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Honestly, although performance might not reveal it right away, the weak spot in your set up is the PSU in my opinion.

The OCZ GameXStream is an ok PSU, but no more than that. It shows quite some ripple on the 12V rails at high loads. With your system, you might run into that issue. This does NOT translate directly into immediate performance decrease, but in the long(er) term it can damage your components. Plus, at high overclocks, it will be harder to get a stable system.

If you feel the need to spend, this is the item that deserves to be looked at.

I would look at, for example, a Silverstone OP750 or DA750. The only difference between those two is that the DA750 is modular and the OP750 is not. These are excellent PSUs with a single 12V rails that delivers 60A.
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