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I'm contemplating an i7 2600K linux build for folding.

I have a good 350W power supply kicking around. Is it enough for a CPU only folding rig?
post #2 of 7
What brand? Barebones one hard drive onboard video and I would say you'd be cutting it close. I would think it would be okay, wait for others to chime in. Undervolting could help too
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h67 board (onboard vid), nothing but mainboard and hd for it to power.
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I believe Koven said that his 2600k rig uses around 250 watts.
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May want to rethink the H67 board as you can't overclock with it.
 
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Don't use the H67 series, you can't overclock with it. My sig rig used 210w tops. Just for a greater pool of results, I built a second i7-2600k build with the same parts and it too uses 210w tops. I only fold with the cpu on both builds.
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post #7 of 7
yeah skip the h67 no OC'ing

and the power consumption will depend on what vcore you're running at... but it should load between 200-250w so a decent 350w psu will easily suffice... it was pulling ~250w at 1.5v and ~200w at 1.4v
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