Solved Do i need a new PSU? Tags: Power Supplies Graphics Cards CPUs WINDFORCE Radeon Last response: June 24, 2014 1:45 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Shumbori June 24, 2014 1:38:42 PM My current PSU outputs 430watts My Gpu consumes 18watts I have a FX-6300 CPU I am planning on buying a GIGABYTE WINDFORCE R9 280X Will I need a new PSU. If so tell me how much watts it will need to output More about : psu Reply to Shumbori Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a c 1980 ) Power supply a c 755 U Graphics card a c 835 à CPUs June 24, 2014 1:45:43 PM Yes you do , your are lacking the power and the amps. A Radeon R9-280X needs 30 amps on the 12v rail and a 550 watt power supply with the proper PCIE power connections. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg) Total: $25.99 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Reply to SR-71 Blackbird Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedDo I need a new PSU? Forum SolvedNeed to buy a PSU for my new PC but how much Watts to buy 500/600/700 W Forum SolvedNeed help on choosing a new PSU Forum SolvedNew Processor? need opinion on new psu. Forum Solvedi want to buy a new gpu and need to know i need a new psu? Forum Solvedi want ot buy a new gpu and need to know about my psu Forum SolvedDo i need a new PSU? Forum SolvedIm buying new procesor, i need suggest for psu Forum SolvedWhat PSU would i need in my new build? Forum SolvedNeed a good psu for my new build Forum SolvedHELP! building a new pc need help with wiring Corsair cx600w psu and all my components Forum SolvedDo I Need a new PSU Forum SolvedNeed a new PSU :/ (i think) Forum SolvedDo I really need a 400watt psu for my new graphics card? Forum Solveddo i need a new psu Forum SolvedDo I need new PSU Forum SolvedNeed New Quiet 750W PSU Forum SolvedBuilding a new rig, need help making sure everything is fine and choosing the correct PSU Forum SolvedI need a new PSU Forum SolvedGPU power consumption (Do I need a new PSU?) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !