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Old 01-18-2007, 03:08 AM   #11 (permalink)
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in fact 150A is far too much for the guage of cable used in PSUs would be my guess. can you say melting wires?
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Old 01-18-2007, 03:50 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Id hate to see one of those short out. Itd be like hiroshima in my pc tower.
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Id hate to see one of those short out. Itd be like hiroshima in my pc tower.
Hahaha!

You could run like four systems off that baby.
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My dog likes to lay up against my tower. Used to think it was the warmth, but this makes me think its the radiation .
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Old 01-18-2007, 01:45 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Who can afford the electricity on a system that requires a PSU of that magnitude? Stupid idea making them, it will give hardware manufactures the idea we all have PSU's like that. :roll:
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Old 01-18-2007, 04:02 PM   #16 (permalink)
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maybe the R600 crossfire setup needs it lol
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Old 01-18-2007, 05:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Hahaha!

You could run like four systems off that baby.

...You know what? You're right, you COULD run 4 systems off of that.

That's scary...
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Old 01-19-2007, 02:51 AM   #18 (permalink)
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2,000 Watt's you'd need to run it off at least a 20 amp breaker without trippin it to even get a full 2,000 Watt's. Also you'd need a 14 Gauge power cord at least to get a full amount of current. 16 Gauge wouldn't cut it.
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you'd be able to run a nice heater as well
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