Daisy chain power ??

  radi8or 15:26 25 May 2004
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Hi all,

Wiring up my upgraded machine and trying to keep it tidy and out of airflow, was wondering if it's possible to daisy chain the power to :-

1/ CD/RW
2/ DVD/RW
3/ Floppy Drive
4/ 2 x Hard Drives
5/ Graphics Card

without any problems.

Am running a GlobalWin S/Silent 520w PSU

As always grateful for any and all comments.

Regards Bob

  Simon_P 16:13 25 May 2004

But not sure if you can have that many on one connector.

The floppy I believe uses 5v and all the other drives are 12v

You must use the floppy connector only for the floppy.

A good config would be
I cable for 2x HDD + splitter for graphics card.
1 cable for optical drives
1 floppy

Use cable ties to tie them all together neatly and push them as far back in the case as possible to optimise airflow.

  radi8or 16:52 25 May 2004

Simon7063,

Thanks for response,

I think the 5v floppy is just the wires
rearranged on the connector, think i'll stick with your suggestion don't wanna toast it.

Regards Bob

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