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Good setup for an OC?

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February 23, 2011 5:35:10 AM

I was going to wait on sandybridge but I want my computer yesterday so I went ahead and ordered an i5 760 for my gaming needs. I want to OC it to 3.5ghz or possibly 4.0ghz want to make sure my cooling is going to be sufficient though. So here is what I have. will this keep my cpu nice and cool?

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

ASUS P7P55D-E LX LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor

MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support

Scythe SCMG-2100 Sleeve CPU Cooler (single fan)

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL

Windows 7 64bit

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February 23, 2011 7:01:44 AM

Yeah that PC will be rock solid on near stock voltages just upping the BCLK to 160 so you can run the Ram at 1600mhz also. You can have up to 160 x25 = 4ghz with Turbo on i would suggest keeping that instead of a static OC. What PSU did you get?
February 23, 2011 12:14:47 PM

I got a Corsair 850TXV2 its not modular but it was only 139 and I wanted to make sure I had enough power.
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February 23, 2011 12:27:48 PM

Hi.

The rig looks pretty solid, can you provide the PSU link? 3.4GHz with a lot of work maybe.
February 23, 2011 12:35:52 PM

saint19 said:
Hi.

The rig looks pretty solid, can you provide the PSU link? 3.4GHz with a lot of work maybe.



Sure here it is http://tiny.cc/850TX

I'm not looking to go very high 3.5-3.6ghz would be perfect for me to be honest as long as Im able to do that I'll be happy :D 
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February 23, 2011 12:50:13 PM

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850? If i'm right you have enough PSU for overclock that rig and add another GPU for SLI :) 
February 23, 2011 12:52:52 PM

yeah thats the right one. I was hoping to hear that :) . I was told to get a 750w but its always better to have a little wiggle room and I wasn't sure at the time if I was going to OC or not.

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February 23, 2011 12:55:35 PM
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Don't worry, even with a 650W or 750W you are ok for overclock in that rig.
February 23, 2011 1:02:11 PM

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February 23, 2011 1:02:14 PM

great to hear. I guess I went a bit overboard on the psu selection :p .
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February 23, 2011 1:07:14 PM

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