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... 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MichaelLabib July 5, 2010 2:15:10 PM Thanks guys, So my card is safe? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew Sapphire HD 5830 and BSOD sadly ForumNeed advice: 2 x Sapphire HD 5830 in Crossfire on Corsair 650W TX Seri ForumIs Sapphire 5830 1GB DDR5 better than Gigabyte 4850 512 DDR3? ForumSapphire 5830 ForumHd 5830 Sapphire /HIS crossfire ForumSapphire 5830 , 5850, or TOXIC 5850 ForumATI 5830 / Sapphire / Drivers / CCC Forum5830 Lagging in particular games? Data not shown up correctly. Forum5830 or a 6870.. Forum6770 vs 5830 ForumHD 5830 not working with P5N-E SLI Forum5830 vs GTX 460! Forum5770 vs 5830 /manufacture questions ForumRadeon 5830 underpowered and no display - burnt out? ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum890GX Hybrid Crossfire X with Sapphire HD5450 ForumNeed help on choosing a graphics card! ForumNeed help with graphics card ForumIs this PSU enough for this card? ForumPower cable for installing a new Radeon hd 5830 and More resources 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 !