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 Post subject: [CrazyIdea] Over 9,000...watts
PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:40 am 
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Just another crazy idea I had. Let's say we have several computers all lined up nice and close to each other, or multiple MoBos in a custom enclosure, Whatever.

Would it be possible to run multiples systems from a single large PSU instead of several smaller ones?


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Assuming it can provide the required current draw, I don't see why not?


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Wouldn't it need 2 or more 24pin mobo connectors?


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teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
Wouldn't it need 2 or more 24pin mobo connectors?
You'd have to make some kind of wiring harness or something, yes.

He didn't ask how though :) So I answered yes it is "possible". Not something I would consider doing.

Unless you could justify some kind of cost savings? A few smaller high efficiency psus would probably be better than one giant one.


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How would the motherboards handle the power good signal etc from the PSU? Would you have to start them both at the same exact moment to get it to work?

I just don't see it happening, unless there is actually a PSU out there designed to handle multiple PC's...


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:33 am 
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I would imagine they would all turn on at the same time...


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teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
I just don't see it happening, unless there is actually a PSU out there designed to handle multiple PC's...


I once saw a PSU like this on newegg, it was HUGE (it had wheels), it could power multiple computers. I forget the specifics but it had some hilarious (but fake) reviews. I tried to find it but its gone :(


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FOUND IT!

It doesn't have wheels though and can't power multiple computers like I thought but its still awesome!

Product:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817101033

Reviews (hilarious, read them):
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ProductReview.aspx?Item=N82E16817101033


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:07 am 
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lawlz...not quite ovar 9000 watts...Who the hell needs 24 hard drives? That would require like 2 or 3 extra SATA addon card, which wouldn't leave enough room for your 3 GTX 295s (2 in SLI, 1 for physx) or your sound card...

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Serves as a space heater, hair dryer, and if you put it in an oven, it WILL cook a turkey.

Fuck the oven...build yourself a nice oil submerged rig and fry your turkey in that for thanksgiving...


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:54 am 
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Pros: Can run just about anything you throw at it.

Microwaves, Cars, Air compressors, Sawzall, Gas powered backup generators, McDonalds sign. Oh and TRI SLI GX2 video cards.... can't forget those.


McDonalds sign, AWESOME.

People talk about it needing a nuclear reactor too


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:14 am 
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teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
Fuck the oven...build yourself a nice oil submerged rig and fry your turkey in that for thanksgiving...
That is beyond a bad idea.


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CrashTECH wrote:
teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
Fuck the oven...build yourself a nice oil submerged rig and fry your turkey in that for thanksgiving...
That is beyond a bad idea.
I don't really see why its such a bad idea...As long as the turkey isn't frozen before you put drop it in there...


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teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
CrashTECH wrote:
teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
Fuck the oven...build yourself a nice oil submerged rig and fry your turkey in that for thanksgiving...
That is beyond a bad idea.
I don't really see why its such a bad idea...As long as the turkey isn't frozen before you put drop it in there...


Would it not absorb the oil?

What would happen if it was frozen anyway?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:00 am 
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Okay, even if it isn't frozen there is still moisture. Not to mention stuff comes off the turkey. The oil immersion only works if the oil is clean. If the oil breaks down (as it does when heat is applied, or food is cooked in it) bad stuff happens.


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Defiant wrote:
teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
CrashTECH wrote:
teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
Fuck the oven...build yourself a nice oil submerged rig and fry your turkey in that for thanksgiving...
That is beyond a bad idea.
I don't really see why its such a bad idea...As long as the turkey isn't frozen before you put drop it in there...


Would it not absorb the oil?

What would happen if it was frozen anyway?
It explodes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsiAfyctZCk

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Okay, even if it isn't frozen there is still moisture. Not to mention stuff comes off the turkey. The oil immersion only works if the oil is clean. If the oil breaks down (as it does when heat is applied, or food is cooked in it) bad stuff happens.
Have you seen the PSU we're talking about? Do you really think that we're serious? lol


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 Post subject: Re: [CrazyIdea] Over 9,000...watts
PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:14 am 
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Back to the beginning:

nekollx wrote:
Just another crazy idea I had. Let's say we have several computers all lined up nice and close to each other, or multiple MoBos in a custom enclosure, Whatever.

Would it be possible to run multiples systems from a single large PSU instead of several smaller ones?


Yes, it could be done and things like PWR_ON and PWR_OK could be worked around with additional circuits. Is it practical? Hell no. The PSU fails and you have 6 to 12 (or wahtever) unhappy computers sitting there.

The frozen turkey clip was great! Every year around Thanksgiving the local news stations cover in detail that cooking a frozen or for that matter thawed turkey in any manner other than the right manner is unwise. Every year several idiots break the rules and we get to see thyem the day after Thanksgiving. They love to burn down their garage or house. The shit is funny. Homeowner to insurance company: "I'm sorry but I burned my garage down because... I was stupid".

Oh yeah, one more note. I think without looking that when I fry a turkey the oil is at like 360 Deg. F. Going to need a seriously overclocked motherboard in the oil to get that high. :lol:

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360F is only 182 C. Shouldn't be a problem at all...How about some onion rings while we're at it?


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teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
360F is only 182 C. Shouldn't be a problem at all...How about some onion rings while we're at it?


I like curly fries. Lets get those.


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avanish11 wrote:
teh 1337 haxxor wrote:
360F is only 182 C. Shouldn't be a problem at all...How about some onion rings while we're at it?


I like curly fries. Lets get those.
Curly fries are good too. Someone wanna cook some lil' smokies over their overclocked i7 to go with 'em??


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Defiant wrote:
FOUND IT!

It doesn't have wheels though and can't power multiple computers like I thought but its still awesome!

Product:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817101033

Reviews (hilarious, read them):
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ProductReview.aspx?Item=N82E16817101033


Strangely enough, this device actually exists.....

http://www.epowertec.com/ep-2000p10-t3.html


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