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Originally Posted by JoBlo69 View Post
i already had to replace the 15amp breaker to my room with a 30amp...
That isn't very safe! Get an extension cord and run your monitor off another circuit and put that 15amp back on!

A 15amp breaker goes at 1800W...do you have a small computer farm in your room? Turn some stuff off or move it to another room!
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*sigh*

I forgot that people on tech sites want you to explain all the details on what you do...

I got the permit, rewired the whole house, did it when we remodeled, and replace a lot of the 15amp breakers with 30amp. I also added another 200amp main, just in case...

So, i did the breaker swap legally, and up to coding standards in my area...

Anything else? Or are you going to further assume that i am using pipe cleaners all twisted up as wiring? Or is it safe to assume that i used proper gauge??
Sorry for assuming your in the category of some of the posters here.I just read some of the posts here and shake my head.Sticking screw drivers in PSU's,overloading things,you've probably read some of them and laughed too.
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That isn't very safe! Get an extension cord and run your monitor off another circuit and put that 15amp back on!

A 15amp breaker goes at 1800W...do you have a small computer farm in your room? Turn some stuff off or move it to another room!
Check his other post to know why it [b]is[/s] safe in his case.

Hopefully ATI makes their cards use less power..
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You can probably guarentee that GT200 in SLI will require 1200Watt+ PSU's. It's just plain stupid, there's no way they can continue upping the PSU requirements at this rate.
Until Companies start adding room for second PSU in their cases that is...

post #25 of 26
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Okay folks, I have a hard decision to make.

Use my saved up money to get my wisdom tooth pulled out, or save the money for the G200 ?

My right wisdom tooth is growing in gross... like sideways I gotta use a toothpick and pick out all that nasty **** that gets compressed in there like a garbage factory... SMELLS really bad after

Sorry that was a bit random.
You're kidding right? Your health, or a better framerate.....

I could sit and tell you about 10 bad things that could come of not taking care of your wisdom tooth problem, but I'd rather you google it. Trust me, get the teeth taken care of.
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It's all good... People operate with some strange logic. You would think that a computer tech site like OCN would advocate a positive effect towards a better understanding in general logic, not just computer know how...

The post right after i explained that i did the breaker swap correctly, i still got another comment about not doing it right. People ether don't read, or don't understand. Some comments are just strange...

And yes, i do need this much juice on one breaker. I host lans fairly often, and when i have 12-16 high end rigs, with whatever monitors, the juice adds up real quick...

Why someone thinks they need a 1200watt psu to power two 8800GTX cards, so they can have 500 frames in CSS is beyond me... I'm just there so they can run their hardware effectively...
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