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The OP still isn't near stressing it though. It's supplying him with enough Amps at safe voltage levels.
The APU and 768MB GPU's aren't going to pull much power at all.

@ OP -
I would say that your current bottleneck is your processor. You should check out the A8's / A10's if you're on a tight budget.

Thanks. I was looking at an A10-5800K smile.gif Would have only cost me $80, I have a $50 new-egg gift card thing, but I have to wait until Friday to order it if I do. Plus I need to check to see if my board will support it.

Edit- Looks like I would need a new board too since its a FM2 socket.....
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Even 550 watts is a bit overkill for single cards system but its always a good idea to have att least 100 watts extra

More then 200-250 watts extra and then it becomes overkill and a waste of money
its a timebomb waiting to blow i am surpised it has not blown up yet

A timebomb could be interesting ..... although like I said - its been fine for the past 2 years. I have actually been surprised myself.
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A timebomb could be interesting ..... although like I said - its been fine for the past 2 years. I have actually been surprised myself.

I dont think it can do 680 watts i would say its more like a 600 watts PSU

Anyway it has not died yet because you have used so little of it

Still not a very good unit to have powering your system
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Thanks. I was looking at an A10-5800K smile.gif Would have only cost me $80, I have a $50 new-egg gift card thing, but I have to wait until Friday to order it if I do. Plus I need to check to see if my board will support it.

Edit- Looks like I would need a new board too since its a FM2 socket.....

I changed my post after I noticed you had an FM1 board.
The A8 3870k is still a good performance boost, should overclock higher, and is only a little more than the 3670k. Selling your processor would nearly pay for the upgrade. With disabled graphics and on liquid cooling, I bet you could get 4GHz on the A8.
    
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I changed my post after I noticed you had an FM1 board.
The A8 3870k is still a good performance boost, should overclock higher, and is only a little more than the 3670k. Selling your processor would nearly pay for the upgrade. With disabled graphics and on liquid cooling, I bet you could get 4GHz on the A8.

That is true. From what I can tell the A8 is the highest I can go before I need to switch boards.
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