HD5970 Independent Power Supply?

Discussion created by afo on Oct 28, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 30, 2010 by eklund.n
It is possible to connect the board to a different power supply?

Hi all,

First, please apologize me if I am making a very stupid question or this is the wrong forum to ask for.

My question is: If I connect the power connectors of a HD5970 to an independant PSU; I switch on that PSU, and then I power up the PSU of the motherboard where the card is; Could something be damaged (provide that the ground level is the same in both PSU by connecting the ground cables together)? And if I invert the power up sequence (first motherboard, then card)? Thanks in advance for any insight about this.

best regards,