Strange smell from PSU Tags: Power Supplies Cooler Master Components Last response: April 23, 2010 3:26 PM in Components Share ronenur April 20, 2010 12:14:35 PM Hello! My comuter is half a year old and from the first day it has a strange smell from the PSU. when you just enter the room you can smell it. My system is: PSU: Cooler Master Extreme Power Plus 600W Case: Cooler Master 690 E7500 @ 3.6 Freezer 7 pro rev. 2 EP43-UD3L Corsair 2X2 GB 800 MHZ CL4 Gigabyte Radeon HD 4870 1 GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit OEM well I know this PSU isnt a very good quality, I even thought about changing it somtime, Thought Im afraid My OEM windows will be out of date if Ill do so. Please help! More about : strange smell psu delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply April 20, 2010 12:17:53 PM Changing your power supply won't affect your operating system. ronenur April 20, 2010 12:40:47 PM Ok thanks. So do you think that this is the right thing to do? or ,maybe thought there is somthing other that I can do? or either maybe the smell is normal? or should I go to the PC store and ask for realization for the warranty? Related resources Strange Smell from PSU ? - Forum Strange Smell from Computer? - Forum Burning smell from PSU after 3.0e prescott install after & bios 1019 - Forum PSU SMELL HELP! - Forum MB overheating and burning smell - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply April 20, 2010 12:47:42 PM I would have sent or taken it back immediately instead of waiting 6 months. ronenur April 20, 2010 2:24:47 PM OK thanks! I hope I will go to the store tomorrow. shovenose a b ) Power supply April 21, 2010 12:58:33 AM what sort of smell? burning, hot plastic, or just like new stuff? just curious... delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply April 21, 2010 12:59:50 AM shovenose said: what sort of smell? like new stuff? 6 month old new stuff shovenose a b ) Power supply April 21, 2010 1:03:35 AM good point LOL shubham1401 a b ) Power supply April 21, 2010 5:35:20 PM First time heard a time bomb has a smell!!! shovenose a b ) Power supply April 21, 2010 5:48:02 PM Wtf???? Oh i get it. Lousy psus blow up eventually! Hahaha. shultze April 23, 2010 3:26:08 AM maybe everyone is jumping the gun here. maybe he's got a dead mouse in thar. jsc a c 144 ) Power supply April 23, 2010 3:26:48 PM A teeny, tiny dead mouse ... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumToxic smell ForumNew computer died: pop, smell of smoke, house's fuse blown. ForumHelp, burning smell coming from power supply unit ForumBuilding a new comp, smell burning plastic, think it's my PS, help Forumburning smell only when playing games ForumNew build, first boot up and buring smell ... ForumThat sickly smell ForumStrange Smell with New ATI 9600 Pro ForumPSU SMELLS! ForumBad-Smelling Crash.. PSU ? ForumDo I need USB3.0 on board headers? Forum[Solved] CM Elite factory vs shop bought PSU ForumHow to stop my CPU from underclocking ForumWhats wrong with my PSU ForumICUTE 500W PSU More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !