail, quad sli(though some say its not seperate rails for two and two sli but hey, who the f*ck has quad sli), thermaltake toughpower 700w and its modular. i guess i would go with hyper if i were you

WOW THAT SITE WITH THE CALC SAYS I ONLY NEED A 248W PSU, my comp used to blue screen when i used my cathodes and one day i unplugged them and it was fine, not one screen after.

my psu is that $40 neweeg thermaltake 430w braided, but many say its 300w, 430 peak
im just saying i wouldnt trust that site, but theyre right its the amps on rails that matter i guess
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Too late.
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didnt see thats post, he he
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