Well, i've been experimenting with ocing my shiney new A64. The system will boot at 2.6ghz, but i only have stock cooling, so it runs to hot. Anyhow i'm shooting for 2.4, i can only get it to run about 3 or 4 hours on Prim e 95 at 1.5vcore, but even though its set at 1.5vcore asus probe reads as 1.44~1.424vcore and my 12v is only reading at 11.1v. I have a antec true 380, rated for 18amp on 12v, 30amp on the 3.3 and 35 on the 5v(the 3 and 5v lines rateing could be reversted, can't see the sticker). I've heard that for overclocking to these speeds i should have at least a 450watt with 20amp+ rateing on the 12v to get stable power. From my description does it seem like a PS inadequicy?
Yah i suspect the PowerSupply. Its under a 335 load at any given time, that is NOT includeing the 400mhz(2.4ghz x9, 266FSB at 1.525vcore) overclock and the higher voltage mod on my GT. Plus the 12v is only seeing 11.1~11.2 volts wich would deffinately cause instability in oc, as well as the vcore only seeing 1.44v of the 1.525 its set at. thx for the linky.
You'd have better luck with a Fortron Source 350W, but even that would be too marginal for any comfort probably.
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