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PSU Enough to Handle my system?

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Last response: in Systems
July 23, 2013 9:51:43 PM

*Note* I own everything except the GPU at the moment
CPU: I7-3770K 4.2 GHZ
MoBo: MSI Z77A-G45
RAM: 8 GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600 MHZ
SSD: Samsung 840 120 GB
HDD: 1 TB Seagate Barracuda
CPU Cooler: Zalman LQ 310 Water Cooler
Case: Zalman Z11+
Sound Card: ASUS Xonar DX
GPU: Gigabyte GTX 770 WF3 OC 1189 MHZ(Plan to overclock slightly IF POSSIBLE)
PSU: CM Extreme 2 725 ( I know they're not that good... but all I could get) <------ (PSU Link)
Just In case it matters.....

Keyboard: CM Storm Quick Fire TK (MX Red)
Mouse: Naga Hex (For Now)
Headphones: Bose Over Ear Headphones (For Now)
Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 1080p 60 Hz

So will the Extreme 2 725W power this all? Even with my CPU OCed, and potiential GPU OC?


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July 23, 2013 10:19:26 PM

"*Note* I own everything except the GPU at the moment"
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July 23, 2013 10:25:14 PM

Since you already own the psu, and it has been presumably working, go ahead and try it.
If it does not deliver sufficient power the most likely symptom will be artifacts from the gpu showing up on the monitor. Or, the need to lower the gpu clock.
So long as the psu does not fail under load, no harm will be done.