WTB: SFX 450w+ PSU

Discussion in 'For Sale / Trade' started by BigBadBiologist, May 17, 2019.

  1. BigBadBiologist

    BigBadBiologist 2[H]4U

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    OK [H], you haven't failed me ever, so here's a hard one! I need a quality >=450w SFX PSU. I bought a system that had a bad Corsiar unit and really want to get this thing running.
     
  2. GiGaBiTe

    GiGaBiTe Gawd

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    Consider recapping the existing unit to make it work again? Capacitor failure in old PSUs is common, replacing them is cheap.
     
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    |DFA| Havoc Limp Gawd

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    I have a very nice 80+ gold rated modular SilverStone 450W SFX unit that has been pulling light duty as my testbench supply. I think it even has the second set of cables for different lengths.

    Sounds like that might be what you’re after?
     
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  4. BigBadBiologist

    BigBadBiologist 2[H]4U

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    Unfortunately, it’s not the caps. I’ve started taking it apart, I think it’s one of the regulator ICs.
     
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  5. BigBadBiologist

    BigBadBiologist 2[H]4U

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    Sounds good! Let me know a price.
     
  6. GiGaBiTe

    GiGaBiTe Gawd

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    Physical inspection won't always reveal a bad capacitor, you need an ESR meter. I've had very bad caps look fine physically but had horrific ESR and electrical leakage.
     
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