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here are the listed outputs of a psu i'm looking at:

(+5V/40A, +12V1/16A, +12V2/17A, -12V/0.8A, +3.3V/34A, +5 VSB/2.5A, P.G. GND)

Now, does that mean that there is actually 33A on the +12V all together, and the psu will actually put that amount of amps out?
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Yes, you add the amps of all of the 12V rails together to get the total output. The exact output will vary a little depending on the PSU.
    
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Originally Posted by Cheetos316 View Post
Yes, you add the amps of all of the 12V rails together to get the total output. The exact output will vary a little depending on the PSU.
Sorry to say, but you that is the WRONG way to calculate max amps on multiple +12V rails.

Correct way.
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