I have an Enermax 450watt, and my system specs are,
-Intel PIV 2.4C (oc to 3840mhz)
-Asus P4P800 mobo
-Sapphire 9800pro (oc to 490/790)
-Maxtor Diamond plus 9 80G harddrive
-2x256 OCZ 3700 EL memory
-Sound Blaster Audigy
-1 DVD rom
-1 CD writer
Am I maxing out my power supply right now? Please help me.
I hate Computers! My P4 2.4C won't go above 3840mhz. My Sapphire 9800pro core/mem speed won't go above 490/790. I really hate computers!
One way to check is monitor your 12v and 5v lines at stock speeds with a standard gfx card and check them as you overclock. If they get to a point where they fluctuate by 0.1-0.2 or go down from say 12.1-11.7 or if the cpu voltage fluctuates by more than 0.03 volts then it may be struggling.
One example is my 550w psu. At stock speeds/voltage on cpu and memory, I get 12.01 on 12v line and 5.05 on 5v line and cpu is always within .03 volts of what I set the voltage to (1.63-1.65). Overclocked I get 11.98 on 12v and 5.03 on 5V and the cpu is still within .03v. A sign of a stable, happy system.....
Tnx mate. I was wondering what ur system config was and i had actually asked u about that in some other thread. Unfortunately, my post was not made at all, tnx to my troubling modem. Hence the first statement of my previous post.