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post #11 of 29
Call them first.
They might understand.
post #12 of 29
Abs.exe getting his post count up epically.

Either way, tbh I doubt corsair would really care that you opened it to sleeve the cables. They approved it so I would just check the terms and conditions of the approval and send them the unit for replacement. The only thing you'll need to consider is you'll have a replacement unit and therefore your hard work for sleeving will prove pointless

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Well it doesn't say anything about sleeving, so here goes nothing.
    
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Actually, Corsair has stated on more than one occasion that opening up one of their psu's to sleeve it does void your warranty. You should contact the Corsair Rep here in the forums to see what he has to say about it before you send it in. And for the record, I've found Corsair's "supposed" customer support to be one of the very worst in the entire computer industry.

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Actually, Corsair has stated on more than one occasion that opening up one of their psu's to sleeve it does void your warranty. You should contact the Corsair Rep here in the forums to see what he has to say about it before you send it in. And for the record, I've found Corsair's "supposed" customer support to be one of the very worst in the entire computer industry.

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I figured, I'm not going to even send the thing in. Oh well, thanks for the advice dude. +rep.
    
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post #16 of 29
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I figured, I'm not going to even send the thing in. Oh well, thanks for the advice dude. +rep.
Open it up and take pics
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post #17 of 29
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Open it up and take pics
Yep.

Some things to look for.

1.) Is the fuse blown?

2.) Are there any burn marks on the PCB?

3.) Do any of the capacitors have "domed" tops, or are they leaking a yellow-brown liquid (from the top)?

4.) Does anything seem abnormally "loose"?

5.) Do you see any wires/component legs making contact with other component wire/legs where you think they shouldn't?


Take pictures. I'm pretty good at figuring out what went wrong in PSUs. Make sure they are clear and focused. No cellphone cameras please.
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Pics. I can't see anything that looks dead though. Strange.







    
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That coiled thing is loose, that's about it.
    
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post #20 of 29
Have you been able to locate the fuse and verify it hasn't blown? That would be the first thing I would look for. And no, I don't know where it's located on that PSU.
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