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 If I purchase a PNY GeForce GTX 770 4GB, do I need to upgrade my power supply? - Forum Best Power Supply 1000 watt Under 150$ - Forum Power Supply Upgrade? - Forum Power Supply Question? - Forum Need help, Power supply worries and motherboard advice. - 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 SolvedMy power supply doesn't have a PCI-E Port? Forum SolvedPower Supply for my computer? Forum SolvedPower Supply Concerns Forum Solvedquestion about reputable power supply Forum SolvedPower supply for intel i5 4440 and a gtx 750 TI Forum SolvedIs my power supply strong enough Forum SolvedPower Supply question Forum SolvedIs my power supply enough for my PC? Forum SolvedPC upgrade fail.. I need power supply & RAM advice please Forum SolvedPower supply question. Forum Solvedhow much power supply for r9 270x Forum SolvedCORSAIR CX series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply Forum SolvedGood Power Supply For SLI GTX 760? Forum SolvedAcer Power Supply Forum SolvedChoice of ups (unstoppable power supply) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !