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cherberus 1 month ago

Hi everyone, I made a build 2 year ago which included a Ryzen 5 1600 and a gtx 1060 3gb, Now, few days ago I purchased a new monitor with 144hz of refresh rate, and coupled it with an MSI RTX 2070 Armor.

this is the part list:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor $143.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - B350 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $71.00 @ B&H
Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $51.99 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $51.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $149.99 @ Samsung
Video Card MSI - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card $509.00 @ B&H
Case NZXT - S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case -
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.89 @ OutletPC
Monitor BenQ - ZOWIE XL2411P 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor $244.99 @ B&H
Keyboard FNATIC - Rush Pro Gaming Wired Gaming Keyboard €100.00
Mouse Corsair - M65 PRO RGB FPS Wired Optical Mouse $43.56 @ Amazon
Headphones Beyerdynamic - DT 880 Pro Headphones $198.78 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1555.08
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $1525.08
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-08 18:25 EST-0500

I already overclocked the CPU at 3.9 GHz with 1.3V and no problem of any kind. I would like to overclock the RTX 2070 aswell, but I`m not sure if the CXM 550W power supply will be enough. What do you think?

Comments Sorted by:

Enrico411 2 points 1 month ago

The psu in your build is more then enough. Even the 450W version would be enough.

cherberus submitter 1 point 1 month ago

Thank you very much.

thunder-93 1 point 1 month ago

CXM550 will be enough ... have fun overclocking!