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Does it smell like burning, or is it just me?

post #1 of 7
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I woke up this christmas morning to smell a funky smell coming from my PSU exhaust. I turned it off, now I have it back on, and that faint but distinct smell is there again.

Can I find out anything more about the cause of this? And I thought OCZ was quality.... anyway, help me if you can.

My 12v rail is at 12.77, my 3.3v rail is at 3.15... odd stuff.

also, feel no rush to answer... it's Christmas.
post #2 of 7
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Originally Posted by Cait Sith Cat
I woke up this christmas morning to smell a funky smell coming from my PSU exhaust. I turned it off, now I have it back on, and that faint but distinct smell is there again.

Can I find out anything more about the cause of this? And I thought OCZ was quality.... anyway, help me if you can.

My 12v rail is at 12.77, my 3.3v rail is at 3.15... odd stuff.

also, feel no rush to answer... it's Christmas.
OCZ doesn't make that, Topower does.
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My PSU does the same every now and then but I have to be like less than 1 foot to smell it and its very faint.

If you can smell it while sitting in your chair somethings probably wrong with it, or the PSU is faulty. I would try to get it replaced if you bought it recently..
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post #4 of 7
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I bought it in September, and it is OCZ, ***?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104154

Ya, it it a faint smell, the PSU is close to me on my desktop.
post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Cait Sith Cat
I bought it in September, and it is OCZ, ***?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104154

Ya, it it a faint smell, the PSU is close to me on my desktop.
OCZ gets their PSU's from a company and slaps their name on it.
post #6 of 7
That smell can be a dust build up on the heatsink, I used to get it with my old psu till I opened it and brushed it down.
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Id say its just you, i cant smell anything. Lol j/k its probably normal.
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