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post #81 of 185
Couple thinglets,

I think it CAN work, in all "sense" it seems accurate, power them all, all good.

However, what I was told through pm's and other chat's, discussed in the past, i'd recomend AGAINST having the HARDDRIVE on a seperate power line to the psu powering the mobo... However, all fan's, cooling, special effects, can go on 1 dedicated power supply, then you can power the rest on the primary psu. Reason I suggest a seperate line for all cooling, why hog the amp's and power on that? And they can run "independant" from the main motherboard anyways. Plus cooling before, get's the "stale" air from leaving it alone for the night or day out so the boot is fresh and smooth. My thoughts though,

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post #82 of 185
Just FYI, this works on 20+4 pin psu's.
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post #83 of 185
Great guide thnx
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post #84 of 185
Hmm.. AT version of this guide?
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post #85 of 185
Uber guide as always..., snipped the green and black following the diagram and used a short wire to test and poof it ran. Replaced the short wire with an old AT switch (push on/off trigger thinggy) and it works. But encountered a nag with the HDD's, here's the story.

One of my SATA now has an consistency failure, error or whatever check everytime I boot up with XP.

Initial test after completion: Tested 2nd PSU on fan, works great.

2nd test: Tested 2nd PSU on fan + DVD-ROM drive, fan works and DVD-ROM drive able to boot and run applications.

3rd test: Connected all HDD 1 PATA and 2 SATA on it without the fan + DVD drive. Experienced a glitch while booting, it suddenly locked up. The XP OS is on the 1st SATA with 3 partitions. Rebooted system, HDD's still connected to the 2nd PSU and still it wont continue to the login screen.

Conclusion: Disconnected all HDD's from 2nd PSU and connected it back to the main 500W PSU and booted up okay but encountered several inconsistency checks on 1st SATA, continued to Desktop and ran some stuff to see it works. Copying tends to be slower from 1st SATA to 2nd for some unknown reason. Rebooted several times after that and now it keeps on prompting the consistency check before loading the OS everytime.

Did I miss anything?

The 350W 2nd PSU with switch works with my fans and DVD-ROM but experiencing somewhat a low power when it comes to the HDD's especially with the SATA's. Has anyone encountered any hick-ups with SATA drives when connected to 2nd PSU? Or is my 2nd PSU kicking the bucket already? Or should it work fine with SATA's too?
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post #86 of 185
i have a power supply that plugged directly into the mother board can you help me make it useable ? it has the male pins instead of female so it is kinda backwards
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post #87 of 185
it also is 24 pin
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post #88 of 185
ok i got it now i just need a way to hook the cables up since they are not built in which pins do i use?
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post #89 of 185
ok i did it finally it was actually easy and i used a toggle switch
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post #90 of 185
I may have to do this when my new Graphic Card arrives. pushing 305W when it requires 400W minimum.

Thanks for your guide!
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