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Old September 19, 2012, 03:34 PM
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customer bought one, first power on the caps in the PSU blew up ..... never had that with any psu in years but a bad batch is destined to happen
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Unfortunately these things happen, hopefully it didn't take anything with it and the customer gets a good replacement.
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Old September 19, 2012, 04:47 PM
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Heh I had one blow after it had been returned to me because it wouldn't post.... That was a 10 yr old PSU that'd been worked pretty hard though.
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what does it look like when a PSU blows up? just sparks? loud noises?
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Old September 19, 2012, 04:57 PM
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what does it look like when a PSU blows up? just sparks? loud noises?
Loud pop and then Cap discharge its like a Major Gleek at close range hahaha A mist of toxic joy haha
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See Soul, I told you that PSU's have a limited amount of magic blue smoke. And you went and let it all out again!

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Damn!! that will be imbibed in the user's memory for the remaining of his life
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Old September 23, 2012, 11:05 AM
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Well my PC Power & Cooling 950w MKII blew last week and it sounded like a shot gun went off and it lit up my room it was so bright.That what I get in buying a 1000w power supply for $139.You get what you pay for.Occourse all the rest my be fine ,but I want never trust that brand agin.I was scard it took out my motherboard and CPU and everthing else.That was the first time I ever had a powersupply blow up.I put back in my trusty Coolermaster 1100w UCP that I have had for over four years and Thank GOD everthing is working just fine.
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