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Old 02-10-2006, 08:04 AM   #1
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Default Re: can i use 2 psu's in one computer !?!?!?!

yes.

The only way that I know is to have a thingy like the one used in the picture below.


There might be (and most likely is) other ways, but thats the only one I know of.
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Old 02-10-2006, 08:48 AM   #3
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why would you want to though?
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Old 02-10-2006, 08:50 AM   #4
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More power... it's always a power issue .
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yeah but i mean why would you need more then 600 watts?
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Well.... when you have this comp right here: Ok… let’s start with everything….
CPU’s- two amd opteron 275s (two dual cores! That’s four cpus! That’s like a clock speed of 8+ghz!
Mobo- tyan k8we This mobo supports 16GB OF RAM! Yeah… it’s sli too.
Ram- 16gb of corsair registered ram, ballistix…
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Monitors- two dell 24” lcd widescreens
Psu- pc power and cooling turbo-cool 1KW psu
Hd- 5 hitachi deskstar hd’s at 500GB EACH! THAT’S TWO TB’s!
Raid controller- sata netcell revolution
Optical drives- two plextor px-716sas with sata interface…
Sound card- creative sound labs sound blaster x-fi (24 times better than the best sound blaster card out right now)
Speakers- logitech’s z5500e’s
Keyboard and mouse- metadot keyboard and logtiect mx518
OS- Microsoft xp pro

You kind of need a big psu...
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ah, i see your running one of those computers that could take over the world lol.
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Yeha, probably. Nothing short of some some secret government comp could that beast on...
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Ok I have this image of you explaining to James Bond your plans for world domination with a superlaser attached to piranhas or something.......

sounds like a beast, does it work?
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Well, you can, you'd just have to configure a way of mounting the second PSU inside the case. But yes, it is possible.
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