Overclocking i5 2500k & i7 2600k

Hi everyone,

Should I use what CPU coolings and PSU to overclock for:
1. overclocking i5 2500k up to 4.5 GHz;
2. overclocking i7 2600k up to 4.5 GHz.

Thank you in advance
Henry
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  1. That will mostly depend on ya Graphics subsystem.

    2500k & 2600k @ stock has a TDP of 95w
    2500k @ 4.5 Ghz and 1.35 Vcore is 140 watts
    2600k @ 4.5 Ghz and 1.35 Vcore is 147 watts

    USe this

    http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine
  2. JackNaylorPE said:
    That will mostly depend on ya Graphics subsystem.

    2500k & 2600k @ stock has a TDP of 95w
    2500k @ 4.5 Ghz and 1.35 Vcore is 140 watts
    2600k @ 4.5 Ghz and 1.35 Vcore is 147 watts

    USe this

    http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine


    Thank you very much
    I got the results from the website.
    How to calculate exactly the PSU as below:
    - MSI nVidia GTX560 Ti Hawk 1GBhttp://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/n560gtx-tihawk-nvidia-gtx560-hawk-p-52067.html?sort=3a
    - 16GB RAM 1333
    - Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-D3 Intel Mainboard
    http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/z68xp-gigabyte-z68xp-intel-mainboard-1155-p-53479.html?sort=3a
    - CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ EVO CPU Cooler
    - Cooler Master Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1
    http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/761345-10145-antec-hundred-p-50136.html?sort=2a
    - HDD 1T, 7200rpm
    - 1 SSD 60GB

    Thank you
  3. I found this website to measure the requirement PSU, it is very useful:
    http://www.thermaltake.outervision.com/Power
  4. Will 1333 MHz RAM will limit the performance of OC?
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