4870 PSU question Tags: Radeon Sapphire Graphics Last response: April 12, 2009 8:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share ryceratops April 12, 2009 8:02:30 PM So I just bought a Sapphire 4870 1gb my specs currently are an AMD 6000+, 4 gigs DDR1066, and a 9800GT. Do you think my hec 585 PSU would be enough when i switch video cards or is it a problem waiting to happen? ty More about : 4870 psu question Axeon April 12, 2009 8:04:37 PM It looks like it has 39W on the 12V rails combined, it'll run. BUt you'd might consider a Corsair PSU. ryceratops April 12, 2009 8:07:58 PM ah thank you Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx April 12, 2009 8:11:27 PM ^^^^ I think he meant 39A (amps). If what he states is true, then it should work since a stock speed HD 4870 consumes about 135w or 11.3A under load. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 4870 1GB CF/PSU Question Forum 4870 PSU question Forum PSU question with 4870x2 and GTX 280 Forum 4870 black edition PSU question Forum AMD radeon HD4870 PSU question!? Forum PSU Question for 4870CF Forum SolvedPSU not enough for HD 4870? Forum SolvedRadeon HD 4870 w/ 430W PSU Forum SolvedPSU Advice for 4870 Forum Solvedhd4870 and hd6990 question Forum SolvedPSU Question For Dual MSI Radeon R9 270 Forum SolvedQuestion about gpu temp (r7 240 2gb) and PSU Forum SolvedQuick question about PSU fan placement. Forum SolvedSeasonic X series PSU Question Forum SolvedWill this PSU run this AMD HD 4870? Forum SolvedQuestion on Using existing PSU and Tower with New Compent Upgrades - Thermaltake 600W TR2 - Nemesis MId ATX Tower Forum Solvedtitan psu question Forum SolvedPSU/motherboard compatibility question Forum SolvedPSU Question and bottlenecking question Forum SolvedRadeon 4870x2 question 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 !