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hmmm so i guess they call that overloading, i've always thought it was called under volting, since ur taking power from the psu and not putting voltage in it. well thanks tho now i know.
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well, you can test your vcore and your 12v rail with a multimeter, it is the best way to test for overloading and drooping on the vcore. But yea, 16A is weak, the 420w Powerstream that PetrolHead recommended is a good buy. The modstream line isnt that bad either, what is your pricerange if you were to buy a new PSU?
    
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iono, i don't want to go past like 160 bucks, but i do have a few options.....<3 newegg preffered acct.
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Antic 550 true power, dual 12volt, 18amps, about $110.00. newegg. plus its modular plugs.
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screw it, got me an antec truepowerII 550w w/ dual 12v rails....hopefully it'll make me all warm and fuzzy inside once again and allow me to overclock back to the upper 2 ghz range...
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hmmm so i guess they call that overloading, i've always thought it was called under volting, since ur taking power from the psu and not putting voltage in it. well thanks tho now i know.
Yes, in a way you are correct, but his VCore is also going above his BIOS setting so it's not undervolting, they are fluctuating.

There is just too much load on the PSU's rails.
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