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HD 4830 power supply help needed

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December 4, 2008 3:03:00 AM

Hoping for help on this.

I just purchased a Power color HD4830. I have a Asus P5k-VM and hoping to add this card to a Micro ATX mid tower.

I need to upgrade my PSU since it wont power up (no name 300w supply).

I have heard good things about Seasonic SS-350SFE but wondering if its been field testing with this (its a whole 100W below the suggested Wattage).

My main limitation is I can't find SFF or mATX PSU with high enough power.

My only other alternative is to find a larger case with I'd prefer not too.

thanks!

-David
a b U Graphics card
December 4, 2008 5:51:01 AM

Its showing 18 amps on the 12 volt rails, which is enough, but what cpu, and how many HDDs, DVD drives etc? For a total power amount for your system?
a c 143 U Graphics card
a b ) Power supply
December 4, 2008 6:51:27 AM

You'd better monitor the temps with that setup. If the video card overheats it won't work.
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December 4, 2008 4:24:09 PM

Hi ,

Thanks everyone for advice. In terms of monitoring the temp what programs should I use?

The cpu I have is : intel core 2 duo E6550
components
1 Sata internal DVD drive
1 PCI auzentech card
a c 143 U Graphics card
a b ) Power supply
December 4, 2008 7:37:33 PM

Catalyst Control Center will show you the temperatures.
December 5, 2008 8:54:59 PM

thanks everyone, I've decided pick one up at Newegg. I'll let you know if it works out.
December 20, 2008 1:44:40 AM

I set up the psu works fine without the hd4830, however when i plug in the molex 6pin (two 4 pins going back to psu with adapter) the system won't even start up. Is there a compatiablity issue with the asus p5k-vm motherboard?
a c 271 U Graphics card
a b ) Power supply
October 2, 2011 8:15:00 PM

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