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"My VapoChill came with a 300W Fortron powersupply. This may very well be sufficient, but overclockers like to have the little extra. The cooling system only use 55W, but when you run CPU`s over spec. they consume much more power. Combined with a couple of harddrives in RAID you'll soon become short of power. At work I found an old Aopen 200W AT PSU, I removed the case and stripped it for any unnecessary cables (like motherboard power connectors). In order to eliminate any additional powerswitches I use a relay to start the 230V casefan and the secondary PSU. The relay can also be seen on the picture above, it is the little black box with all the cables sticking out of it. It is a 12V/30A (360W) relay."

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