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I just installed my new modular psu, the fan is not spinning.I am nervous to turn it on.Did
I doing something wrong?
Edited by Fishinfan - 3/31/13 at 10:55am
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post #2 of 27
Dead mobo? Use a paperclip to start the PSU manually, jumping the green and one of the black wires right next to the clip.
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post #3 of 27
This might be a stupid question but are all the cables pluged in? and if they are make sure they are all the way in
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post #4 of 27
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yes all cables are plugged in, and no not a dead mobo because it boots. Just the psu fan Is not spinning.
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post #5 of 27
Sounds like its just a broken PSU fan then

If you dont mind that the warranty will be void you could open the PSU and replace the fan

Or just RMA it
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post #6 of 27
Some PSU fans wont spin til they hit a certain load %. What PSU do you have?
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post #7 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by JamesLT3 View Post

Some PSU fans wont spin til they hit a certain load %. What PSU do you have?
Corsair GS600
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post #8 of 27
does the fan spin up at all on initial power up or not at all?

also check this out
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/360391-28-spinning
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post #9 of 27
Guys it's not broken the fan is temperature controlled:

Quote:
A good gaming power supply must provide the cooling you need when you're pushing it hard, but it should be quiet when you're not. GS Series PSUs accomplish this through excellent efficiency — it generates less heat, so it requires less cooling — and a temperature-controlled 140mm fan that automatically adjusts its speed to meet demand. It doesn't even spin up until it's needed.

From corsairs product page (here).
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post #10 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Corsair GS600
Your PSU is fine have a read http://www.corsair.com/us/power-supply-units/gs-series-power-supply-units/gs-series-gs600-80-plus-bronze-certified-power-supply-2013-edition.html

Quote from the Tech specs on that page:
Quote:
Fanless mode at low loads for quiet operation, with an ultra-quiet 140mm double ball-bearing fan that delivers excellent airflow when needed
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