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Old 04-16-2005, 03:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Someone just posted this exact question a few days ago

http://www.techist.com/showthread.ph...8&pagenumber=1
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Old 04-16-2005, 06:43 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well here is what I am going to try: keep all the fans on the 400w, switch over the optical, floppy, and toss the 80gb hd in an external. So on the 550w I have four hard drives, a tv tuner card, video card, sound card, raid card. I dont see having any problems with this.

What is the consenous, go for it or not?
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Old 04-16-2005, 09:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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No I have been advised against it from someone who has worked with electrical systems for at least 25 years and someone who is kinda the same but now a network tech and used to handle computerized alarm systems (heh, now the alarms are all computerized)
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Old 04-16-2005, 10:38 PM   #16 (permalink)
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personally I think it's pointless. If you have a good strong PSU to begin with no use trying to jerry rig a 2nd one in there.
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On top of the case above the otherone assuming the cables could reach
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Old 04-17-2005, 12:06 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Well I'll be TF's test guinipig on this one. I'll but some hardware on the second psu and let you know what happens. I dont see anything bad happening.
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