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Hey.
I got my new AX1200W PSU yesterday. Installed it and everything worked like a charm. So, today when i leaved my PC on while i was eating, it turned of. I thought it had gone to hibernating or something and then i tried turning it on (as normal). Then the problem started, my PC started normal (for the first 2-3 sec) then it turned off, and turned on, and off. By it self, everytime it shutdown it was a "click" noise from my PSU. Like it turned off inside or something, anyone know about this/ what i have to do?
post #2 of 8
ooh..
i should rma it but first test it isnt one of your components...
jump start the psu without anything plugged..
it work normal..
connect everything normally and take a sticks of ram out.. leave 1 in it
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Everything worked like a charm when i used a paperclip and then plugged everything in like normal. Even though it did not work when i plugged the cable back in to the motherboard.
post #4 of 8
It's a fan or switching transistor.

RMA it.
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Just finished the RMA on Corsair's site. Doesn't you guys think it's strange that it worked for a day and then shutdown?
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Just finished the RMA on Corsair's site. Doesn't you guys think it's strange that it worked for a day and then shutdown?
Problems can arise slowly or quickly. It just depends on what it is.

That day of use could have brought something that was close the point of failing, to fail out right after it shut down.
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post #7 of 8
Now im concorned, Im getting this PSU on Friday, and am going to do a extreme sub zero OC session on sunday as a presentation. I hope that i dont get any similar issues. I need it to work 100's straight out the box.
   
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by n3tr0m View Post
Hey.
I got my new AX1200W PSU yesterday. Installed it and everything worked like a charm. So, today when i leaved my PC on while i was eating, it turned of. I thought it had gone to hibernating or something and then i tried turning it on (as normal). Then the problem started, my PC started normal (for the first 2-3 sec) then it turned off, and turned on, and off. By it self, everytime it shutdown it was a "click" noise from my PSU. Like it turned off inside or something, anyone know about this/ what i have to do?
Are you not the 28 days of purchase, the retailer should be able to give you a full refund.
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