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No, with your sig rig, you're LUCKY if you'd be taxing a solid 350w unit. Overclock the snot out of your i5 and 460, you'd be using around 400-420w roughly (still the 500w would handle it easily). Add another 460 for SLI, and have heavy overclocks, then you'll need that 650w .
Basically. Why do people believe power supplies can't handle gaming? If your system isn't a power-hog, it isn't. Games or not.
 
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Because of some PSU makers plastering the word "Gamer" on their power supplies and adding another $20 to the price?
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Basically. Why do people believe power supplies can't handle gaming? If your system isn't a power-hog, it isn't. Games or not.
It's possible to have 10 different 650W power supplies only to discover that just 1 or 2 of them can handle your system. This is true even if you're not overclocking, but yet still gaming.

Ask Phaedrus2129 about it: power supplies are not all the same!
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