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Forum: Power Supplies 08-16-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,967
Posted By jonnyguru
Those were either cheaper or older PSUs then. ...

Those were either cheaper or older PSUs then.

Almost all PSUs have Mylar on the bottom to prevent potential short. And recently the Mylar has been wrapped around to the edge of the PCB in order...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-15-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,967
Posted By jonnyguru
I attached some pictures to help you out. ...

I attached some pictures to help you out.

See how the PCB is notched? That's where the screw goes. The plastic just goes around the whole PCB. You should be able to screw right through it.
Forum: Power Supplies 08-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By jonnyguru
Is your outlet grounded?

Is your outlet grounded?
Forum: Power Supplies 08-15-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,967
Posted By jonnyguru
You can go ahead and screw in there. The plastic...

You can go ahead and screw in there. The plastic is just plastic to prevent the bottom of the PCB from touching the steel housing. The PCB is actually notched out there to allow for a long mounting...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-03-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By jonnyguru
Well, it sounds like there could be a batch of...

Well, it sounds like there could be a batch of AX1200i's that have the same problem as the AX860i.

It was posted on the other thread that there was an MLCC that would lose connectivity during heat...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-31-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By jonnyguru
You mean exchange the PSU? Yes.

You mean exchange the PSU? Yes.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-31-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By jonnyguru
No. That's not normal. The fan in the CX750...

No. That's not normal. The fan in the CX750 should always spin.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-29-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By jonnyguru
That does not mean it's a refurbished unit. ...

That does not mean it's a refurbished unit. Corsair makes sure that refurbished units are clearly marked. It's ILLEGAL to represent refurbished product as new. A the very least, a refurbished unit...
Forum: Cases 07-27-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,006
Posted By jonnyguru
Yes. I've been waiting for someone that...

Yes. I've been waiting for someone that represents Corsair to respond to this thread.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-19-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,598
Posted By jonnyguru
No it does not. What kind of problems are...

No it does not.

What kind of problems are you having? Maybe start a new thread.
Forum: Cases 07-17-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,006
Posted By jonnyguru
Would you knock it off? Your trolling is not...

Would you knock it off? Your trolling is not helpful. Just annoying.

My post was an FYI for blackisback in case he DID NOT know his board was a Z390 board. Not everyone knows what their chipset...
Forum: Cases 07-17-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,006
Posted By jonnyguru
The problem is, the PCI-SIG specification states...

The problem is, the PCI-SIG specification states that if you're making a PCIe card that does not support hot swapability, you can EITHER leave PRSNT2# open OR ground them. On the Corsair riser,...
Forum: Cases 07-17-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,006
Posted By jonnyguru
Well, that's a Z390 board, so... As Nick said,...

Well, that's a Z390 board, so... As Nick said, it's not going to work on Z390 boards. :(
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By jonnyguru
The modular PCIe/EPS12V cables are the same...

The modular PCIe/EPS12V cables are the same pinout where they plug into the PSU.

Do you actually need two CPU power connectors? What kind of CPU and OC are you planning on?
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By jonnyguru
https://www.corsair.com/us/en/psu-cable-compatibil...

https://www.corsair.com/us/en/psu-cable-compatibility

Corsair TX-M, Gold or Bronze, used the same cables.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
Zero RPM mode has nothing to do with prolonging...

Zero RPM mode has nothing to do with prolonging the life of the fan, though it is a perk.

PSUs don't generate much heat, so active cooling isn't necessary except for under extreme circumstances. ...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
True FDB has anb MTBF much longer than any DBB. ...

True FDB has anb MTBF much longer than any DBB. Your sources are incorrect as they may be thinking of "fake" FDB that are actually just rifle bearings:
...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
"Only" an FDB fan? The Corsair FDB fans use the...

"Only" an FDB fan? The Corsair FDB fans use the actual patented Panasonic fluid dynamic bearing. The MTBF is FIVE TIMES that of a DBB.

Unfortunately, a lot of companies (Aerocool, Arctic,...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-12-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
Sounds like you figured out part of the AX860i...

Sounds like you figured out part of the AX860i failure issue and why it's so intermittent. ;)

Hopefully Kevin will respond to that thread soon.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-12-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
There's a fan controller MCU that uses a...

There's a fan controller MCU that uses a combination of inputs to determine if/when the fan should turn on and for how long.

Load, temperature and duration. If the temperatures are high, the fan...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-09-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
Well, you saw how the thread started, right? ...

Well, you saw how the thread started, right?

My response was in the context of those posts that assumed the Corsair reporting was wrong or unintentionally incomplete.

I simply wanted to be...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-09-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
I enjoy a good roasting from time to time. ...

I enjoy a good roasting from time to time. Thanks.

I've been around a long time and am mature enough to come clean with what I know, and what I don't know. Because, if you pretend to know...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-09-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By jonnyguru
Guys... it was a conscious decision to only...

Guys... it was a conscious decision to only report one temperature from the PSU.

The PSU does measure multiple temperatures from multiple points within the PSU, but that is for the PSU to know! ...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-09-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By jonnyguru
Weird. Default should be multiple +12V rail. ...

Weird. Default should be multiple +12V rail. This is because it's a "safety feature", since it's possible someone can short something out when the PC is being built.



That would have nothing...
Forum: Power Supplies 06-08-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By jonnyguru
It's an inrush current relay. Relay's make...

It's an inrush current relay. Relay's make sounds. It's perfectly normal.
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