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post #21 of 24
Like Gibson said, it is trial and error.

I have a 20amp breaker in my office and I was able to run 16 Quad-Core SMP rigs on it. But by adding 8800GTs to each rig I started tripping the breaker. I only have 9 rigs with 8800GTs on that same circuit now, measured at 19amps. The rest (7 rigs) had to go to another circuit that I had to bring in through a 15amp Heavy Duty/ Industrial extension Cord (from Home Depot.)
Edited by nitteo - 7/7/08 at 9:26pm
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post #22 of 24
The TV in our house... Dedicated 20A plug. This computer, dedicated 20A plug. My 360 and soon to be computer in my room... Dedicated 20A plug.

I would run no more than eight computers per 15A circuit, and that air conditioner counts as two computers.
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post #23 of 24
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Thanks for the replies everyone. +Rep to those that I can.

I still plan on having an electrician come in and tell me if I can either upgrade my breaker to a 20A or if I need to run another dedicated line.
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post #24 of 24
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Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
Like Gibson said, it is trial and error.

I have a 20amp breaker in my office and I was able to run 16 Quad-Core SMP rigs on it. But by adding 8800GTs to each rig I started tripping the breaker. I only have 9 rigs with 8800GTs on that same circuit now, measured at 19amps. The rest (7 rigs) had to go to another circuit that I had to bring in through a 15amp Heavy Duty/ Industrial extension Cord (from Home Depot.)
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Sweet, so I won't have to run another dedicated line to power all my stuff
    
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