Alpha PC64 hardware question...

From: David Woyciesjes <>
Date: Tue Sep 2 08:36:00 2003

"Steven N. Hirsch" wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> > Quick one here. I have one of those EB64/PC64 motherboards, but only a
> > 200MHz CPU for it. Problem is, the board is set up for a 266MHz CPU. Has
> > anybody overclocked a 200MHz CPU to 266 in one of these? With
> > appropriate fans for good cooling, of course.
> Why not set the board for a 200Mhz. CPU? That's one of the documented
> options.

        I would, except I don't have the required PLL and crystal parts for it.

> > Also, these boards can run off of a regular AT style power
> > supply, correct?
> I'm not so sure about that. IIRC, this thing requires more 3.3V current
> capacity than an off-the-shelf power supply could muster. I've yet to see
> a 'mini' (aka tower) AT supply which delivered 10A _at_ 3.3V. I had to buy a
> special supply in order to get mine going.
> Steve

        Really? Well, I do have a lead on a dead system with the appropriate
power supply (working) and I believe a 275 MHz chip in it. Looks like
this will solve my problem properly! Woo hoo!

---   Dave Woyciesjes
---   ICQ# 905818
Received on Tue Sep 02 2003 - 08:36:00 BST

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