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 126 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. m 0 l jyjjy a c 376 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? m 0 l Related resources 500w psu & MSI r9 280 3G 384-bit - Forum 500w psu & MSI r9 280 3G 384-bit - Forum Zumax 500w PSU and the 280 - Forum Will a GTX 760 work with a 500W PSU - Forum will this spec run at 500w psu? - 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 ... m 0 l jyjjy a c 376 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill a 500W PSU be OK for a 420W PC? Forum SolvedBest 500w PSU Forum SolvedIs 500W PSU Enough for my build? Forum Solved500w PSU Enough? Forum SolvedWill a 500W PSU be able to handle these components? Forum SolvedAre EVGA 500w 80+ (non-Bronze rated) PSU's good? Forum SolvedWill a 500w PSU be enough? Forum Solvedcan cooler master b500 500w psu power the gtx 760? Forum SolvedGraphics Cards that run on 500w psu Forum SolvedR9 270x with Zalman ZM500-LE 500W PSU Forum SolvedGtx 560 ti powers surges on 500w psu Forum Solved500W PSU with Radeon 78xx crossfire? Forum SolvedRadeon 6870 OC on 500w PSU Forum SolvedWill I be able to OC my i5 2500K from 3.3 to 4.0 with a 500W PSU? Forum SolvedUpgrading stock gt 630 to a gtx 760(+ is a 500W psu enough for gtx 760)? Forum 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 !