Hd4850x2 on a 500w PSU Tags: Graphics Cards Silverstone Graphics Last response: August 8, 2010 7:38 PM in Graphics & Displays Share slick3 August 8, 2010 5:04:23 PM Hey guyz, i wanna pick a HD4850x2 from a friend who is selling it relatively cheap. I was wondering if the Silverstone Strider 500w with +12V rail with 34A could handle it ... What do you think, i'm no expert when it comes to PSU ... Cheers More about : hd4850x2 500w psu Rustyy117 a c 124 U Graphics card August 8, 2010 5:32:44 PM Ati recommends a PSU with 650W or greater, so no I don't think your PSU would be good enough. jyjjy a c 377 U Graphics card August 8, 2010 5:51:14 PM Silverstone is actually a good brand but 34a just isn't enough for that card. How much is he selling it for? Related resources Will my 500 VA Microlab UPS will be able to bear 500w thermaltake psu - Forum Sapphire ATI HD4850x2 - Forum HD4850x2 problem - Forum SLI / CrossFire FAQs - Forum Good PSU 500w + - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer slick3 August 8, 2010 7:09:44 PM jyjjy said:Silverstone is actually a good brand but 34a just isn't enough for that card. How much is he selling it for? $100 ... It's also the sapphire edtion and here: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... it says it consumes180w under loaded power ... jyjjy a c 377 U Graphics card August 8, 2010 7:38:52 PM $100 is a good deal but trying to use it on that PSU is not a good idea. Even if it starts up you will be pushing it to the limit which is always a bad idea as it will shorten the life span of the unit and cause general instability. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill a Antec 500w psu support an i5 3570K and a gtx 660ti? ForumHelp choosing a new 500W PSU Forum500W psu enough? ForumHD 7770 & 500w silverstone PSU would recommend? ForumPSU 500W for GTX 460 (what is 12v line and amps needed?)? ForumIs a 500W PSU Enough? ForumSLI ON A 500W PSU ForumWill a 500w PSU support a hd 7770 ghz edition ForumIs a FSP Aurum 500W +80 gold psu able or enough to run this? Forum500W PSU for 30-40$? Forum500W PSU for Sapphire HD7950 ForumIs it possible a 7850 crossfire on a 500w psu ? ForumXFX Radeon HD 7770 Core Edition on a 500W 12V 20A PSU ForumPsu 500w enough ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 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 !