On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 10:24:18PM -0600, Marc Wiz wrote:
I have a Dell Precision 220 with 256 megs of RDRAM. Non-ECC. The
220 is in a desktop case with a 230 watt power supply. The system
has a LSI-Logic dual channel SCSI host adapter with an ultra-160
SCSI 10K RPM drive. The graphics card is a Matrox dual head G450.
Two 866 Mhz PIII's (retail boxed processors) with the same stepping.
Does Dell really sell this with 2 cpus and only the 230 watt supply?
I'd have thought something much beefier would be needed. You can
either try w2k or xp, or just get a 400 watt ps and see if the problem
goes away. Of course that will void the warranty, but your mention
of "retail boxed" on the processors makes one suspect that you've done