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Will XFX Radeon HD 5830 work on my 500 Watt power supply?

I'm not too keen on computer hardware and I had been considering buying a new graphics card. I was really interested in the XFX Radeon HD 5830 and was wondering if it would work on my pc. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

My Specs:
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33 GHz
DDR2 4 GB RAM
500 Watt Power Supply

The card I'm looking at buying:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6488509&CatId=3669

My power supply:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817154026

My Motherboard (not sure if this is relevant):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130217&cm_re=MSI_g31m3-_-13-130-217-_-Product
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    Spend a little more money and get a decent power supply in my opinion, that is the one and only part in your computer you should spend a little extra cash on. However, yes 500w would be enough for a 5830.

    Like this.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371035

    Also, if you do not mind rebates, this card is only ten dollars more and is quite a nice bit better.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127548&cm_re=6850-_-14-127-548-_-Product
  2. Thanks for the reply, I really appreciate it. I looked at that graphics card you suggested, would that for sure work with the power supply I have? If so, I'll definitely purchase it.
  3. Yes what he suggested will work and it will last much much longer than the off brand you were looking at.
  4. It would work with the powersupply I suggested. I have no idea if it will work on your generic one. Kind of taking a shot in the dark there. You have enough watts and amps to run it, but the quality of that PSU is unkown and anything can happen.
  5. Thanks a ton! If I have any problem with the card I'll take a look at that power supply you mentioned.
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  7. If you want an objective review of your power supply jonnyGURU.com has one:

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=65
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