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Enough power for a Sapphire Radeon 7770?

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March 20, 2013 12:46:47 PM

Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu
a b ) Power supply
March 20, 2013 12:50:23 PM

Your Corsair CX-500w will be more than enough for your 7770. No worries at all. Enjoy your new PSU and be mindful of static during installation (periodically touch the metal of the case to ground any charge you may be carrying). Enjoy!
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March 20, 2013 12:50:41 PM

SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu

not even close you even say it is a crap psu better get an cheap corsair cs 430 watt psu to power the 7770 its cheap and pretty good but you will beter get some good branded 500 watt psu
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a b ) Power supply
March 20, 2013 12:56:34 PM

SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu


Your system will be pulling roughly 250-280 watts

More than enough I would say heres a online calculator for rough idea : http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp

With that PSU and your system you can power a GTX660 HD7870

Since you orderd keep it good if you upgrade GFX in future.

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March 20, 2013 1:10:16 PM

imomun said:
SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu


Your system will be pulling roughly 250-280 watts

More than enough I would say heres a online calculator for rough idea : http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp

With that PSU and your system you can power a GTX660 HD7870

Since you orderd keep it good if you upgrade GFX in future.



crap psu (no brandeds) never give you the ammount off power they say they will give you so he better gets like an cheap corsair cx 430 watt psu this one will hardly give him 250 watts max
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March 20, 2013 1:23:49 PM

jaslion said:
SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu

not even close you even say it is a crap psu better get an cheap corsair cs 430 watt psu to power the 7770 its cheap and pretty good but you will beter get some good branded 500 watt psu


Said I have a Corsair CX-500watt power supply being shipped. The 300watt power supply was in my computer when I bought it.
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March 21, 2013 9:02:31 AM

SoaReaper said:
jaslion said:
SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu

not even close you even say it is a crap psu better get an cheap corsair cs 430 watt psu to power the 7770 its cheap and pretty good but you will beter get some good branded 500 watt psu


Said I have a Corsair CX-500watt power supply being shipped. The 300watt power supply was in my computer when I bought it.


sorry i need to have misread that sorry
you will be good to go without a problem
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March 21, 2013 12:31:20 PM

jaslion said:
SoaReaper said:
jaslion said:
SoaReaper said:
Hi, I have already ordered a Corsair CX-500watt modular power supply, and am wondering if that will be enough power to run an Sapphire hd 7770 overclocked edition. Was hoping to cancel order because it was on backorder, but went to the site today and it has already been shipped out. Am worried that ill need 600watts or more for this graphics card. Any help would be great thanks.

Specs are
Intel core i5-650 processor
Ati radeon hd 5570
6gb ram
300watt (crap) psu

not even close you even say it is a crap psu better get an cheap corsair cs 430 watt psu to power the 7770 its cheap and pretty good but you will beter get some good branded 500 watt psu


Said I have a Corsair CX-500watt power supply being shipped. The 300watt power supply was in my computer when I bought it.


sorry i need to have misread that sorry
you will be good to go without a problem


All good :) 
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