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I've heard there were many issues with noise and longevity (some breaking down after a month). Have these issues been fixed, and if so, how do we know which version is the fixed one?

Any thoughts on this PSU? Thanks.
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post #2 of 12
Yeah it's pretty good. One of the best 1200Wers out there. The issues mainly seem to have been with the first couple batches while they were getting production up. There may still be issues with noise--not sure.
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I bought one 1 week ago (I know it's overkill for my CURRENT rig, but upgrades will be coming) and there is 0 noise coming from it.
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post #4 of 12
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+rep for both. Thanks guys.


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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Yeah it's pretty good. One of the best 1200Wers out there. The issues mainly seem to have been with the first couple batches while they were getting production up. There may still be issues with noise--not sure.
I just bought one today and I haven't opened it yet, is there any way to check if my mine's from the first few batches?
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post #5 of 12
It's a well made unit, one of the best 1200W~'s.

Even if it does have any issues, which I doubt, Corsair RMA is very, very good.
    
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I love mines, no issues what so ever cant even hear the fan.
     
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post #7 of 12
Corsair is top notch stuff. My next PSU for SLI will be a Corsair.
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post #8 of 12
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Corsair is top notch stuff. My next PSU for SLI will be a Corsair.
gtx480 SLI should be fine on 750..
post #9 of 12
I bought one back in Dec2010 and have been using it in my rig 24/7 until today without any hiccups so far.
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post #10 of 12
Oct. 2010 here and nigh a hiccup, but it is a little noisy...nothing I can hear over my fans though.
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