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Psu strong enough to handle overclock?

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September 4, 2010 8:45:51 AM

hi there im relatively new to this forum. Having heard that people get good responses and solutions here i decided to post my problem here i have recently overclocked my intel e5300 processor to 3.2 ghz on stock cooling. and i wanted to if my psu was up to the task giving enough amps and watts to rest of my system here are my specs:



intel e5300 dual core @ 3.2 ghz

xfx ati radeon hd 5670 1gb gddr5

an gigabyte g41m-es2l mobo

2gb ddr2 ram(samsung 1066)

i have a gigabyte 460w psu giving 18 amps on the 12v rail

Any replies would be appreciated
a c 197 K Overclocking
September 4, 2010 2:09:53 PM

The PSU has two rails. I'd estimate that you can pull about 28 - 30 amps.

Although it's not a particularly good PSU, It will handle your system easily.
September 4, 2010 6:20:51 PM

thank you very much do you think i can push my cpu farther?
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