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Bad idea to use old but unused power supply?

okiyama
  • 52 months ago

The story is that I had an old gaming rig I built a while back. The PSU in it died so I got an RMA on it. New PSU arrives 5 years ago and I use it for about a year before the RAM goes bad and I trash the rig. My question is, is there anything that might go bad just from age but not from use? It's been stored just fine over the years in my attic.

Here's the PSU I have. It's a pretty decent one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817104014&Tpk=fsp%20group%20fx600

Thank you!

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  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

No that is not a very good PSU at all. I would not use it.

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