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I've got an old Delta 480W PSU lying around and was wondering what I would need to do to run my video card off of it...
 

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You would need to slave the PSU to your primary PSU so they turn on at the same time. You also need to make sure to place a decent load on the 3.3v+5v rails of the auxillary PSU for load balancing.
 

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how would I accomplish that?
 

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Howy many HDD's would it take to sufficiently load the second PSU? rep+ by the way
 

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Howy many HDD's would it take to sufficiently load the second PSU? rep+ by the way
Depends on the PSU.
 

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k, so I splice into ground and ps-on wires on the "master" PSU (one in sig) and wire the ground and ps-on from the slave to that and electrical tape the open wires? Will I lose any voltage/amps by splicing this way? So that's it other than making sure to load the 3.3 and 5.0V rails on slave PSU?
 
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