Power supply Tags: Power Supplies Graphics Cards Components Last response: May 3, 2010 5:33 PM in Components Share blade_the_first May 1, 2010 7:52:35 AM Hello Guys, I currently have an Intel E8400 running on a gigabyte EP45C DS3R with 4 GB of DDR2-800 ram ,two harddisks , 7600GT and an Antec Earthwatts 500. I plan to upgrade the graphics card to an MSI Hawk 5770 1GB card. My question is whether the PSU is sufficient to run this graphics card in my system? Thanks in advance.. More about : power supply Lmeow a b ) Power supply a b U Graphics card May 1, 2010 8:19:16 AM It should be, the HD 5770 is relatively efficient. The HD 5770 only consumed less than 400W of power in a Core i7 975 3.33GHz system. and the E8400 uses a lot less energy. m 0 l ksampanna a b ) Power supply May 1, 2010 8:38:38 AM No worries, it is enough m 0 l Related resources Can this power supply power a Gtx 560 ti? - Forum is it possible for this power supply to run my system?? - Forum power supply help - Forum Power Supply Hookups - Forum Suggested upgrades for my pc, Video Card, Power Supply, Etc - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shubham1401 a b ) Power supply a b U Graphics card May 1, 2010 12:58:18 PM It is more than enough. You can run a 5770 even with a good quality 400W PSU And you have a good quality 500W PSU!! m 0 l Henry Chinaski a b ) Power supply a b U Graphics card May 1, 2010 1:07:37 PM Yes, It's more than enough. m 0 l JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply a b U Graphics card May 3, 2010 1:51:06 AM The Antec Earthwatts 500 power supply is one of the psu's that is often recommended at this forum. You should not have any problems powering a system equipped with one ATI radeon HD 5770 video card. Here are the ATI recommended power supply requirements for the ATI Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 video cards: 450 Watt or greater power supply with one 75 watt, 6-pin PCI Express® power connector recommended 600 Watt or greater power supply with two 75 watt, 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode. The recommendations are for an entire pc system.. m 0 l blade_the_first May 3, 2010 5:33:08 PM Thanks Guys , So the MSI Hawk it is then.. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwill this power supply be enough?? Forum SolvedLost my Molex cord for my power supply Forum SolvedWould This Power Supply Be Compatible With This Graphics Card? Forum SolvedSuspicious power supply in this PC? Need second opinion please! Forum SolvedIs this power supply sufficient enough? Forum SolvedWhite sleeved power supply cable extensions. Forum SolvedHow do you verify a power supply is working correctly Forum SolvedSapphire R9 280X Toxic Power supply problem Forum SolvedBest 650W Power Supply Under 100 Dollars Forum Solvedneed new 550W power supply Forum SolvedWill this power supply work with my build? Forum Solvedneed help pick a power supply Forum SolvedDo I get a 1300 watt power supply or Do I get a 650 watt power supply? Forum SolvedIs my power supply enough to power my pc ? Forum SolvedPower Supply for my Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !