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, Petey1013 October 13, 2010 1:57:12 PM yep no worries there Related resources Is a 650w psu enough for a oc i7 - Forum Do I have enough power to OC ? ( 650w , 1100t x6, cf hd5850)) - Forum Is 650W enough ? - Forum Will my 650W power supply be enough for this.... - Forum GTX 260 in SLI, is corsair TX 650W 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPower supply possibly not good enough ? i7 950 + GTX 570 OC Forum650w psu enough for an i7 3770 with sli gtx 460 ForumWill 650W psu be enough for 2x 7850's and 3770k? Forum650w power enough for 5850 and i7 2600k ForumIt is this psu enough for a gtx 460 sli and i7 920 oc @ 3.6 ForumSli 670 PSU ( 650w ) ForumCoolermaster extreme Duo 650w good enough ? ForumCorsair HX650v2 650W enough for my rig? ForumIs 650W enough for this build? ForumIs 650w pwr supply enough to power an i7 + mobo + 3 HDD + card Forum650w enough ? Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumWould 750W last longer than 650W? ForumWill a 350 W PSU be enough ? Forum[Solved] Amd Athlon 5800+ OEM packaging & Heatsink Help More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !