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Do I need moar power??

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When my 930 was only @ 4ghz my gtx480 could clock to 870ish. Now that I've clocked it to 4.2ghz my gtx 480 can only do 840 core. you can read my system. PSU calculator say I need 712w but it doesn't even take into account that my 480 is OC'd. Buuuuut, a sticky says 550w will do a 920@4.4 and 580 oc'd on air. Thoughts?
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I would think you would be fine with a 700w, but I am also assuming a quality power supply. What are the specs on the power supply you are using?
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The specs look fine, 700w should be plenty. I was running my current system with an 750w psu for a little.


(Which I know seems weird)
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