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May 15, 2011, 05:22:21 AM
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I bet there are a few electrical outlets groaning under the weight of bitcoin miners....

How close are you to overloading your house with rigs ?
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May 15, 2011, 06:10:12 AM
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Well, I was doing some OC'ing on my 5850, which locked up my computer and tripped the breaker for some reason...  Shocked

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May 15, 2011, 07:58:28 AM
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I bet there are a few electrical outlets groaning under the weight of bitcoin miners....

A fire?   Or does having just smoke count?  :-)



[btw, this is not mine]

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May 15, 2011, 08:16:21 AM
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Use the PCIe power-bypass ribbon extension to avoid frying your mobo ...

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May 15, 2011, 09:17:18 AM
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If there is going to be one, it will probably be at my place.
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