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Originally Posted by TurboMach1 View Post

of course its a serious question. if it doesnt have enough power connectors to run 4 cards, then how will it run.....4 cards?
everyone is quick to throw out an X wattage PSU required without actually stopping to check if the PSU has enough cables to even support said hardware.

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Add2psu is your answer!
    
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What?

EDIT: Just googled it. I needed to save space, and didnt want to have 2 PSU in a Corsair Obsidian. I find that idea a little bit redneck though.
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what?
    
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post #35 of 48
You heard the man... it's a redneck solution to a non existing problem. smile.gif
post #36 of 48
LOL @ the 1600w PSU.

you're going to be limited by the actual wall socket and breakers at that point. haha.
 
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post #37 of 48
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LOL @ the 1600w PSU.
you're going to be limited by the actual wall socket and breakers at that point. haha.

Yeah, I know, when the braker will trip, I'll change it from a 15A to a 20A

Do you think its a bad idea to run this Computer with router and modem and 3 x IPS screens+ speakers?

It goes like this.

Should I Take another Socket ?

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post #38 of 48
It's not a limit of the receptacle, it's a limit of the wiring in the wall and the rating of the breaker at the other end. Unless the two receptacles (and by that I mean the entire thing, not the top outlet plus the bottom) are on different circuits, you will run into issues if you're pulling too much. Not sure how the electrics work up there in canada, but a 15A 120V circuit will only give you 1400ish watts of usable power, and I doubt the circuit you plan on plugging your computer into has no other devices on it already.

Basically, call an electrician. I did for my setup, and I ended up with an L6-20R 240V circuit and I can push the pixels up to 3500 watts, no problem. By the way, if you have 14AWG wire and you change the breaker to a 20A one, you might just burn your house down.
    
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post #39 of 48
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I'll ask people at my job. There are a lot of good electricians.
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post #40 of 48
Good man. All you'd need is a dedicated 120V 20A circuit. This will power all of your stuff just fine.
    
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