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Old May 31, 2007, 05:43 AM
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Another review has been posted and this time it is for the Ultra 400W and Ultra 500W power supplies.

Please feel free to post your comments and questions in this thread.

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http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/hardw...html#post10723
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Old May 31, 2007, 11:59 AM
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The 500W unit is not bad considering it comes in a $140 Case. But I think I would grab a Antec Sonata III instead. Hopefully you'll get one for review soon!
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Old May 31, 2007, 12:07 PM
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SKYMTL,

Well what to say but great work!
You definately got what it takes to make great reviews. And I think that you "had" to clear things up reference the ULTRA brand. I mean, every time you venture in the "jungle" looking for the "feline", you bump into those Ultras...So lots of potential buyers.

I seen some of your reviews being refered to from quite a few sites now, seems like a lot of people appreciate.

IMHO, what people need to know is covered by your work. Too bad you don't have access to everything on the market (you probably have to convince the manufacturers to send the PSUs to you first...).

But your work is needed big time! With OCing and all those nice high end graphics cards around, lots of people have to realize that they "have to" fork the cash to buy a decent and powerfull enough PSU...
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Old May 31, 2007, 04:01 PM
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The 500W unit is not bad considering it comes in a $140 Case. But I think I would grab a Antec Sonata III instead. Hopefully you'll get one for review soon!
The $140 for the Ultra case and the V-Series 500W is a pretty good deal.
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Old May 31, 2007, 08:58 PM
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Default viewed the v-series power supply roundup with interest but...

I viewed the v-series power supply roundup with interest but... I'm looking to buy a case/psu combo and the ultra grid case with its X-Connect V-Series ( XVS) / 700-Watt psu has me very interested, I wish someone could tell me how good that power supply is.
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Old June 1, 2007, 04:53 AM
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You will be happy to know that in a week or two we will have a review of the 600W XVS unit up.
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nice review sky, makes me happy to hear that ultra is making good PSU's as im using there ultra x-finity 600w lol.
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Old June 9, 2007, 01:36 AM
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Yeah, I actually really like the Ultra Grid Case, as a unit by itself. It's well built, the tooless drive bays are foolproof, and it's decently cooled and quiet.

Also, my 800W X-infinity is rock solid! Powers my super hungry rig no problems!
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Old June 9, 2007, 01:59 AM
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Another great review ... Your PSU reviews are what led me to this forum, FYI :)
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Default Ya, I know

this is two years after the fact, and their may be some rule against this, so if there is im sorry. But I have had one of these for about 6 months running fine, but I'm going to go SLI fairly soon with 9600gt oc's. I was wondering if im going to need to upgrade. I only have a Pentium D 940 at 3.2 ghz, none of this Core 2 Duo stuff, and my ram is only 800 mhz, so am I going to need more than 500w? I know they recommend at least 550w for SLI, but Im assuming most SLI'ers will have better CPUS and such, so do I really need to get another PSU. Or, would it be possible to run with 2 PSU's? I have another FSP 350W that I might use to run one of the graphics cards just to keep the load off using a Bitspower X-station multi PSU module

Is that a good idea at all?

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