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I removed the “GOLD†psu from the case, and gave a visual check inside through fan grill. I noticed the coil burned (the one with many copper wires). What it is amazing is that in the middle of the coil there is a plastic cable tie tightens the coil, I think. IT THIS SAFE?
Also the plastic foil has many dots of burn on it. It helped do not fall into the case…motherboard and other components.
What you're seeing is just an inductor in the EMI filter. The burn marks and such are because way too much current passed through the coil, heating it up. This was probably because of a short circuit farther on in the PSU. And yes the twist tie is safe.

The failure probably did not occur there. It probably occurred somewhere on the PSU's primary side. Something probably failed shorted, causing a short circuit, causing a great deal of current to pass through the primary circuit. Past that... I don't know.


Corsair will want to do failure analysis on your PSU.
post #32 of 33
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Originally Posted by Emy12 View Post
I have tried to contact Corsair Support Centre, even I did RAM online, it’s been three working days and no answer. I also sent around 7 emails regarding this matter, but nothing.
I will send back to amazon for refund, is the easiest way to get rid of this BOMB.
Very poor or inexistent help from Corsair.

from http://www.corsair.com/company/contact/

Corsair Memory
46221 Landing Parkway
Fremont, CA 94538

T: +1 510-657-8747

Why don't you CALL them?
 
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Wow this sucks, corsair service is amazing though. And there is a corsair rep on these forums i think.
    
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