Best power supply for 50-60 $ to overclock my fx 8320

My cx600 doesn't let me overclock very well looking for a new power supply in the 60 $ range
R9380x (gigabyte variant)
12 gb of 1600 ram
Corsair cx 600
1tb western digital hdd
Asus m5a97 r.2 motherboard
Thanks for the help I appreciate it!
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  1. Seasonic SII12 620 Watt. Before you spend the money, be aware that your motherboard is not good for overclocking, so you might not get very far.
  2. Do you think I can at least get a 4.7 ghz overclock?
  3. john2127 said:
    Do you think I can at least get a 4.7 ghz overclock?

    Honestly, no.
  4. Best answer
    4.7 would be a stretch on that mobo. The r2 isn't bad, at least it's not the LE, so heatsinks aren't an issue on the VRM's. Much depends on of you can get decent airflow on the board. If you have liquid cooling, you will need a fan mounted to the back of your hdd/optical cage for sure. Downdraft coolers like the Noctua NH-C12/14 would be best. Also depends on the voltages needed for that stepping of the cpu. To see 4.7 you'll need to have really good lower voltages. Some cpus need higher voltages to remain stable, so you'll be looking at 4.5 or lower in that case.

    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($60.99 @ SuperBiiz)
  5. Thanks guys! what mother board would you recommend for reaching a 4.7?
  6. I have a cyorg h7 and I get 40-50 Celsius under 100% load at 4.4ghz
  7. MSI 970 Gaming, Asus Sabertooth 990FX R.2, Gigabyte GA-99FXA-UD3/5, Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z, ASRock Fatal1ty Pro etc.Pretty much most of the decent 990FX, 990x boards will be good, the MSI 970 Gaming being the only 970 chipset board I have any faith in really.

    The H7 is a great budget cooler, easily handle 4.4GHz. with the increase with wattage with every Megahertz though, 4.7 is a slightly different beast. I'd not be surprised to see that 40-50 become 70.
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