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RMA Psu because "noisy" fan?

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I'm rather hesitant to replace the fan and voiding the warranty as the last 7/9 people on Newegg have claimed dead PSU withing 9 months:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121075 <--- This is same exact PSU just Kingwin branded.

I think my next option is to try RMA it, on the webbshop page where I bought it does not specify silent PSU fan,

But reviews and the manufacturer self claims silent 14cm blue fan so I'm hoping for the best.

★Patent 14cm LED Low Noise Fan, Great air flow for exceptional heat dissipation.
http://www.super-flower.com.tw/products_detail.php?class=2&sn=8&ID=62&lang=

Obviously "silent" is subjectiv, but when only putting a load of 130w and comparing to my Corsair PSU's this one is really noticable when it comes to noise.
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well i rma my corsair vx450 that i was running in my server because the fan started to make noise that wasn't there before. they took it with open hands and sent me a brand new psu. i'd say if you have it and it wasn't making noise before now then try an rma. if they decline then its time to mod the one in it.
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My main worry is once they recieve it to claim that the fan is perfectly fine.
So I would have to pay shipping fee +wery expensive service fee.

The PSU fan makes a sissing noise like a snake and move more air then necessary.

^^^^^^^^^^^^ I confirm above by starting the PC with a Screwdriver next to fanblade so it can't move when PC is ON. ^^^^^^^^^^
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