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Will my PSU be able to handle my system?

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September 9, 2009 2:28:26 AM

Here is my current build:

Case: cooler master haf 932
CPU: intel core i7 920
MOBO: evga x58 sli le
GPU: evga gtx 260 SC
HDD: WD caviar black 500gb
PSU: OCZ 700w fatal1ty series(56 amps on 12v single rail)
RAM: OCZ platinum ddr3 1600mhz (3x2gb)

I plan on OCing my system just a little, get a aftermarket cpu cooler and another gtx 260 SC, do you think my PSU will be able to hande it?

http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/power_management/...

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September 9, 2009 2:51:17 AM

Yes, 700W should be plenty for that system in its current setup and OC'ed. If you try to add a 2nd gtx 260 though, that might get a little tight when OC'ed, but currently you should be fine I'd think as long as the PSU is in good working order.
September 9, 2009 3:50:55 AM

Yes it should be enough, well so long as you don't try stressing it by running furmark and Prim95 at the same time :D . You may want to invest in a better quality, more efficient, PSU though if you care about your power bill ^_^.
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September 9, 2009 12:27:47 PM

should be more than enough for your setup
September 9, 2009 12:50:57 PM

Wow, that power supply looks like it did quite good in there tests. After seeing that, you should be fine I'd hope.
September 9, 2009 8:55:17 PM

so it should be able to run two gtx 260's, i dont plan on overclocking them even more as they are already overclocked to begin with
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