Closed Can my psu handle hd5850 Tags: Power Supplies HD Components Last response: December 13, 2010 8:47 PM in Components Share xkresnax August 20, 2010 3:05:32 PM i had a 430 watt psu on my system, my psu brand is ecs .. it can handle hd 4850 very well even i oc this gpu to 750/2000 mhz clock, so can my psu handle hd 5850 ? intel e2200 oc 2.6 mb 945 gcms hd4850 2 hdd 160 gb and 500 gb 2 gb ram More about : psu handle hd5850 Timop a b ) Power supply August 20, 2010 3:17:02 PM If i handles a 4850 fine, it can handle a 5850 fine as they have pretty close power draws. Score 0 hell_storm2004 a b ) Power supply August 20, 2010 3:24:06 PM I think it would. The HD5xxx series are very power efficient cards! Score 0 Related resources Cann a cosair cx500 handle a hd5850? - Forum 450W Psu to run a HD5850 - Forum CFX HD5850 with 600W PSU - Forum can my psu handle my rig? - Forum Can this PSU handle these ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution ares1214 a b ) Power supply August 20, 2010 3:28:10 PM http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/177?vs=164 the 5850 takes about 10 less watts at idle, and 40 more at load. You can put your info into this: http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp When i put in your basic info, i got about 400-430, so it might be close. Share JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply August 20, 2010 4:01:25 PM Here are the official power requirements for the ATI Radeon HD 5850 video card. ATI Radeon™ HD5850 System Requirements: PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard 500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® power connectors. 600 Watt or greater power supply with four 75 watt, 6-pin, PCI Express® power connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode. Score 0 ares1214 a b ) Power supply August 20, 2010 4:17:20 PM Yeah, id guess 500 watts to run it with a degree of safety. Although it wouldnt surprise me if some sub 500 watt corsairs could run it. It has a lot to do with the amps. Score 0 xkresnax August 21, 2010 6:05:34 AM Best answer selected by xkresnax. Score 0 Mousemonkey a b ) Power supply December 13, 2010 8:47:33 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan this psu handle this pc Forum SolvedAdding Extra GPU, Will my PSU handle it? Forum SolvedCan my psu handle it? Forum SolvedCan my psu handle this configuration? Forum Solvedis my psu can handle when i overclock my gpu? Forum SolvedWhich is the best possible VGA my PSU can handle? Forum SolvedCan My 300 Watt PSU Handle It Forum SolvedCan my 300W PSU handle Radeon HD 6670? Forum SolvedCan my PSU handle it? Forum SolvedWill my PSU be able to handle the HIS R9 280X iPower IceQ X² Turbo Forum SolvedWill my old PSU be able to handle my new rig? Forum SolvedJust got a new graphics card but im not sure if my psu could handle it Forum SolvedCan this PSU handle GTX 750 Ti and the rest of my rig Forum Solvedwill the Thermaltake Smart SE 730w PSU handle r9 280x crossfire ! Forum SolvedCan the PSU handle my build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !