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Hello I just installed a new asus gtx580. I have a corsair 650 watt power supply, and i was wondering if it is possible for me to overclock my 2600k to 4.3 ghz? Do I need a new PSU?
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650 should be plenty.
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Thanks! I just wasn't sure, because the gpu requires a minimum of 600 watts, and i just didn't want to over extend myself.
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Hello I just installed a new asus gtx580. I have a corsair 650 watt power supply, and i was wondering if it is possible for me to overclock my 2600k to 4.3 ghz? Do I need a new PSU?


i7 2600k 4.6Ghz @ 1.30v. ASRock Extreme 3 Gen 3. (2) 1.65v Memory. 1 GTX 580 Lightning Xtreme @ 941MHz @ 1.113v.
1 HDD. 1 SSD. 1 Optical Drive. 1 LCD Fan Controller & Display. (9) Case Fans.
Sparkle 750w Gold Class @ 89% efficiency.

Idle: 112w / 89% = 99w
Folding@Home: 418w / 89% = 372w
Prime95 (Small FFTs): 250w / 89% = 222w
Prime & Furmark: 480w / 89% = 427w
Gaming (BF3): 395w / 89% = 351w


My consumption. Don't even near 600w and my OC's are large thumb.gif
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I agree with the other posters, 650 is enough for you to OC with some headroom biggrin.gif
Have fun!
Edited by Defunctronin - 12/10/11 at 10:36pm
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