[SOLVED] 650 watt power Supply

Aug 15, 2019
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hi, I have a 650w Corsair CX power supply and want To overclock my i5-8600k to 5ghz or close to that. I am also using a 1080ti ftw3 in my system, will the power supply be able to support this?
 

Barty1884

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Should be fine, yes.

A 1080TI, overclocked to the max possible can draw a peak of ~350W. Typically though, it's going to be drawing <300W.
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/msi-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-gaming-x-11g,5036-4.html
https://www.tomshardware.co.uk/asus-rog-strix-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-oc,review-34051-4.html

An overclocked 8600K @ 1.4V, under a strict torture loop is going to draw ~150W, and typically <100W.
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-coffee-lake-core-i5-8600k-cpu,5264-11.html


As for your 5GHz OC... it's going to depend on the board, and your cooling.
Most 8600K's, IIRC can hit 5GHz at ~1.4V. That may need to be delidded to keep temps in check.
 

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