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    Default When will Corsair launch a PSU with ML fans ?

    The ML(Maglev) fans are impressive, would like a build with only ML Fans if possible.

    Wouldnt it make sense for Corsair to launch a PSU with ML Fan ?

    Did some searching and seems there other thinking the same but not much information to go on.
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    A true MagLev bearing like in Corsair's ML series fans is far too expensive for a power supply. It most likely won't happen.

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    Ok, really? I paid 15$ for the ML140 in Norway, and that makes it cheaper than just about anything in the same league.

    Next question, how hard would it be to modify into a PSU and get the temp/load setup correct regarding it needs the 4pin and will not work with lower than 12V directly ?

    I have modified fans in PSUs before, som kept running of internal plug inside PSU and some with external source of power for additional control of speed(but then loosing automatic sensored control ofc)

    Is it doable to get a PSU running legit with ML fan yourself ?

    To me it makes no sense, why is not Corsair already doing this, I guess they need to get rid of the old stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thobjo View Post
    The ML(Maglev) fans are impressive, would like a build with only ML Fans if possible.

    Wouldnt it make sense for Corsair to launch a PSU with ML Fan ?
    Curious... Why does it make sense to you?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thobjo View Post
    Ok, really? I paid 15$ for the ML140 in Norway, and that makes it cheaper than just about anything in the same league.
    Which is A LOT more expensive than any fan used in any PSU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Thobjo View Post
    To me it makes no sense, why is not Corsair already doing this, I guess they need to get rid of the old stuff
    No. We don't have stock piles of "old fans" lying around. That's not how it works. Ordering new fans every single day, in fact.

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    The reason(seen from my perspective) would be that Corsair are already prominent in the PSU market and now seems to be bringing something new to the Fan market.

    If there ever was such a thing as synergy...

    I know of people around me going for ML fans on their existing setup, especially liquid cooled changing out all the fans on both AIO and and kitted setups.

    The same tendency I see on forums and people planning out new builds.

    The ML fans are the only( I know off) where rgb versions and their level of lighting is not depended on the speed off the fan and this is a selling point itself for some casemodders.

    The lighting I guess is not a big point for the application of ML fans in a PSU but if people are willing to buy the fans in the first place I think they would like them everywhere in their setup.
    For some people keeping it consistent is important.

    Is the quiet operation, performance and estimated life of the Maglev fans not the biggest thing to happen in cooling right now?

    Is there a reason a ML fan would not be a good match in a PSU ? Cost set aside.

    Sorry if Im coming across as direct, really just confused to what Im not understanding.

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    Cost aside? No. It's mostly a cost issue.

    The lighting effects can be done with any fan really. So the value prop for ML is the lack of motor noise, but that's hardly a complaint with PSU fans.

    It's not an "impossible" or something I would say "never" to, but the cost of the fan is so darn high. Good news is that Corsair is selling A LOT of ML fans. If that brings cost down, then it may become more of a consideration.

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    Ok thank you


    Someday then I guess.

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