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500w PSU running 4850!?!?!?! NEED HELP ASAP!

I really need to know if I am safe Running an ATI 4850, on a 500watt PSU! :??: :??: :??:

Here is the card and PSU:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371035&cm_re=antec_earthwatts-_-17-371-035-_-Product

And

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150482

Am I safe because I already ordered this PSU, if not any recommendations on a differnt GPU?

Thanks

D54th :sol:

Also Iam running an Athlon x4 640 would i be bottlenecking this card vise versa.

Not planing on Oc'ing btw

My PC:

Athlon x4 640 3.0

4Gb ddr3 1600 (planning on 8 GB)

1TB HD

Regular CD/DVD writer

ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3

GPU: IDK
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  1. You're fine. You have 22A available on 2 12V rails. That's enough power for your setup.

    You won't have a bottleneck with the CPU or GPU.
  2. anymore suggestions?
  3. D54thtoll said:
    anymore suggestions?

    You have many GPU options. You could go for a 5770 or 6850? Depends on what you'd like to spend. That power supply is a good foundation for a single gpu system. Some would argue you could run 2 gpus, but I'm a little conservative when it comes to my power (but not a conservationist).
  4. ct1615 said:
    people in the USA can't see newegg.ca links. find it on newegg.com and link it

    I could? I'm not in Canada.
  5. ct1615 said:
    people in the USA can't see newegg.ca links. find it on newegg.com and link it


    LOL now that's funny.

    Why would someone in the USA not be able to see a .ca link??
  6. If I do get a 4850, will it leave any room for upgrade in the future Blu-ray drive, 8gb RAM etc.?
  7. D54thtoll said:
    If I do get a 4850, will it leave any room for upgrade in the future Blu-ray drive, 8gb RAM etc.?

    Sure. If it's power you're concerned with, you'll be fine with each of those upgrades. If you can swing it, though, I'd go for a Radeon 5770. You'll get almost double the performance for only an additional $20-30:

    http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-5770-review-test/16
  8. ct1615 said:
    don't know, ask newegg why they do it. its been reported several times in this forum though.

    I am in the U.S. right now and can see the .ca site no problem?
  9. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127476

    Hows this Reviews are not too great. I wanted the best GPU 100 under but I guess 20 bucks won't hurt :)
  10. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161334

    Think this card could handle BFBC2 Black ops etc. on max on a 23 inch monitor at 1080p?
  11. D54thtoll said:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127476

    Hows this Reviews are not too great. I wanted the best GPU 100 under but I guess 20 bucks won't hurt :)

    That MSI card will work out just fine for you. Just note... the 5770 is a well-performing card, but it's not the best out there. On the other hand, it is definitely better than the 4850 and 100% worth the extra $20.
  12. And that 500watt PSU can power this beast? Still alittle optimistic would you consider this a quality PSU?
  13. Best answer
    For sure. You have 2 22A 12V rails. Each rail will support 264Watts. My GTX 580s each use this much power at max load. If you were going with a GTX 580, I'd tell you to get something more for sure because you would regularly hit the limit.

    Your 5770 will require around 8-10A from one of the rails at full load:

    http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-5770-review-test/11

    The system in the review shows a dual-5770 system running crossfire at 423Watts. Now I wouldn't advise you to get two 5770s unless you got a 650W or above (again my conservative side stepping in), but with that supply and a single 5770 you'll be fine.

    You're working with an 80-plus rated PSU that is made to support moderate loads on its 12V rails. It is from a good reputable manufacturer.
  14. Best answer selected by D54thToll.
  15. So iam good to go with the 5770 with upgrade room correct??
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