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Old 05-19-2007, 12:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The build is fine however I would rather have one of these Ultra's in it than a thermaltake.

Ultra X2 550-Watt ATX 120mm Fan SLI Ready SATA-Ready 2024-Pin Modular Power Supply ULT31851 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
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The build is fine however I would rather have one of these Ultra's in it than a thermaltake.

Ultra X2 550-Watt ATX 120mm Fan SLI Ready SATA-Ready 2024-Pin Modular Power Supply ULT31851 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
Sora do you like the ultra psu's I was going to use the exact same one except it was the uv blue version but people kept telling me not to as ultra isn't a good brand................
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Ultra's older models were known to be sketchy as a few models were bad. However in the past year or so Ulta's new PSU's in the line have been pretty rock solid from what I know.
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yeah someone was asking for some recommendations and they said that they're ultra psu had finally conked out after 5 years of heavy use which sounds great to me
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If you to find a way to save money i cant really help you seeing as my computer set me back £5500 or over $10000. But you could try going for parts which arnt as 'quality' as you have right now, i.e the graphics card + psu.

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If you to find a way to save money i cant really help you seeing as my computer set me back 5500 or over $10000. But you could try going for parts which arnt as 'quality' as you have right now, i.e the graphics card + psu.

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well you actually wasted some money with the psu, hdd's, RAM (WTF why so much are you running a server in benches any ram over 4gb is not a noticeable improvement), 2 blue ray writers hahahahaha your screwed if hd-dvd wins the format war
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ty saltynay, lol
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Old 05-19-2007, 01:23 PM   #18 (permalink)
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i swear everyone criticises me on my build, cant anyone appreciate anything about it? please name one thing good about it lol
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I don't mean to go against you but I just think you went overboard in terms of parts. care to say why you have so much ram??? the soundcard and watercooling are good and you chose the right gpu although you can buy aftermarket waterblocks which work out cheaper but are quite a lot of hassle
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ok the ram was not my idea, my friend convinced me, who was actually selling the stuff to me
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