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post #1 of 8
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I'm after a new PSU,

After trying to OC my Intel i5 it isn't having any of it, and with possibly getting another eVga GTX 460 i'll no doubt need to upgrade at some point anyway.

Current Spec
Intel i5 760 @ stock speeds / Want to overclock to around 4.2
Mobo - Asus P7P55D-E
RAM - G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2GB @ 1600Mhz
2 Spinpoint F3's
eVga GTX 460 / Want to overclock and possibly add another gtx in SLI

Any help would be appreicated
tEh
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AMD FX 9370 @ 4.8GHz Asus crosshair v formula-z AMD R9 290 2x8GB Corsair Vengance 
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2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
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2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
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post #2 of 8
for this configuration your current 700 watt power supply would be enogh even if you add another video card in sli
    
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Seagate Barracuda 250 GB Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Win 7, Linux Mint 15 Dell 17" LCD (1280X1024) 
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Corsair CX430V2 Circle CC 
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Seagate Barracuda 250 GB Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Win 7, Linux Mint 15 Dell 17" LCD (1280X1024) 
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post #3 of 8

i recommend this one:


the best performing PSU for your wattage range

edit: yeah if your PSU isn't dying yet you can still use that for sli too.
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Intel Core i7-2600k ASUS Maximus IV Extreme EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB Hydro Copper 2 x3 G.Skill Sniper 1600 8gb 
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OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 120GB/2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Lite On iHBS212 12x Blu-Ray Burner /w LightScribe Win7 Ultimate 64Bit Dell UltraSharp U2311H 
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RAZER BW Ultimate Mech. KB CoolerMaster Silent Pro 1200W NZXT Phantom RAZER Naga Epic Elite Gaming Mouse 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 120GB/2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Lite On iHBS212 12x Blu-Ray Burner /w LightScribe Win7 Ultimate 64Bit Dell UltraSharp U2311H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
RAZER BW Ultimate Mech. KB CoolerMaster Silent Pro 1200W NZXT Phantom RAZER Naga Epic Elite Gaming Mouse 
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post #4 of 8
Recomend the psu i have cosair tx750 great psu fairly cheap and will give u plenty of upgrade roon

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post #5 of 8
My 500w easily powers my 4.5ghz 2500k and gtx 460, but couldn't power another. If you are pretty sure you are going to put another card in, go for about 650w or over.
     
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Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4ghz Asus P8P67 pro Gigabyte GTX780 12GB Corsair RAM (2/3 vengance, 1/3 XMS3) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
500gb Spinpoint f3 Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Seagate 7200.14 2tb Samsung dvd+-rw 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 ultimate x64 LG 24MP55 x2 LG 32LD450 
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Dell thing. Corsair TX650 Coolermaster cm690 Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
none Xonar DG and logitech X-540 Beyer DT770 PRO 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A6-4455m 2.1ghz Dual Covered in tea stains Radeon 7500G 6GB 
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SSD soon None Inadequate Win7 of course 
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It's awful A bit meh, Bodged hinge repair (Nut and bolt through back ... 
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Celeron M 360 1.4ghz Packard bell easynote (lynx banias) Intel 855gm 768mb 
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one with buttons Brick It has one It has leds 
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my lap or the chair 
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Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4ghz Asus P8P67 pro Gigabyte GTX780 12GB Corsair RAM (2/3 vengance, 1/3 XMS3) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
500gb Spinpoint f3 Samsung 840 EVO 120gb Seagate 7200.14 2tb Samsung dvd+-rw 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 ultimate x64 LG 24MP55 x2 LG 32LD450 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell thing. Corsair TX650 Coolermaster cm690 Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
none Xonar DG and logitech X-540 Beyer DT770 PRO 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A6-4455m 2.1ghz Dual Covered in tea stains Radeon 7500G 6GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SSD soon None Inadequate Win7 of course 
MonitorKeyboardCase
It's awful A bit meh, Bodged hinge repair (Nut and bolt through back ... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Celeron M 360 1.4ghz Packard bell easynote (lynx banias) Intel 855gm 768mb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
50gb seagate Cd dvd combi XP sp3 15 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
one with buttons Brick It has one It has leds 
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my lap or the chair 
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post #6 of 8
Thread Starter 
I have noticed recently my PSU is making a noise and fails to boot, i need to turn it off/leave it for a few minutes then it will finally boot.

I did manage to overclock my CPU to 4.2Ghz with my current PSU but now when i do it it boots but as soon as i run a benchmark my PC resets it's self? any ideas?
tEh
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 9370 @ 4.8GHz Asus crosshair v formula-z AMD R9 290 2x8GB Corsair Vengance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 775w Toughpower XT HAF922 Logitech G9 
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tEh
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 9370 @ 4.8GHz Asus crosshair v formula-z AMD R9 290 2x8GB Corsair Vengance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 775w Toughpower XT HAF922 Logitech G9 
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post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Would a Corsair HX620 do the job?
tEh
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 9370 @ 4.8GHz Asus crosshair v formula-z AMD R9 290 2x8GB Corsair Vengance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 775w Toughpower XT HAF922 Logitech G9 
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tEh
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 9370 @ 4.8GHz Asus crosshair v formula-z AMD R9 290 2x8GB Corsair Vengance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x Hyper-X 120SSD's in RAID0 Corsair H90 Windows 7 64BIT 37" LG TFT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 775w Toughpower XT HAF922 Logitech G9 
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post #8 of 8
yes it can, though i'm a little skeptical in using it for sli.
Maxim
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2600k ASUS Maximus IV Extreme EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB Hydro Copper 2 x3 G.Skill Sniper 1600 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 120GB/2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Lite On iHBS212 12x Blu-Ray Burner /w LightScribe Win7 Ultimate 64Bit Dell UltraSharp U2311H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
RAZER BW Ultimate Mech. KB CoolerMaster Silent Pro 1200W NZXT Phantom RAZER Naga Epic Elite Gaming Mouse 
Mouse Pad
RAZER Vespula Expert Gaming Mouse Mat 
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Maxim
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2600k ASUS Maximus IV Extreme EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB Hydro Copper 2 x3 G.Skill Sniper 1600 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 120GB/2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Lite On iHBS212 12x Blu-Ray Burner /w LightScribe Win7 Ultimate 64Bit Dell UltraSharp U2311H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
RAZER BW Ultimate Mech. KB CoolerMaster Silent Pro 1200W NZXT Phantom RAZER Naga Epic Elite Gaming Mouse 
Mouse Pad
RAZER Vespula Expert Gaming Mouse Mat 
  hide details  
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