Ultra X3 1000-Watt Energy Efficient Modular PSU
Performance Summary and Conclusion
Performance Summary: We found the Ultra X3 to perform rather well. With our testing focused on efficiency, the Ultra X3 PSU tracked closer to the performance of the 750 watt Thermaltake ToughPower, while the Tagan TG1100 was the most power hungry of the three models tested. We should note that the Tagan TG1100-U95 was the only PSU of the three to exceed voltage output across the board as seen below, while the Ultra X3 tended to run approximately 1.5% less than rated voltages. In all tests, none of the PSUs we tested fluctuated in voltage output, and all remained relatively steady whether running at idle or during our load testing.
The Ultra X3 1000w Power Supply compared favorably to the other models tested in this article. With a peak rating of 1000 Watts, the Ultra The Ultra X3 1000 Watt Power Supply looks to be a viable option for those looking for a quality, high-wattage PSU. The modular design and ultra flexible cabling also makes the unit an excellent candidate, especially when cable management is a concern. We were also impressed with the near silent operation as well as its overall efficiency. With a 1000w peak rating, the X3 can handle the load of most any system with room to grow as technology evolves. The unit is also backed by a limited lifetime warranty; all things considered the Ultra X3 1000w Power Supply is an attractive option for anyone looking for a quality Power Supply Unit.
Selling in the neighborhood of $250, the X3 is actually priced competitively with other 1000w PSUs. Backed with quality features and an excellent warranty, the Ultra X3 certainly represents a solid value.