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Goodzwell

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Hey everyone!

Just wanted to ask someone for some help. I'm trying to decide on what power supply I should be going with. I've been told that Ultra has a pretty good PSU but I've also been told that the capacitors blow with in a year. Is this true or NOT?

I own a Asus P4C800-E Deluxe
http://www.asus.com/...1=3&l2=12&l3=30


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Here look at my system near the bottom of this page.
http://www.thinkhard...69528#post69528

My question is . Whats and form factor and does it help me decide what a proper PSU would be for my computers MO? I read on some of the forums that the "Ultra" http://www.tigerdire...&Tab=11&NoMapp=

has a high amp. and that some boards don't like that. I've tried to find out if my board is one of those before I go and buy that PSU. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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hrmmmm....try and keep about the £20 mark and you should be safe, i have a cheapy £5 non branded psu in my other puter and nothings ever gone wrong, cept ofcourse me crushing the cpu, but thats another story
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Hi,

It depends on what Ultra you are planning on getting as with many manufactuers they make good ones and they also make cheaper models, I have a Ulta X connect 500w and I have over a year and yes it does have high amps on the rails but that is a good thing. I have never heard of a board that has problems with that and I don't think you should worry about it. I always recommend high amp psu's with todays newer components.

The Ulta will work with your board the only thing is if your board has a 24 pin connector the Ulta comes with a 20 pin so you would then need a 24pin to 20 pin adapter

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If your board has a 20 pin you don't need the adapter

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Goodzwell

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Thx for the replies guys.

My board is a twenty pin so I will not need the adapter. Again thx for the advise.
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