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Can i overclock my gtx 980 ti?

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Hi all, I wish to overclock my evga gtx 980 ti but im worried that my power supply may not be enough. The following is my specs list.
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Ryzen 5 2600 w Deepcool Gammaxx 400 cooler
G skill aegis 3200mhz 8gb ddr4 x 2
Asrock b450m pro4
Corsair cx550m grey
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I personally wouldn't, unless you can get away with not increasing power draw. Try +100mhz on the core for starters.
 
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I personally wouldn't, unless you can get away with not increasing power draw. Try +100mhz on the core for starters.
I manage to oc it by +100mhz core and +150mhz mem on 80% power limit. Is that safe? I also used coolermaster power calculator and my result was 411w. So factoring in oc, i should be around 500w worst case scenario right?
 

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I would do 100% power limit and keep the core and memory bumps at +100 and +150.
 
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I would do 100% power limit and keep the core and memory bumps at +100 and +150.
I dont have much knowledge in overclocking but isnt decreasing power limit will lower the temps since the gpu will draw less power?
 
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i think you would be ok with that overclock but i wouldnt bump it up any more. your psu isnt bad but if it starts hardbooting id return the gpu to stock settings.
 
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i think you would be ok with that overclock but i wouldnt bump it up any more. your psu isnt bad but if it starts hardbooting id return the gpu to stock settings.
Okay thanks. Do i need to increase my power limit to 100%? I'm really worried about the heat. It's already hitting 75C but my ambient temps is also around 30 to 34C
 
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Mouse 1 ROG Gladius 2 Corsair m65 pro
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if the cards running good as is on the power id leave it where its is, 75c is ok.
 
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