Published on 13th August 2006 by
Originally Posted by yahooadamthe fsb booster seems a bit weird, theres no pci bracket or anything ?
Originally Posted by TulatinThough having the connections on the bottom/top of the PSU like that might be good for accessibility, it makes wire management a living hell :|
Originally Posted by Sim0nErm, the pins are located in the PSU, unlike the older hyper.. where the pins were in the plugs.
Surely thats an electric shock risk, should someone find their fingers probing around the PSU while its turned on ?
Originally Posted by yahooadamo.O
good spot, althought it may not be too harmful, as its 12v, and not that high a wattage ... actually ... hmm i dunno
Originally Posted by zoot2booti always leave my pc on and pluged in when i work on it. less risk of a harmful static discharge that way. doubt a computer power supply could deliver much more than a burn.
Originally Posted by hitman012Skin has a pretty high resistance - unless you're poking around inside your computer with really sweaty hands, the shock won't be much more substantial than you'd get from a 9V battery (the poles in the sockets seem a similar distance apart) and the resistance would be too high to allow enough current flow to burn.
You could just do with leaving the supply plugged in but with the mains switch on the machine or wall off. Avoids breaking things with juice flowing through them but maintains a ground connection (the off switch will only cut one pole, not the earth).
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