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Hiper PSU 11 days out of Warranty!!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by AJones, 19 Oct 2009.

  1. AJones

    Associate

    Joined: 12 Oct 2009

    Posts: 2

    Hey All!

    My Hiper PSU recently kicked the bucket, I want to check if it was still under warranty. The PSU was purchased from a well known retailer on 6th October 2006.

    I looked on Hiper's website to see if they could still help me out somehow but I could not find any way of contacting them.

    http://www.hipergroup.com/home.php

    Do I contact the said retailer or Hiper direct, if Hiper direct, does anyone know a way to contact them?

    Cheers

    Ash
     
    Last edited: 19 Oct 2009
  2. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: 24 Aug 2009

    Posts: 2,845

    Sorry mate, change your post becasue you have listed different compeditors which is against the rules. Welcome to the fourms :D
    I would contact hiper direct to see if they can help you with anything.
     
  3. AJones

    Associate

    Joined: 12 Oct 2009

    Posts: 2

    As per my post, if Hiper direct, what are their contact details?
     
  4. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: 24 Aug 2009

    Posts: 2,845

    Google is your best friend, just search "hiper" then should come up with their website.
     
  5. doggs

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    Location: UK

  6. killer_uk

    OcUK Staff

    Joined: 12 Mar 2003

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    Location: OcUK HQ

    Hiper went out of business back in August. Not much you can do sadly :/
     
  7. Azza

    Caporegime

    Joined: 6 Dec 2005

    Posts: 35,686

    Location: Birmingham

    Ain't Hiper out of business now?
     
  8. morkfromork

    Hitman

    Joined: 5 Mar 2008

    Posts: 922

    Location: Walsall

    Nice and helpful there.

    Hiper went bust on the 4/8/09. Not sure what is happening with the rma's. You'll be hard pressed to contact them i think.
     
  9. roid

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Jun 2005

    Posts: 2,494

    Looks like you've just bloomin' unlucky!
     
  10. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: 24 Aug 2009

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    "Nice and helpful there."
    You taking the mic mork :p
     
  11. cmndr_andi

    Capodecina

    Joined: 23 Apr 2009

    Posts: 12,040

    Location: Glasgow

    What was your Hyper PSU model?

    If it was the 580W type R, I suggest giving it up as a lost cause. Have a look at this and this thread. Even if you did successfully RMA the PSU, you would just get back a Hyper PSU - which IMHO isn't worth the risk.

    If you need a PSU now, I suggest buying something good from either corsair, PC Power & Cooling, Seasonic, Antec, Be Quiet or OCZ.
     
  12. BenJ

    Hitman

    Joined: 10 Aug 2006

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    Location: Warrington

    Pretty sure he has already googled, since their website was in his original post....
     
  13. Grimley

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Nov 2007

    Posts: 7,222

    Location: Deepest Darkest Essex!!

    If Hiper have gone out of business, why is their website still active (I checked a couple of weeks ago & it was down but its now back up again) :confused:
     
  14. ~Divine~Wind~

    Underboss

    Joined: 14 Jun 2004

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    Location: Newcastle U/T

    You could try the SoGa route, but if Hiper have indeed gone bust I don't know of how much use it would be unfortunatley
     
  15. linktoinsanity

    Underboss

    Joined: 5 Oct 2008

    Posts: 8,832

    Location: Kent

    Good.

    My Hiper 550W psu blew and took out my P4 motherboard last week (Good job it was only in my p4 and not a newer system).

    With regards to the motherboard, it still gives a picture and shows memory etc, but hangs in BIOS now :(
     
  16. bledd

    Don

    Joined: 21 Oct 2002

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    Location: Parts Unknown

    it's a shame the internals were so poor

    the presentation and the modular bits were fantastic :), I'm sure everyone has a Hiper toolbox :D
     
  17. Guardsmon

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 4 Sep 2006

    Posts: 1,795

    Location: Bristol

    The toolbox was great! As bledd says, they looked great, modular worked well and the case was wonderful. Why couldn't they sort out the internals... :'(