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post #1 of 27
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No sure if the PSU is tottally to blame, I installed it in my sig rig to replace the OCZ,

Every so often i hear a pop / static from the speakers.
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http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?...e=en-us&page=1 last post on first page, seems to be all corsairs that are doing it.
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post #3 of 27
Sounds like maybe the Corsair PSU's are giving off some hardcore EMI?
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Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
Sounds like maybe the Corsair PSU's are giving off some hardcore EMI?
I dunno what that means but im guessing that i cant fix it
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post #5 of 27
Electro Magnetic Interference. It can interfere with analogue signals such as audio. I had the issue with my headphone amp and graphics card. One solution would be to use an external DAC/Amp combo and run digital from your PC.
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EMI = Electro Magnetic Interference

And yeah, there ain't nothing you can do about it
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post #7 of 27
From the shrine of Wikipedia:

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Switched-mode power supplies can be a source of EMI, but have become less of a problem as design techniques have improved, such as integrated power factor correction.
post #8 of 27
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i feel sick that something that cost me £200 is causing a tiny but masively annoying problem.
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post #9 of 27
I'd talk to Corsair about the problem. They may have had a bad batch of PSU's that leaked EMI.
post #10 of 27
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so is it the wires from the psu or the unit it self.
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