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would I be able to run an i5 2500k overclocked and two 6870s off of a corsair hx 620 power supply?

I put them in the calculator and it came to 575w so it seems like ti should be okay, but im not sure on the quality of the hx 620, so thats what im more worried about

its this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139002
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would I be able to run an i5 2500k overclocked and two 6870s off of a corsair hx 620 power supply?
I put them in the calculator and it came to 575w so it seems like ti should be okay, but im not sure on the quality of the hx 620, so thats what im more worried about
its this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139002

You will want some overclocking head room on the cards and the cpu tho as well! i would say pick up a solid 700 watt and call it a day thumb.gif
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would I be able to run an i5 2500k overclocked and two 6870s off of a corsair hx 620 power supply?

I put them in the calculator and it came to 575w so it seems like ti should be okay, but im not sure on the quality of the hx 620, so thats what im more worried about

its this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139002

You will be fine
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HX620 is a quite dated Seasonic design but solid enough and built well. It should be okay. No typical load will get it close to its rated capacity anyway.
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Your HX620 will handle everything you have and then some. The gpu's now a day's are more energy friendly. Just don't go and add 10 delta fans to the mix.
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I personally like to have additional headroom. I am running a 900w for an i5 2500 and 2 gtx 570s. I'd say grab a 750w if you can and then you know you'll be good for a long time.
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You should be good according to that guru3d review.
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