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What would happen if you hooked up your power supply to your motherboard and other components while the power supply was plugged in and turned on.
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try it, video tape it, report back.
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Originally Posted by asuindasun View Post
try it, video tape it, report back.
haha yeah good idea!
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Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
What would happen if you hooked up your power supply to your motherboard and other components while the power supply was plugged in and turned on.
Nothing...it would try to start?
    
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Would it kill everything?
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Nothing...it would try to start?

Really? It wouldnt do anything?
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post #8 of 23
It should be no different from pushing the power button.
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
Really? It wouldnt do anything?
Not really. Depends on what you plug in first, but why would you want to do it?
Its not exactly the easiest thing to do.
    
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post #10 of 23
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Not really. Depends on what you plug in first, but why would you want to do it?
Its not exactly the easiest thing to do.
I'm just wondering, im trying to figure out my rig here and I accidentally hooked everything up while the power supply was plugged in, it didnt do anything, so i just making sure it didnt fry my video card or something
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