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Possible? 2 Power supplies ar once?

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I got some extra power supplies.

I have a 450 watter that just isn't cutting it at the moment. I'm a technician so I'm very familiar with electronics at the PCB level (as thats what I repair.)

Is there any way to power up a power supply without having it hooked to a motherboard so I could actually run two power supplies at once? I mean, I know it can be done, but can it be done without having an engineering degree? Has anyone tried this or have theories how it could be done?

EDIT:
Just found this (it was a sticky duh, shoulda looked first)
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...ply-guide.html


Any other ways to accomplish this though would be appreciated.


~R
post #2 of 7
There was a adapter/tool that did this (very easy)... sadly I forgot what it was called.. maybe someone will know.
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yes it can. you can jump the green wire from the second PSU to your first PSU and then both will turn on with the mobo. There is a thread on how to do it somewhere, here

Now if you want both to turn on with same switch just run the green to green on the 24 pin connectors
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post #4 of 7
Look up how they did it in my case. I believe the term used in this power supply is a "neo-link" or something. Also, I know of people that have done this who never went to college.
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Paperclip mod I think...

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post #6 of 7
i have never tried it but i know that it can be done to power the drives with one power supply and then the processor and motherboard with the other. But as far as i know if u have both plugged in and when you turn on the computer they will both power on.
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