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Hi my question is, is this PSU enough?

XCLYO Greatpower 600w SLI-CROSFIRE certified (2 yrs old)
PFC active
voltages/amp
+3.3v/28.0amp +12.0v/18amp x 4 (4 riels), -12v/0.8amp, +5.0v/3.0amp

Thats what the numbers say, but im not very sure. The rest of the Rig is.
AMD FX8150 no OC cooled WC Corsair h-80, MOBO Gigabyte 990fxa-ud3, RAM Patriot Viper 8GB (2x4), GPU GTX275 SC (Planing to upgrade to a AMD 7870), 5 fans and 3 drives.

A friend told me that the PSU will barely hold my system, but now is running fine, Ive played Bioshock, Metro LL, FC Blood Dragon, but I really want to know if this PSU will be able to run an OC arround 4.2-4.5 OC, the temps are fine, 32 idle, 35-37 playing games, I havent really stressed the CPU, Im planing to use it for render 3D models in mental-ray or v-ray, both uses multiple cores and processors.

Honestly I want to buy first the GPU, but need to work first, so if this PSU can do it, ill wait a couple of months before upgrading the PSU.

Thanks for the help.
post #2 of 11
that brand isn't a good psu brand
why not upgrade to better power supply like corsair, seasonic, nzxt, silverstone etc

I think you should be fine
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Originally Posted by danielkim624 View Post

that brand isn't a good psu brand
why not upgrade to better power supply like corsair, seasonic, nzxt, silverstone etc

I think you should be fine

You dont recommend brands and there are two reasons for that

First every brand has crap even Corsair and Seasonic
Second almost every brand has at least two OEM´s some like OCZ has 6

Last 600 watts is more then enough for any system with a single video card
Edited by shilka - 5/29/13 at 2:36pm
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post #4 of 11
Enough power for an overclocked FX-8150 and 7870XT.
    
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I believe that that XCLYO unit is built by CWT, which is a decent-enough OEM. Unfortunately I couldn't figure out the make of the capacitors, but the best hint I got was that it could be Samxon (who makes very poor-quality caps).

The biggest problem is the FX-8150 is a prodigious power-guzzler (as seen HERE, so overclocking it on such an old and middling-quality PSU is probably not a good idea.

I could be wrong, and it may work just fine, but I wouldn't risk it if it were my computer.
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The XClio Great Power was a decent PSU in 2006 these days its not very good in any area really
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

Enough power for an overclocked FX-8150 and 7870XT.
OK guys I think Ill stay for a while with this PSU thanks for the example. Im going to upgrade but at the end of the year to a Corsair AX-850 Gold certified, you all cleared my doubts, I will do an overclock to 4.2 till I get my new psu, and all the info was good, thanks guys.
post #8 of 11
If you must get the gpu first, but take it easy on the overclocking anything until you can buy a newer more quality psu.

The other guys are right, that psu is old and can die anytime and take out your new components with it.

The specs say it can power everything just fine with overclocks.
    
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Originally Posted by necrossis View Post

OK guys I think Ill stay for a while with this PSU thanks for the example. Im going to upgrade but at the end of the year to a Corsair AX-850 Gold certified, you all cleared my doubts, I will do an overclock to 4.2 till I get my new psu, and all the info was good, thanks guys.

850 watts is way overkill why waste a lot of money on something you are never going to use
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

850 watts is way overkill why waste a lot of money on something you are never going to use
I get you but Im planing to do crossfire and besides is not much of a difference with a 700w, is like 30 dollars on amazon and sometimes are insane promotions, a cuple of months ago was 135 so is a really good price for a very good product, and I want it to last at least 5 years, but Ill think about it couse you are right is a bit much and will eat more energy.
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