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Old 08-31-2019, 10:33 AM
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Default New Old PSU Safe to Use

I just realized I had a brand new factory sealed Corsair PSU in the attic. It's a HX650 Gold. I think it's been there since 2010. Would any deterioration have occurred through none-use or would it be safe to use?
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Old 09-02-2019, 12:31 AM
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PSU should be fine, but make sure it's dust free before using it
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:19 PM
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PSU should be fine, but make sure it's dust free before using it
That's good to know. It's factory sealed so no chance of dust. I read somewhere that capacitors can leak if unused for prolonged periods, hence the concern.
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Old 09-02-2019, 10:42 PM
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maybe 50 years ago caps leaked but modern ones are pretty stable

lot of learning into hardware of the last 50 years
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