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post #21 of 51
I recently had a antec truepower 650 fail on me right out of the box. If we all went by one or two items failing then we would avoid all electronics. I think it might have just been a fluke.
    
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post #22 of 51
I had a corsair 650 fail hard like 2 days after. I bought the one I have now instead and it's been smooth for months now.
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post #23 of 51
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i had to work on sat. so my gf took the burnt out psu back to the shop.
they swapped it over for a HX850 and said dont worry about the cash difference.said if i get any probs,to let them know.
this one seems alot quieter and there is no squeel,hiss,hum nothing.
hopefully its all sorted now.
time will tell
i love Novatech
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post #24 of 51
anyone else notice that hes using a green drive for a main drive?
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post #25 of 51
Give Corsair a call, I have had EXCELLENT customer service from them, like amzingly excellent. Give that a try I hope you will have the same service I had, I was prepared to be disappointed when my second hand 800D broke but they treated me like I had just bought it at a store and replaced 5-6 parts for free due to the previous owner.
post #26 of 51
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Originally Posted by MIKEVALL View Post
I have had no problems with all Corsiar/xfx products ive owned including psu,s

PS. i own xfx/corsair psu,s and have had no problems at all!
Only issue I have seen with Corsair PSUs is the plugs are physically a bit larger than average. My first corsair PSU I thought I was going to break my video card trying to get the PCIE plug in.

My second corsair PSU. I did break my sunbeam fan controller.

3rd corsair PSU, no problem at all.


No reliability issues, just the little plug a ma jobbers
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post #27 of 51
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anyone else notice that hes using a green drive for a main drive?
I have a feeling that he probably doesn't care right now.
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post #28 of 51
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Originally Posted by DaMirrorLink View Post
anyone else notice that hes using a green drive for a main drive?
whats wrong with that? it was a good price so i bought it and used it.
am i missing somthing?

@Tats i dont need to phone them.. Novatech did all the swapping.
i will phone them if i get any problems. but i think its all sorted now
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post #29 of 51
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whats wrong with that? it was a good price so i bought it and used it.
am i missing somthing?
His main drive is the Caviar Black. It would be like me saying, "Hey, has anyone else noticed that his main drive is a mechanical hard drive?"

Don't worry about it though. At least your system is working now (the HX850 is a better unit than the HX1000 too).
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post #30 of 51
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Try to get a seasonic psu or a Antec truepower series or high current series.
Seasonic makes all of corsair's PSUs...

OP wouldn't be doing anything differently, lol.

I still couldn't be happier with all of my corsair PSUs
    
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