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Old May 12, 2009, 08:25 AM
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Default Corsair HX 1000W rattling noise? What can I do about this?

Recently, I noticed that my PSU started making rattling noise. It has become quite annoying. I'm thinking of sending it back to Corsair for a replacement. But if I can fix this, I wouldn't mind.

What I've tried so far:
1. I tried to loosen and tighten the screws that hold the fan.
2. Clean the dust inside.
3. Give it a good smack (not enough to break).

I assume that it will take at least a week or two to get it replaced by Corsair.
Any suggestion?

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Old May 12, 2009, 08:27 AM
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Are you sure the rattling noise is coming from the fan? Could be more specific as to what sort of noise it is?
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Old May 12, 2009, 08:44 AM
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Will likely take approx. 10 business days. Only box up the PSU itself, no need to pack all of the cables etc...just the PSU. Here's the link to thier Web Site
Power Supplies - The Corsair Support Forums
Contact them via the Forum and they will issue an RMA #...very painless indeed.

You're rattling sounds like a common problem on other Corsair PSU....check the Forum above.

Good luck!

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Old May 12, 2009, 09:52 AM
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