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Old 01-10-2007, 12:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Max amout of splitters? power

I'm going add some 3 pin powered fans. But I need to add a splitter to add one more but I want to add two more can I hook a splitter to a splitter?

Or are their splitters that split it 3 times?
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you can hook a splitter to a spliter, it just depends on your power supply, you have to tally up how much juice your machine is using and see if it can handle the extra fan/fans. but a 300watt with all that stuff you have listed i would think your running pretty low on juice as it is so it mite not be wise.
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Ya I though about that. Didn't think fans took that much juice.

I been meaning to get a 450ish psu but ya just haven't got around to it/Half the time I'm broke.
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Fans don't need **** from the power supply. How many have you already got in your system?
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Just one for the cpu (fan/heatsink) and one on the back (80mm I think).
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If your pc is currently running stably, two extra fans would not hurt. But you say you have a crappy 300w psu and I take it that this crappy power supply does not have overvoltage protection... so that might be a bit risky still. You don't want your entire pc to burn to toast just because you wanted to add two fans lol.
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Well I though my psu was this:
Hipro 300-Watt
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...?EdpNo=1030240

But I don't think it is anymore. B/c the connectors arnt the same as mine.

Edit*Truns out its hipro and AGI both have a psu with the same model number.......so it turns out I got a 350w psu
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