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My CX400 Corsair PSU fan died... :(

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I was surfing the web and heard a loud click click crack then a fan spinning down. I turned it off to check it and the fan in my 1 year old corsair psu blew up. PSU still works but the fan just grinds and smacks around so i shut it down.

Just RMA it?
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post #2 of 15
Might want to PM the corsair rep on here, maybe you could replace it by yourself ?

http://www.overclock.net/member.php?u=158841
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post #3 of 15
If its still under warranty then RMAing would probably be the best thing to do.

If its not the fans are really easy to replace, just cut the old wires and splice in the wires to a new fan. As long as the replacement fan does more than ~1000RPM you shouldn't have any problems with heat.
     
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doesn't that void the warranty?
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post #5 of 15
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well i will just rma it. =/ comp down for a bit
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post #6 of 15
it does,but it gets you up and running alot faster
post #7 of 15
RMA it. It might not be the fan that died but a problem with the leads on the PCB.
post #8 of 15
I have this psu as well. It was a great value, got it for 50 minus 20 rebate. Sorry to hear for your problem, mine's been running strong for a year and a half. Here's to the future
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post #9 of 15
Yikes if you replace the CX400 you will probably get back a lower quality CX430.

Might be better to just splice in a new fan.
    
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
Yikes if you replace the CX400 you will probably get back a lower quality CX430.

Might be better to just splice in a new fan.
It should be CX430 V2 that they give you now, which honestly really isn't too much worse. I'd call it a small downgrade but quite acceptable.
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