Will my PSU be able to power this GPU and OC? Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: December 25, 2012 2:21 PM in Systems Share stef0307 December 24, 2012 8:43:00 PM Q1 Will i be able to OC this card with my PSU? Q2 Will it be necessary if i want to run some games at ultra? my setup is Motherboard -ASUS P8Z77-V LX CPU -Intel i5 3550 @3.3GHz Memory -8gb ddr2 (not sure of brand of frequency) Storage -2Tb Seagate 6Gb/Ps 7200RPM -60Gb Intel SSD PSU -650watt EZCool Cooling -Case mounted fans 120mm + 120mm + 120mm soon to have Graphics -XFX Radeon HD7950 http://www.amazon.co.uk/XFX-Radeon-DisplayPort-PCI-Expr... More about : psu power gpu theloveablemoose a b B Homebuilt system December 24, 2012 8:55:14 PM go with a more mainstream brand such as corsair seasonic antec and xfx you need a good quality power supply as if a surge passes it could fry all of your components. stef0307 December 25, 2012 2:06:29 PM ah fair enough, was planning on upgrading after christmas, i've got a pretty industrial quality surge protector extension, so i don't think that would be a problem Related resources Will i be able to utilize full potential of my gpu ? - Forum 400W Corsair PSU be able to power this? - Forum Will my PSU be able to Power a GTX570 or 580? - Forum Not able to OC gtx 560 ti HAWK.... - Forum Will I be able to maximize an HD7750 GPU with an i3-3220 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AMD Radeon a b B Homebuilt system December 25, 2012 2:17:21 PM ^ PSU mainly isnt surge protector it is DC electric supplier... you might not want to supply your expensive PC with bad quality DC power. i am afraid it can cause your PC to fail alltogheter sooner or later. following his advice will save your money stef0307 December 25, 2012 2:21:11 PM fair enough, this is the Power supply, was strapped for cash when i was building it so had to settle for this--> http://www.amazon.co.uk/EZCOOL-650W-24Pin-Super-Silent/... i'm taking that as a no to overclocking the GPU then? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill a 850watt psu be able to support a 4ghz overclock of the 3570k ForumIs Antec a good PSU brand? Will it be able to support my GPU ? ForumGraphics card wattage be able to run on my psu ForumNew build ... think this PSU would be able to hack it? ForumWill this be able to power my computer? ForumWill this PSU be able to power my gfx and CPU? ForumIt's here....Antec True power 1200 Quattro OC Edition PSU ForumWill my PSU be able to handle my system? ForumWill 400 Watt PSU be able to run Sparkle GTX 560! ForumWill a 650w PSU be able to power this? ForumWill this PSU be able to handle my particular GPU ? ForumWould my psu be able to hold the system? [550w] ForumPCI compatibility question ForumShould i buy this build now or keep waiting? Forum[Solved] What would you sell this Gaming Computer for? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !