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Is my Power Supply Sufficient?

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($60.00)
Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($94.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.67 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (Purchased For $159.99)
Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Grey ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Enermax UC-MA12 69.2 CFM 120mm Fan (Purchased For $9.33)
Case Fan: Enermax UC-MA12 69.2 CFM 120mm Fan (Purchased For $6.50)
Case Fan: Enermax UC-MA12 69.2 CFM 120mm Fan (Purchased For $9.34)
Case Fan: Enermax UC-MA12 69.2 CFM 120mm Fan (Purchased For $6.50)
Case Fan: Enermax UC-MA12 69.2 CFM 120mm Fan (Purchased For $9.33)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)

Price range: This (and maybe a Hyper 212 EVO/Hyper 212+, or other cooler)
Purpose: Gaming, schoolwork, music editing, video editing, etc.
Overclocking: Yes, I plan to overclock to at least 4.0GHz, with an aim of 4.2-4.5Ghz.
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  1. Yup, that'll be plenty.
  2. Geforce GTX 660 - 24A and a 450W PSU minimum so worries there.
  3. chris987 said:
    Geforce GTX 660 - 24A and a 450W PSU minimum so worries there.


    I wasn't sure what kind of amps/voltage I would need, but the Watts shouldn't be an issue from what I know. I was a little worried about having five case fans and all of the other stuff, which is why I'm asking.
  4. Best answer
    psu's have three different rails one for 3.3v , 5v and one for 12v.these are the exact numbers of your corsair
    +3.3V@25A, +5V@25A, +12V@46A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3A the 12v rail is dedicated to the gpu. dont worry you can put as many as your case fits!
  5. chris987 said:
    psu's have three different rails one for 3.3v , 5v and one for 12v.these are the exact numbers of your corsair
    +3.3V@25A, +5V@25A, +12V@46A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@3A the 12v rail is dedicated to the gpu. dont worry you can put as many as your case fits!


    Well then, I guess I blindly chose correctly while trying to mix price and performance ratings. Everything else I had a general idea, but I had no clue about the PSU. Thanks a lot!

    *Edit* I might actually lower the Wattage to 550 or so if I can find one that has slightly better performance.
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