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anyone got any experience with corsair refurb power supplies?

I grabbed an 850 RMi off amazon and it lasted less than 24 hours before the system would power cycle only. dropped my ancient hx650 in and been normal (am i lucky it didnt fry?). is this rare? im thinking about asking for a replacement instead of a refund because i do need a new power supply and being able to see real time voltages, temps and control the fan was ideal for me.

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A power supply is about the only thing I would never buy refurb. How much are you even saving?

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A power supply is about the only thing I would never buy refurb. How much are you even saving?
pretty close to 100 dollars saved. its directly from corsairs amazon vender page too

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I bought a Corsair TX650M refurb off newegg, from newegg. 90 days warranty. Six months later I ended up with a second TX650M refurb, a new TX650M, a HX650 and four of a not-out-yet fans, the saga started only because the refurb PSU didn't have the modular cables and ended up dying 86 days into the warranty.


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