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Decades? That would be nice, but that is not realistic as a "norm". While I agree fan and cap failures are more common, I would also note I have had a fair share of rectifier failures too.
I'm not saying that failures earlier than that are impossible, but I haven't found it to be overly common (except in cheap PSUs where they run hot and are overtaxed). On well designed, cooler running PSUs, I've only ever seen maybe a dozen rectifier and transistor failures vs hundreds of units with bad caps.
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