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PSU for HD 4870

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March 27, 2010 9:58:41 AM

hiii everyone :
how mush watts do the HD 4870 need ???
if you can give me how mush AMPs in the 12V rails ... so i can decide !!

thanx

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March 27, 2010 9:12:40 PM

is this one ok ???
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (i know it's not available online right now)
there is another one from fsp that have two 12V rails : one with 16 and the other with 18 A
is any of those ok for my PC :
HD 4870
AMD phenom II X4 965 BE
GIGABYTE GA-790XT-USB3 AM3 AMD 790X USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
March 27, 2010 10:03:51 PM

i can't buy it here ( i'm outside USA) so can these two that i mention before be any good
March 27, 2010 10:23:17 PM

The Thermaltake you linked to has passive PFC (little red voltage switch). If the FSP has active PFC (no voltage switch) it would be better. Both should be powerful enough to run your card
March 28, 2010 9:48:22 AM

I'm running my HD4870 and Core2Duo E8400 with a 485watts PSU. and I never had any problems.
March 28, 2010 1:39:10 PM

550 minimum
March 28, 2010 1:42:23 PM

atomicprince11 said:
I'm running my HD4870 and Core2Duo E8400 with a 485watts PSU. and I never had any problems.


i think ur killing ur graph card man, cause minimum is 550W
March 28, 2010 2:44:18 PM

thanx all for helping me :) 
March 28, 2010 2:49:09 PM

I'm using for about 8 month's and no problems has occuered until now.
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