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post #11 of 17
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Thanks all. Knew this PSU was a good one but was just getting a little worried since I only had one 460 and was on air when I built this rig initially.
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The math has been tweaked a bit for v1.01 btw
    
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not close imo. I ran a gtx 480 SLI @stock and 1090T overclocked on a hx750
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You have plenty of room left I would be shocked if your system was sucking up more than 600w and that PSU has a little more headroom than the stated wattage.
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You could probably get away with a good 550-600w unit with your machine. GTX460's don't take a ton of power. So no, you're nowhere NEAR close to the limits of your current unit.
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post #16 of 17
No you aren't. You've still got plenty of headroom.
post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by MURDoctrine View Post
Hey all I've been running a Corsair HX750W for around a year. I think I might be hitting the limit of it now. I'm running a I7 930 oc'ed at 3.8 using 1.27v, 2 460gtx's oc'ed with +50mv and my case fans, controller and wc pump. I've not experienced really any instability with the system or overclocks but I have the sinking suspicion I'm getting near its limitations. Can anyone help me out with this and how to check and see if its time for an ug.
You were using it wrong. Your CPU is not overclocked >40% and is actually a relatively mild overclock for that CPU. By the way, your CPU would be included under "Intel 'Nehalem' i7"
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