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to all who have this: is your PSU hot?

mine is quite hot but not so hot that i cant touch it. this is probably making my fan run at max speed which makes it really loud since it is rated at 35dba i believe at max RPM.

anyone know how to fix this? i remember a few of you saying it was quiet but your rig has basically the same power demand as mine.
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post #2 of 10
My psu is warm to the touch; nothing close to how you described yours. How is the air flow in your case?
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post #3 of 10
Mine is warm to the touch but if I wanna feel heat, I put my hand over the exhaust fan. I don't have this particular PSU but none of my PSU's have ever been as hot as you describe yours.
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post #4 of 10
Howdy!

I use the same PSU. I draw a lot of power from it to run my rig and it rarely gets hot. Barley even warm i'd say. You may want to test your PSU to make sure it's working properly. Is the PSU free of dust and debris that may be blocking airflow or insulating it? Outside of that and/or maybe a rouge component shorting out or drawing too much power, i say RMA it (or at least phone OCZ to see whats up.) Hope this helps!

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Mine is quite cool
    
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post #6 of 10
i have one.. where should i be touching it to guage temp?
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post #7 of 10
Also, what's your room temperature? That's going to play a big factor in heat in general.
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post #8 of 10
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my room temp is probably around 25C, airflow is good with one 120mm fan blowing in and 2 fans, including my PSU, blowing out. i have a slot fan but i think there is something wrong with it so im not using it.

there is a side vent for the CPU fan and thats it.
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Mine is pretty cool actually. Not to hot.
 
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Mines pretty cool to the touch and its 77F in here.
    
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