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Message 1173495 - Posted: 24 Nov 2011, 16:49:52 UTC - in response to Message 1173392.  
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Hey Hal,
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Dear Visitor. The page you requested couldn't be found :( - If you followed a link from another Website please inform their Webmaster.

Oh yeah, that was the power supplies reviews page link.


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Message 1173639 - Posted: 25 Nov 2011, 9:49:01 UTC

When using a high efficiency PSU (90%), It is a good idea to use one PSU to power two motherboards.
Because those high efficiency PSU are very expensive and also high power ( > 800 Watts).
A normal Intel I5 or I7 plus MB consume only about 200Watts, or maybe 300watts(with a high end graphics card).

An article about one PSU power two MBs:
http://www.overclock.net/t/112866/how-to-use-one-power-supply-to-power-two-motherboards-safely
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Message 1173656 - Posted: 25 Nov 2011, 13:51:37 UTC - in response to Message 1173495.  

Hey Hal,
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Dear Visitor. The page you requested couldn't be found :( - If you followed a link from another Website please inform their Webmaster.

Oh yeah, that was the power supplies reviews page link.

Doh! I had left the ending slash off when I pasted the link.

I guess
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/Components,1/Power-Supplies,6
is not the same as
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/Components,1/Power-Supplies,6/.
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