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April 13, 2014 3:37:16 PM

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CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($222.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($339.99 @ B&H)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($53.99 @ Mwave)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1097.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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My power supply fan is very loud during gaming. It is louder than all my other fans combined. Is there any way to fix this or should just return it and get a refund.
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a c 102 à CPUs
a c 93 V Motherboard
April 13, 2014 3:46:45 PM

yes, i think you got a defective PSU

your pc run at much lower than 750W, there is no way it reach its peak capacity, so the psu fan should run at normal speed
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April 13, 2014 3:53:19 PM

That unit is VERY high quality. No point to buy a different unit. Probably just a defective fan motor. RMA it to XFX and they will send you a replacement.
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April 13, 2014 3:55:22 PM

I was thinking of getting a refund because I want a modular power supply for better cable management.
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a c 98 ) Power supply
a c 170 à CPUs
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April 13, 2014 4:04:08 PM

Make sure you stick with Antec, XFX, Seasonic, Corsair (not CX, CS, RM)
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April 13, 2014 4:15:53 PM

That is a VERY good unit. Chances are they will not refund it though, only offer an RMA.
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