Corsair GS Bronze power supply. Discussion in ‘ Power Supplies ‘ started by Skylinestar , Apr 20, Popping and cracking noise followed by burning smell from PC Started by progproc Feb 8, Replies: New posts Trending Search forums. What sort of ambient temperature has the PSU been subjected to, and how much airflow has it had? The addition of 6-pin videocard power connectors. It happened a few times before but never twice.
Apr 20, 3. Burning smell help please Started by yoshi Jul 31, Replies: All cables are protected with nylon sleeves, which come from inside the unit. I would not use that PC until I get a new PSU or send the current one for service as I would not like to put my components at risk and it seems very obvious that your power supply is failing. These are just a few considerations, all of which are more relevant than the PSUs calendar age. Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts Billboard Trophies. So, from the software part, and every other hardware part, it was perfectly OK. I would say you’re fine for a single GPU system for at least another years.
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No, create an account now. All cables are protected with nylon sleeves, which come from inside the unit. What sort of ambient temperature has the PSU been subjected to, and how much airflow has it had?
Oct 9, 39, 297, Introduction The Corsair GS power supply series is comprised of W, W, W, and W models, with either the standard 80 Plus certification or with the 80 Plus Bronze certification, except for the W model, which is available only with the standard 80 Plus certification. The change in emphasis from the 5V to 12V rail. Smells like some cake toasted for hours till it became a rock my younger brother did that, in an oven xD I took a small flashlight and peaked under it’s fan and saw a brown coil, with a brown wrapper-like core underneath it, CRACKED, with silver metal under that.
Before I tried starting it again, I smelled it again and it doesn’t smell like some simple problem. I personally have numerous pieces of audio gear that are now over 40 years old, most of which have never seen anything beyond the most basic of maintenance yet continue to function great. SkylinestarApr 20, I keep my system switched ON 24x The “age” of a PSU, simply in terms of the time that has elapsed since it’s manufacture, is not particularly significant.
If you have overclocked a monitor, I might also suspect that or even the graphics card.
So, from the software part, and every other hardware part, it was perfectly OK. Burning smell help please Started by yoshi Jul 31, Replies: Forums Search Forums Recent Posts.
It’s fan usually doesn’t spin until I’m gaming or it’s idle for a long time. Have you checked to see if your three year old power supply is still under warranty? All default mobo checks passed instantly, just as if it’s a normal boot without any problems. It may be more than a standard one year warranty. The number of connectors is good for a W power supply. S, I’m not a noob to these things, I’m definitely sure it’s exactly the PSU which is giving the burning smell.
The power supply only turns on its fan when load is above 25 percent.
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I only had one PSU failure and that was some crappy barely-name unit. Everywhere Threads This forum This thread.
Burning Smell from my Power Supply. It wasn’t long ago that an “old” psu also meant that it didn’t have what it needed to meet the latest standards without ayx12v compromise, tons of adapters, etc. Open Source Hardware Comes of Age. This power supply comes with the following cables:.
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Previous Next Sort by votes. New posts Trending Search forums. Do you already have an account? If a psu replacement fixes everything, see if Corsair will RMA the unit anyway. Popping and cracking noise followed by burning smell from PC. Corsair GS probably has sufficient protective circuitry to keep from damaging other parts, but why take a chance?
After 5 minutes, again, that same burning smell started, even worse than before, and the PSU Fans started running to keep the heat out. Now, yesterday, while studying, I was playing Need for Speed on maximum graphics. Burning smell cotsair from wires. If that’s the case, i’d suggest taking my prior advice sreies just deal with the smell.