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I don't know if my PSU will be able to handle my components.

ForeverYourMonster

39 months ago

I'm running a fairly old rig, and I just ordered a new GPU to make it last longer. I'm not sure if I'll have enough wattage to be able to handle the new GPU. CPU is a Q6600 at 3.1GHz, VCore is set at 1.34, but CPU-Z shows it's under 1.3, even during 100% load using Prime95. RAM is 2x2GB DDR2 at 800MHz, which are overclocked to 863. The GPU I ordered is a ASUS GTX 560Ti DCII, which I plan to overclock a decent amount. The PSU is an EVGA 500B, will this be enough to safely run these parts, let alone overclock?

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  • 39 months ago
  • 2 points

Your CPU draws roughly ~175 watts overclocked and the GPU has a TDP of 150W so that is ~325W and the whole probably draws ~375W at most and overclocknig the GPU I would add in another 50W so you will have enough wattage although I would get a better PSU since the B1 is a medicore unit.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, thank you for helping me clear this up, I'll look into getting a new PSU!

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