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Windows 7: PSU output socket vibrating.


05 May 2013   #11

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Just the fitting next to the case more than likely. If you suspect the fan, do not open the psu to clean yourself. That is something that a repair shop should do. It is normal to occur if the case and psu don't fit perfectly. I always warn anyone on psu dangers as they can kill.
X2! Except it would be hard to find a good repair shop that would tackle it.


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05 May 2013   #12

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by crankypenguin View Post
I am not a chemist, but wont superglue melt plastic / have a thermal reaction with it?
Superglue normally will disolve many plastics rather than have a thermal reaction. It will react thermally with some kinds of fabric.

Btw, I'm not a chemist, either.
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05 May 2013   #13

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Just the fitting next to the case more than likely. If you suspect the fan, do not open the psu to clean yourself. That is something that a repair shop should do. It is normal to occur if the case and psu don't fit perfectly. I always warn anyone on psu dangers as they can kill.
Yeah, I'm aware of PSU dangers. I would never deal with any electronic besides a cellphone or GPU.
But I doubt it's the fan. It rarely spins up, but I guess a span that doesn't spin that often is a hive for dust.

Anywho.. I do blast it with compressed air every other week to keep it clean.
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05 May 2013   #14

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Just the fitting next to the case more than likely. If you suspect the fan, do not open the psu to clean yourself. That is something that a repair shop should do. It is normal to occur if the case and psu don't fit perfectly. I always warn anyone on psu dangers as they can kill.
Yeah, I'm aware of PSU dangers. I would never deal with any electronic besides a cellphone or GPU.
But I doubt it's the fan. It rarely spins up, but I guess a span that doesn't spin that often is a hive for dust.

Anywho.. I do blast it with compressed air every other week to keep it clean.
I keep a magnetic filter on mine although it's mostly to filter out dropped screws and, maybe, mice and small birds.
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05 May 2013   #15
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Super glue won't adhere to most plastics but there is one made for them.

Erick you might give the PSU maker a shout about this vibration, it shouldn't have done it no matter what your cheap shop people said.
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05 May 2013   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Just the fitting next to the case more than likely. If you suspect the fan, do not open the psu to clean yourself. That is something that a repair shop should do. It is normal to occur if the case and psu don't fit perfectly. I always warn anyone on psu dangers as they can kill.
Yeah, I'm aware of PSU dangers. I would never deal with any electronic besides a cellphone or GPU.
But I doubt it's the fan. It rarely spins up, but I guess a span that doesn't spin that often is a hive for dust.

Anywho.. I do blast it with compressed air every other week to keep it clean.
I keep a magnetic filter on mine although it's mostly to filter out dropped screws and, maybe, mice and small birds.
You had a mouse and a small bird in your PSU How did it get in there
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05 May 2013   #17

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by crankypenguin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post

Yeah, I'm aware of PSU dangers. I would never deal with any electronic besides a cellphone or GPU.
But I doubt it's the fan. It rarely spins up, but I guess a span that doesn't spin that often is a hive for dust.

Anywho.. I do blast it with compressed air every other week to keep it clean.
I keep a magnetic filter on mine although it's mostly to filter out dropped screws and, maybe, mice and small birds.
You had a mouse and a small bird in your PSU How did it get in there
What I'm wanting to know is how they get past the giant roaches.
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05 May 2013   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by crankypenguin View Post
I am not a chemist, but wont superglue melt plastic / have a thermal reaction with it?
Superglue normally will disolve many plastics rather than have a thermal reaction. It will react thermally with some kinds of fabric.

Btw, I'm not a chemist, either.
I've had superglue start a little fire when I got some onto some Kleenex tissue paper once, complete with some smoke. It was surprising, to say the least.
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06 May 2013   #19

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by King Arthur View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by crankypenguin View Post
I am not a chemist, but wont superglue melt plastic / have a thermal reaction with it?
Superglue normally will disolve many plastics rather than have a thermal reaction. It will react thermally with some kinds of fabric.

Btw, I'm not a chemist, either.
I've had superglue start a little fire when I got some onto some Kleenex tissue paper once, complete with some smoke. It was surprising, to say the least.
I know this as fact, that when mixed with cotton wool it creates a spontaneous combustion
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