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post #11 of 26
Think about it this way, if you have 4 PCs connected to the same PSU, which one is gonna power it on and off??

This sounds like a bad idea...

For sure virtual machines are the way to go if you need multiple "computers". That way it doesn't cost you a dime.

Go download the VMware server for free, and you can start making virtual machines with ease
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post #12 of 26
Not going to happen. Give up, it's not even worth the trouble of trying. The 24-pin cable alone is a huge wall preventing this from being possible. The stress of 2 systems drawing power from a single PSU is probably not good either. Say goodbye to stable overclocks and stable performance unless you're talking about a 2,000W PSU or really lame, weak PCs.
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post #13 of 26
Theoretically, yes.


Practically, no, as you'd have to have multiple 24-pin connectors, with all their special functions.
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post #15 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by zasca234;13121019 
probably you would have to do some serious overclocking and it wouldnt be overly reliable but it might work

how do you OC a PSU?
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post #16 of 26
24 pin atx connector gonna be the wall here.
    
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post #17 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by fazio93;13123177 
how do you OC a PSU?

Poke it with a screwdriver.
    
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post #18 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by fazio93;13123177 
how do you OC a PSU?

This
post #19 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Secretninja;13123245 
Poke it with a screwdriver.

that's how i OC my cpu too! this overclocking stuff is so easy
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post #20 of 26
Thats how I cool my CPU. Poke it. Sometimes I'll take my motherboard out and slowly drip water on it too. I can get some massive clocks on water droplets.

Seriously though, I've always wanted to do something similar, but rather power multiple computers with one PSU, power multiple objects, not just computers, off of my PSU. Like things that operate on 12v's.
    
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