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Old 07-31-2013
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Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
I currently work for Corsair. I have not seen any "batches" of exploding 860i's.

I actually use an AX860i to power a rig with three GTX670's.

A lot of the Seasonic units, including Corsair's AX860, do have some whining issues when in standby. Ever since the +5VSB circuit was upgraded to comply with ErP 2013 requirements, the X cap, PFC cap and +5VSB transformer has been known to make whining noises.
Well here are the links to the reviews for the PSUs (I used exploding for lack of a better way to convey what the reviews were describing simply)


Either died first run, or 5 months later


SO why dont other PSUs have the whining noise?
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