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I've just bought the Opty 180 and wondered what you guys think it will overclock to?

I've read various reviews where people have got it over 3.0 GHZ on air, hopefully I can get there.

I'm also about to buy a new PSU, could you guys advise on a good one? 100 pound spending limit but could go over that, preferably 600 W upwards.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817128001

Those are both solid power supplies. Get the first one if you don't care about modular, the second one if you do.

What's the core, manufacture week, and stepping of your CPU?
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Its a Denmark core. Not sure of the stepping yet as i just ordered it online and won't see it until I get home in a week or so. Do you knw much about them?

Thanks for the link for the ocz psu, I think thats what I'll go for after reading reviews and you pointing it out. Its supposed to be ideal for overclocking, extremely stable.
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Its a Denmark core. Not sure of the stepping yet as i just ordered it online and won't see it until I get home in a week or so. Do you knw much about them?

Thanks for the link for the ocz psu, I think thats what I'll go for after reading reviews and you pointing it out. Its supposed to be ideal for overclocking, extremely stable.
If I were you, I'd go with the 700W, so your PSU won't be limiting your upgrades in the future. But it is a little more expensive...
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Thats a good idea and exactly what I did. I ordered the 700W OCZ Gamexstreme, can't wait to play around with the new kit
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I just bought a RaidMax 630W PSU from newegg for $99, I am very happy with it. modular so you only plug in what you need, dual 12V rails for SLI, perforated black anodized aluminum housing with 2 blue LED fans for good cooling. Just don't over tighten the case mounting screws since the aluminum threads will strip easily. Haven't pushed it yet or put a volt meter on it, but it is definately worth the money. Probably will last through 2 or 3 builds.
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