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I got a a 550W Enermax PSU, It has a split 12V rail. What's the disadvantage of having two separate rails like that?
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If you some how have too much connected to one rail, you can trigger OCP. PSU will shut down and reset.
    
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If you some how have too much connected to one rail, you can trigger OCP. PSU will shut down and reset.

Had an old LC Power PSU that did just that when AA was turned on in games was very annoying
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