PSU with 3850 Tags: Graphics Cards Computer Graphics Product Last response: February 18, 2009 12:09 AM in Graphics & Displays Share TheKidd February 17, 2009 8:10:11 PM hi guys im planning on purchasing a hd 3850 agp video card for my older computer. i also have to upgrade my PSU due to it having 300w and the recommended amout is 450w. im plannin g on getting this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... the psu has 1x6 pin pcie cord but the card requires a 8 pin pcie. im stumped as to where everthing is going. if someone could explain i would very much appreciate it. thanks More about : psu 3850 theAnimal February 17, 2009 10:44:21 PM Get a good quality PSU. Antec Earthwatts, Corsair or Seasonic. You'll need to use an adapter if the PSU does not have an 8pin connector. TheKidd February 18, 2009 12:03:58 AM i can see that they are better quality but i dont have that kinda muney. is there anything thats still good but cheap? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TheKidd February 18, 2009 12:09:02 AM and i have no idea what adapter im looking for if somebody could help here as well? thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HD 3850 on 420w PSU Forum Radeon hd 3850 work with psu 450W with 10amps on 12v+ rail? Forum Will a Radeon 3850 work with a 230 watt PSU ? Forum PSU Wattage for ATI HD 3850 graphics card? Anyone? Forum PSU Wattage For ATI HD 3850 512mb Forum FS: E6750, PCP&C 610w PSU , ATI 3850 , 4GB Ram Forum Hd 3850 ( psu connection) Forum Is my PSU powerful enough for a Radeon HD 3850 ?? Forum Is my PSU powerful enough for a Radeon HD 3850 ?? Forum PSU and a hd 3850 ? Forum HD 3850 and PSU Forum 3850 upgrade...new PSU needed! Forum HD 3850 and 300" OEM PSU ??!! Forum Dell 305W PSU enough for my ATI HD 3850 ? Forum AMD A8 3850 + GTX 660 ti a good combo? Forum His IceQ HD4670 AGP vs. Sapphire HD 3850 AGP Forum How much would an add in discrete GPU help? A8- 3850 question Forum Asus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix 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 !