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post #11 of 25
I'd like to see what Tator and Phaedrous have to say about this.
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post #12 of 25
There is a good guide here on how to use a single PS for 2 MB's.
post #13 of 25
I finally found the link I've been looking for about this. Custom homemade case with to motherboards running F@H off of one single PCP&C Turbo-Cool 510. It was four years ago using E6300's and integrated graphics but the concept is the same.

http://forums.overclockersclub.com/i...pic=69066&st=0
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post #14 of 25
Nice, I was literally just researching info for this myself.

What I am curious to know, what would be required (psu wise) for 2 barebones i7 2600k (@ ~4.6ghz) cpu only folding rigs? Would a silverstone 80+gold 850watt power two? antec tp-750?

I ask because I have them basically lying around doing nothing... would like to get some decent use out of them if possible!
post #15 of 25
No GPU folding?

A 250W would run it.
post #16 of 25
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
No GPU folding?

A 250W would run it.
Correct, sir. No gpu. They'd just have whatever the cheapest gpu that doesn't require a 6pin is for display purposes only.

So... I could run 3x i7 2600k rigs off an 850w?
post #17 of 25
i don't think the psu is designed for your multiple-system in a case set-up. I don't want to see people fry their (2) whole systems, I would NOT risk it... Just buy another psu that you can mod it so it hangs outside of the case
    
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post #18 of 25
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Correct, sir. No gpu. They'd just have whatever the cheapest gpu that doesn't require a 6pin is for display purposes only.

So... I could run 3x i7 2600k rigs off an 850w?
If the startup circuitry functions correctly when spliced three ways. PS_ON and PW_OK serve very specific roles and have to be able to provide enough current to activate the motherboard's startup circuit.

I honestly have no idea if it will work. And I'd be concerned about over current protection kicking in on the +5V or +3.3V.
post #19 of 25
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No GPU folding?

A 250W would run it.
To run TWO of them off of the same PSU? That sounds too low to me. A pair of motherboards with integrated graphics and E6300's running the F@H SMP Client off of a single PSU draws 240 watts from the wall as measured by a Kill-A-Watt meter. I can't imagine a pair of motherboards with i7 2600k's only using the same amount of power. I could be wrong though.
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post #20 of 25
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
To run TWO of them off of the same PSU? That sounds too low to me. A pair of motherboards with integrated graphics and E6300's running the F@H SMP Client off of a single PSU draws 240 watts from the wall as measured by a Kill-A-Watt meter. I can't imagine a pair of motherboards with i7 2600k's only using the same amount of power. I could be wrong though.
I meant for a lone system.
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