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im building a new system for my younger brother and we have 2 300w psu sitting around and i was wondering if it was just possible to use 2 psu for 1 comp such as....

1 for gpu 1 for rest without doing anything other then just installing the psu like normal
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Yes it is possible if you have room in the case for both of them , or don't mind one sitting outside the case.

You would also need something like this so that the both turn on when you hit the power button.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/56...ter_Cable.html
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so i would what plug the main pin into the mobo and the 2 ones comming off of it to the psu?
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You would plug both 24 pin connectors into that adapter and then plug the adapter in the motherboard. This adapter is so that both power supplies turn on and off at the same time.

Another way is using the method in this guide to jump one of the power supplies so you don't need the adapter to use a second power supply.

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/15751-...two-power.html
    
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