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Old 03-29-2008
g1raffe g1raffe is offline
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Thanks for the read, was a good one.

Just have one question regarding systems with lots of HDD's, lets say 10..

10 HDD's can possibly create a startup power draw of ~300W if I'm not mistaken? With most of it being on the +12V? Assuming the MB doesn't offer any staggered spinup of HDD's or anything, is a single +12V rail PSU better for a situation with 10 or more HDD's?

Or are the molex and SATA power connectors shared around to different rails to avoid problems like this?
e8400 @ 4.2Ghz | TRUE Black | 8GB OCZ Platinum 1066mhz | 512MB 8800GT @ 700/1750/1900 | 380W Antec NeoHE
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