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Old 04-08-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
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Has any buddy ever had 2 PSU's hooked up to one computer, like have one just for a graphics card and one for the rest?
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Old 04-08-2005, 12:48 PM   #2
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It's possible, but probably pointless for the most part. Obivously you'd have to do some wireing so that you get it to click on the same time the other will... That or I considered using an old AT(direct switch rather than soft-off) to power just fans and possible lights and such.
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actually thats not a bad idea...although i would just buy a 500w one.
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Well its not out of the box possible. Pretty stupid. But you get 'hot-swap' like psu's for servers.
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Guys, it wouldn't be that hard at all... Unless I'm mistaken there are 2 wires that must be shorted out in order to power the PS. So link the ones from the "main" PS(one connected to the mobo) to the pins on the other one, and it would work...or I see no reason it wouldn't.

Hmm...maybe sometime I'll try this out if I get myself another ATX PS to play with. I only have one spare one ATM...
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Old 04-08-2005, 04:54 PM   #6
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just do it the easy way.

Plug it in the wall and use 1 PSU for computer Motherboard and one for the powers, o and the rest for what eva.
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