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Old 11-21-10, 03:13 AM   #21
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Default Re: GTX260 Overclock

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Originally Posted by Drolfrawd View Post
I have got it.
My power supply is too weak.

It is just an Artic 550watt

I removed one stick of ram
unplugged case lights
unplugged dvd writer

and hay presto got it running 700mhz core clock.

So my power supply is holding it back.

Will need to wait a while to get a better one.

Comments welcome.
Just noticed this part, lol.

I'm using a Corsair HX750W with 2 EVGA GTX260's in SLI and it barely breaks a sweat even with my overclock on the CPU. There not cheap, It's $149 at newegg:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139010

the HX620W also has great reviews on the net, $119 at newegg:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139012

Both have a 7 year warranty (manufactured by Seasonic) and are modular. I have used these in more than a few builds for friends also and no problems have ever surfaced. Like I said though, they're not a cheap solution, just a good one.

Corsair also has the new VX series, non modular, 5 yr warranty(manufactured by CTW), 80+ efficiiency rating and out of stock, lol. Looks like they only go to 550W anyway, I just did a build for a friend using one of these and they are pretty solid, it was $89 at the time.

Hope that helps.

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