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post #1 of 11
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Hello everyone. I purchased an AX850 that was DOA and this is a replacement from Corsair. The 850w Powered on and off and ended up hurting a component on my motherboard. Due to that and some other circumstances I am without a desktop for the mean time. I decided I'm going to test all my PSU's before plugging them in from now on.

AFAIK the proper test is to jump the 24pin and plug in a case fan. As soon as I plug in the AX860i with or without jumping it, the fans kicks on and off repeatedly. It's and off behavior that I'm not familiar with. Furthermore when I do jump it. it stills kicks on and off, and the case fan exhibits the same issue.

I see the self test button but I cannot find any sort of documentation on how to properly use it. When I unplug all the modular cables I press the self test button and I hear a click and nothing happens. If I hold it down the self test button lights green after aboout 4 or 5 clicks.

Is this a proper working AX860i? As far as I''ve known if the case fan doesn't turn on completely when jumped there's something wrong with the device.. but this is my first Digital power supply so I have no idea what's proper.
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post #2 of 11
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Uh I just found some documentation in the manual... it says if I press it and the fan spins up and the lights are green then I'm good to go.... so this is a DOA supply?? If that's the case that's two in a row..
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post #3 of 11
self test using should be without connecting any cable output .. once you click on it should glow green which indicate its intact

i dont know what you mean by jumping ! but my 760i every time i start the pc the fan start then shut down for 1-2 min then working again normally and i think its fine smile.gif
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post #4 of 11
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im almost 100% sure its doa going to record a video to show u
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post #5 of 11
all right dude
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post #6 of 11
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxQQmp4JLj0


Don't know why it uploaded as a vertical video but I'm tired
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post #7 of 11
try another socket in you house, what is happening is not normal thats for sure
    
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post #8 of 11
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ok, but in that very same socket my TX750 works properly.. I cannot believe how poor QA is for Corsair. Two high end psu's brand new, two dead.
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post #9 of 11
thats really strange !!!

from techpowerup review
Quote:
This is the self-test pressure switch and the indicator LED that shows if the PSU is functioning properly. Once you press the switch (you have to keep it pressed) the fan will start to spin and the LED will turn green; that is, if everything is working properly.

from what i see the psu self test is normal but on attachment to MB look strange.. to me you should try another socket or check the stability of home electricity (( voltage / frequency)) by voltmeter
or try that psu with another system
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post #10 of 11
check the power cable also
    
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