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how can you get a power supply to fire up. without having it connected to a mobo with an on switch
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post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by willbushby View Post
how can you get a power supply to fire up. without having it connected to a mobo with an on switch
On the 24 pin connector, jumper the green and any black wire.

But don't fire it up without a load on it. At least a few fans.
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post
On the 24 pin connector, jumper the green and any black wire.

But don't fire it up without a load on it. At least a few fans.
I've done it lots of times without that. It's only recommended you do it, but it's not needed
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so what do i do put a wire between the green and black wire?
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done it with a safty pin
cheers guys
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And don't touch the safety pin, you'll kill yourself.
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post #7 of 11
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And don't touch the safety pin, you'll kill yourself.
lol...um you are only completing a ground circuit
    
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post #8 of 11
Once the wires leave the PSU, there's not enough power present in them to cause harm.
If there was, all the nOObs would be crispy shortly. ...a pum!
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post
Once the wires leave the PSU, there's not enough power present in them to cause harm.
If there was, all the nOObs would be crispy shortly. ...a pum!


i dont know if i wold go that far. the 12v rail of a modern psu carries more than enough amps to cause harm.

think about it...some geforce cards require 34amp on the 12v rail...how many amps do you think it takes to stop a human heart?
    
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post
i dont know if i wold go that far. the 12v rail of a modern psu carries more than enough amps to cause harm.

think about it...some geforce cards require 34amp on the 12v rail...how many amps do you think it takes to stop a human heart?
That's the reason for the new ATX12v 2.0 specifications

1.2.1. Increased +12 VDC output capability
System components that use 12V are continuing to increase in power. In cases where
expected current requirements is greater than 18A a second 12 V rail should be made
available.

So, yes, the powers that be have decided that 18A is a safe power output.
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