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I cant find an faq or thread to turn on a power supply without plugging it on the mobo. what connectors do i have to ground/short to make it power up??
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post #2 of 13
look here and it will show u how!!! good luck!
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...t=connect+psus
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post #3 of 13
Here it is!

-- http://www.overclock.net/faqs/19658-...ut-hookup.html

EDIT:
pbasil1 beat me to it... and with a more detailed FAQ to boot! Go with the one he linked to.
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Originally Posted by Ty Auchter
Here it is!

-- http://www.overclock.net/faqs/19658-...ut-hookup.html

EDIT:
pbasil1 beat me to it... and with a more detailed FAQ to boot! Go with the one he linked to.
cmon now you know how we do it here in tha burgh...LOL
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post #5 of 13
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Thanks to the both of u, hmmm thats odd didnt see it. i guess cuz of my frustrations.. thanks
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
cmon now you know how we do it here in tha burgh...LOL
I do know... I love partying in PGH! I need to get back out there for another show sometime.

shortfuse: you're welcome and thank you!
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post #7 of 13
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ok question since u jumpered it / short the fourth and fifth connector, is the power supply should work full power? oor just half power? cuz i just noticed my fans on the x-connect running slow compare to when its plugged in to the mobo.
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post #8 of 13
I'm not sure... I use a PSU Testing Unit when I'm not sure if a PSU is dead or not. If it gives me a green light it's good. I think your assumption is correct though.

EDIT:
Be careful with that X-Connect though... I've read they can blow out your entire system (ie: fire).
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post #9 of 13
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Yeah i heard of that too but i had this for a year now with no problem and so does my other x-connect psu. i tweaked the inside of my psu to check if any of the wires touching any open or metallic conductors.
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post #10 of 13
Cool... You should be in good shape then.
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