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500W supply enough for OC ?

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Hello there i was wondering if i can over clock with my current psu this is my part list:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1uInp

CPU - AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor

CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

Motherboard - MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard

Memory - Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory

Storage - Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

Video Card - Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card

Case - Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply - Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply

Optical Drive - LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer

Operating System - Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
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Yes, 500w should be plenty for OCing those parts. Shouldn't draw anymore than 300-400w
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While 500 watts is enough the Corsair CX is not really a great PSU by any so if you can spend more you sould

Something like a XFX Core Edition 550 watts is not that much more money but its a much better unit
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(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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