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post #11 of 18
Well anyway,


Last advice:

Get the Antec NeoECO 400W. Drop all the nonsense about "but I don't WANT something with a first digit lower than 5!!!" and just get it, or else save up your money and get a power supply that can actually supply more power than the Antec, which most of the crap you were asking about can't.

And using two PSUs is hit and miss, can result in major issues, and at the very least is inconvenient and messy.
post #12 of 18
I would suggest not to do it. Using two different PSU's you could face issues where there are minor differences in voltages and it could damage the card or psu or anything else connecting to the psu (i.e. everything)
post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by pheoxs View Post
I would suggest not to do it. Using two different PSU's you could face issues where there are minor differences in voltages and it could damage the card or psu or anything else connecting to the psu (i.e. everything)
lol..........i dont know if there is any dif, both PSU's are pretty shuxy.
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post #14 of 18
http://images.tweaktown.com/content/1/6/1618_6.jpg

i dont remember where to actually order them though.
post #15 of 18
What Phaedrus says.

Get a Neo ECO 400C.

Using two pieces of crap to power the rig may sometimes result in further damage.
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post #16 of 18
2 PSUs in action:



It's not a pretty sight.

Also, it wasn't too bad for me as I had a techbench, but in a case it would a pain to route all the cables involved with 2 PSUs.

I ended cutting and soldering the green and black wires because the paperclip kept falling out.



(can you see that image? Won't load on my phone )

Just get a single good PSU, as said.
    
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post #17 of 18
Also looks like those PSUs are at least half decent.

The ancient group regulated half bridge crap Smoblikat likely has won't handle a +12V crossload worth crap, +12V will probably drop out of spec.
post #18 of 18
Yeah, my 5970 and first 9800GX2 were on my HX650, other GX2 was on the one you can see, some old Hipex 520W or something.

As I said, it's a real pita of you have a case, messy, hot, loud (sounds like my ex wife*), and not ideal, and will end up costing you more money than you save (now it really sounds like my ex wife*!)

*Note: I have never been married, I just wanted to use the joke
    
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