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 will the Thermaltake Smart SE 730w PSU handle r9 280x crossfire ! - Forum Can the PSU handle my build? - 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 SolvedIs my PSU able to handle my GPU,I have a Enermax Triathlor 650w and a Gigabyte Radeon r290 Forum SolvedCan my psu handle HD 7750 1gb gddr5? Forum SolvedOrderd a GTX 770 dont know if my PSU can handle it. Forum SolvedBest Graphic card that a 230w psu can Handle? Forum Solvedwill this psu handle hd5770 and other mid range cards? Forum SolvedCan my psu handle this graphics card? Forum SolvedWill my PSU be able to handle a nVidia GeForce 750 Ti Forum Solved620w PSU, can it handle 770, 280x, 290? Forum SolvedWill my psu handle this gpu Forum Solveddose 700w psu power will handle gtx780ti? Forum SolvedWill my psu handle this card? Forum SolvedWill a 500w PSU be able to handle this?? Forum SolvedCan my PSU handle HD 7770 Forum SolvedA 5670 in my cheap psu help will it handle Forum SolvedWill a 250w psu handle a GT610 Gainward 2647 1gb edition? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !