Nexus Value 430 Hissing When Turning Rear Switch-Normal?

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Nexus Value 430 Hissing When Turning Rear Switch-Normal?

Post by ssmith2k3 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:19 am


I just bought and installed a Nexus Value 430 PSU for a new build. When I flip the switch in the back that activates the PSU (-/0) there is a hissing noise until I turn on the pc. It sounds like air leaking from a tire but soft and crackly at the same time. The noise goes away (or at least I don't hear it) once the PC is turned on.

Needless to say, I am a little bit worried for the rest of my (new) components. Am I over-reacting? Is this typical behavior? Thanks for your help.

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Post by BlackWhizz » Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:34 am

Thats not normal.

Maybe a capacitor is doing weird?

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Post by fwiffo » Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:46 am

Mine does not do that. I'd RMA it.

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