Do I need a new PSU for Sapphire 5830 Tags: Graphics Cards Sapphire Gigabyte Graphics Product Last response: July 5, 2010 2:15 PM in Graphics & Displays Share MichaelLabib July 5, 2010 1:51:23 PM Hello, I have just got a new Graphics Card few days ago, Sapphire 5830 1 GB, and my PC is 8 GB RAM, MB Gigabyte P43, OC E8400 running at 3.77 Ghz and 2 WD Blue HD. My power supply i Gigabyte 450 Watt, Do I need a new PSU? I don't want do any damage to my card with using "below the minimum PSU" is that true?? I don't want burn my card Thanks, Michael More about : psu sapphire 5830 unknown_13 a b U Graphics card July 5, 2010 2:06:07 PM Yes, i think u'll need a new PSU. Here: Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OR COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power RS550-PCARE3-US 550W: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l rofl_my_waffle a b U Graphics card July 5, 2010 2:09:28 PM I doubt your system will even exceed 350W with that E8400 even after the overclock. To give you a point of reference, my system runs around 450W and that is overclocked i7 + overclocked 5970. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MichaelLabib July 5, 2010 2:15:10 PM Thanks guys, So my card is safe? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !