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I came home to find that my PC had switched itself off, so I unplugged it and plugged it back in and when i flicked the switch on the PSU to on, i made a loud bang and a bright light came out and smoke started to appear.

I believe that there have been other problems like this with the Hiper Type-R and does anyone know if the powersupply blowing could have taken out any other parts. Maybe the motherboard or CPU.

And if it has will the Hiper warranty cover everything that has broken.

Also I have lost the receipt for it but I still have the box and everything, and the warranty information, but the information says the warranty is valid until 3 years after the date of purchase, but it hasnt even been out 2 years so they can't say i've had it longer can they?

Any help would be repped.
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post #2 of 10
Well the Hiper psu's are pretty cheaply made,they lack builit in protection that prevents it from taking out some of your gear if it blow up. so there is a possiblity that it did take somthing out with it. Only way to tell is to put another psu in it and see if it boots up. And if you have a year or so left on your warrenty, i would contact hiper and see if they will replace it.

Good luck with that.

if they dont cover your psu, i would look into get a better brand of psu.
    
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well i will try that, but if it has blown say the cpu, will they also replace my CPU.
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post #4 of 10
Hmmm, good question. do you still have any of the paperwork that came with your psu? That might tell you. But im thinking that they wont. You never know tho.. You dont have a spare cheapy psu laying around to hook up just to see if she still boots?
    
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im going to try that. thanks
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post #6 of 10
I Disagree. The Hiper Type R isnt Poorly made. However there has been a batch of didgy ones..You may have gotten one. I however am very pleased with mine. I couldnt be happier. However when it comes to RMA'ING it i would phone there customer support and find out if they have a warranty that covers other Components in your system ....However i would check your system with another PSU first to confirm any dead parts.
post #7 of 10
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I've always found it to be very stable and I've been ever so happy with it so far. Does anyone know how I can contact them about RMA cos there email address isnt working. Also has anyone RMA'd the type-r before.
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post #8 of 10
Have you gone to there Main Page and gone to support ?
post #9 of 10
I doubt it fried your cpu...something to do with the mobo's VR circuit keeps it from doing that. Most likely it'll take everything on the mobo out before the cpu goes out, or it always seems that way.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
I Disagree. The Hiper Type R isnt Poorly made. However there has been a batch of didgy ones..You may have gotten one. I however am very pleased with mine. I couldnt be happier. However when it comes to RMA'ING it i would phone there customer support and find out if they have a warranty that covers other Components in your system ....However i would check your system with another PSU first to confirm any dead parts.
I concur since i have one and its brilliant!


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