It's easier than you might think to max out your desktop power supply, particularly if you have an off-the-shelf system with a large case and a low-wattage PSU. Even if you don't hit the maximum supported wattage rating, with enough extra drives and internal fans, you can all of a sudden find yourself without the necessary internal power leads for that lighting kit you've been eyeing. Here's where Add2PSU can come in handy.
Initially designed by David Lorentzen to add power to a home server, Add2PSU is a small circuit board that lets you daisy-chain desktop power supplies. Lorentzen says he has been awarded patent pending status on the device, and he hopes to have his online store running by the end of August, at which point he will sell the Add2PSU for $19.95.… Read more