Is 650w enough for oc i7 & oc 5850 Tags: Power Supplies Overclocking Intel i7 Components Last response: October 14, 2010 3:18 PM in Components Share FrederickLee1 October 13, 2010 6:25:07 AM Hi I recently built myself my first computer and im new to overclocking , I was planning to overclock my rig but i dont know if my psu is enough, here are the specs for my computer: Intel Core™ i7 Processor 950 3.06GHz w/ 8MB Cache XFX Radeon HD 5850 1GB GDDR5 PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort Asus P6X58D-E w/ Triple DDR3 1600, 7.1 Audio, Gigabit Lan, 1394, PCI-E, 3-way CrossFireX / SLI Patriot Extreme Performance Viper II Sector 7 Series DDR3 6GB (3 x 2GB) PC3-12800 Enhanced Latency Kit Corsair TX 650W Power Supply w/ 120mm Fan Corsair Hydro Series H50 CPU Cooler With the psu I have now , is it possible for me to oc my i7 from 3.05ghz - 3.8Xghz , and my hd5850 from 725/1000 to around 8xx/12xx? More about : 650w 5850 Maziar a b ) Power supply a b K Overclocking October 13, 2010 7:58:19 AM Hello Yes,you have a great PSU,it can handle your rig(with OC's) fine, m 0 l Petey1013 October 13, 2010 1:57:12 PM yep no worries there m 0 l Related resources Do I have enough power to OC? (650w, 1100t x6, cf hd5850)) - Forum Is a 650w psu enough for a oc i7 - Forum i5 4670k OC and HD 7950 OC Enough on 650w? - Forum 650w power enough for 5850 and i7 2600k - Forum GTX 780 TI OC - antec 650w PSU, enough? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a c 144 ) Power supply a c 197 K Overclocking October 14, 2010 12:48:16 PM A good 550 would work. m 0 l JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply a b K Overclocking October 14, 2010 3:18:51 PM You should not have any problems. Here are the official power requirements for the new ATI Radeon HD 5850 and HD 5870 video cards. ATI Radeon™ HD5850 System Requirements: PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard 500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® power connectors. 600 Watt or greater power supply with four 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® power connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode. ATI Radeon™ HD5870 System Requirements: PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard. 500 Watt or greater power supply with two, 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® power connectors. 600 Watt or greater power supply with four, 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode. The power supply recommendations are for an entire pc system. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is Corsair TX650 (650W) enough for a Sapphire Radeon HD7870 2GB GHz Edition Dual-X OC Forum SolvedIs the Corsair H55 enough for cooling an i7 4770k? (No OC) Forum SolvedIs antec basiq 450W enough for i7 2600, no OC with Radeon 6750? Forum SolvedIt is this psu enough for a gtx 460 sli and i7 920 oc @ 3.6 Forum Q6600 OC'd with 5850 vs. Apple iMac i7 with 6970m Forum SolvedHX750 Enough for I7 OC+Crossfire? Forum SolvedWill SeaSonic G-Series 650W be sufficient for running Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X OC & Intel 4790? Forum H60 Corsair push and pull enough to OC i7 2600k to 4.5? Forum Core i7 920 oc to 3.8G and 4850X2 enough for skyrim? Forum Solved650W Power Supply enough for an i7 or i5? Forum Power supply possibly not good enough? i7 950 + GTX 570 OC Forum Is the DeepCool UF120 good enough for Xigmatek Thor's Hammer on i7 950 OC to 4.1 Forum SolvedWill a 650w power supply run a ASUS GTX 660 Ti DirectCU OC? Forum Upgrading to i7, gonna OC, is my current PSU enough? Forum SolvedCan I OC my 5850? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !