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Modular Power Supply Unit - Development - ATX12V Standard
... to supply large amounts of low-voltage power to the Pentium and subsequent microprocessors, a special power supply, the voltage regulator module began to be included on ... or less, which is impractical to deliver from off-board power supplies ... Initially, this was supplied by the main +5 V supply, but as power demands increased, the high currents required to supply sufficient power became problematic ...

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    Another success is the post-office, with its educating energy augmented by cheapness and guarded by a certain religious sentiment in mankind; so that the power of a wafer or a drop of wax or gluten to guard a letter, as it flies over sea over land and comes to its address as if a battalion of artillery brought it, I look upon as a fine meter of civilization.
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