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Is having an overkill PSU bad? I mean will it damage the components or anything?
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Nope, not at all, bit there will be an efficiency issues.
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Nope, doesn't do anything to your system at all. At idle your psu efficiency will be a lot lower then advertised but other then that nothing.

Trust me I would know, I'm using a 1050w psu with a single 570 and a 2500k lol tongue.gif
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Lets say an overclocked 560Ti and rest of my system running on the Seasonic S12II-620, is that a fair match or idle efficiency issues?
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Lets say an overclocked 560Ti and rest of my system running on the Seasonic S12II-620, is that a fair match or idle efficiency issues?

that would be fine. Your efficiency would be fine as well, heck you could even have a lower wattage psu but 620w is good for what you have thumb.gif
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its all fine. Overkill psu does not damage any major component. LOL just out of queestion, where did u get such a crazy question?
    
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You could buy a 1500W psu and nothing bad would happen, except your wallet would be very angry.
     
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