What's the typical lifespan of a quality PSU? Tags: Power Supplies Components Last response: January 22, 2013 10:19 AM in Components Share Mastashake15 January 21, 2013 5:35:20 PM Just curious to know how many years a good quality 80 plus rated PSU is supposed to last for? More about : typical lifespan quality psu DarkSable a b ) Power supply January 21, 2013 5:56:51 PM Minimum of five years, I'd say... unless it's defective. I've had quality PSUs last through three builds and eight to ten years. Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply January 21, 2013 8:14:15 PM 5 to 10 years as said... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer manofchalk a b ) Power supply January 22, 2013 10:19:25 AM A quality PSU will easily last 5yrs, but its recommended to start considering to change them out after three. PSU's do degrade over time as the capacitors wear out. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSocket AM3 versus socket G34: AM3 short lifespan ? ForumWill 4ghz shorten my cpu lifespan 8120 ForumThe lifespan on the 1155 vs the AM3+??? ForumBest settings to extend pc lifespan ForumLifespan of a Video Card ForumHelp: $1500, 5 yr lifespan , quiet, low power, overclockable gaming rig ForumWhat PSU brand has the best quality control? ForumQuality PSU with red led and cable management ForumGPU lifespan ForumNotebook lifespan ForumPSU /aftermarket cooling to maximize component lifespan ForumHDD Lifespan Forum$1,000 max + four year lifespan ForumCoil Noise Free PSU ForumLeaving your computer on... overheating? lifespan ? ForumTypical overclocks? ForumHow much Wattage of PSU Power do I Need? ForumPSU - 460W CM vs 800W Generic ForumAsus 4870 1GB DK, 850W PSU and PCI-E 1.0 x16 Slot ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !