MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC

i have a 500 watt power supply. i want to get this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127575
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  1. You're going to need to upgrade your PSU, I'm afraid. What are your other system components (as well as overclocks), and do you have OC'ing in mind for the future?
  2. 1. Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor. 3.0GHz
    Memory: :OCZ Reaper HPC 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 .
    Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 500 GB 7200rpm 32MB
    Video Card: SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 5770 1 GB
    Monitor: 22" Dell
    Sound Card: Speakers (Logitech G35 Headset)
    Speakers/Headphones: Logitech G35
    Keyboard: Logitech G15
    Mouse: Razer DeathAdder 3.5G 3500dpi
    Mouse Surface: Razer Vespula dual sided control & Speed
    Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100226-1909)
    Motherboard: Asus M4A785-M ( BIOS 0906)
    Computer Case: Antec 300
    saitek x52 flight control system
    power supply pc power cooling Silencer 500 watt ultra quiet
  3. no OVER clocking done
  4. Well, your PSU has 370watts available on the 12v, so you actually won't have to upgrade.
    TechPowerUp has that model HD6950 pulling 153watts, coupled with your processor's maximum pull of 125 watts..you should be just fine. It's times like this you pat yourself on the back for getting a good PSU.

    Keep in mind, however, that your HD6950 could be pushed a bit further, as well as your processor. Should you choose to do so, I would then get a high quality 600W PSU or an average 700W one.
  5. Ok Thanks for your help. No over clocking in the future
  6. if i wanted to upgrade psu what would you recommend :bounce:
  7. some input pls

    Don't bump your thread. :non:
  8. yes. that 650W psu's good. 12v rail has more than enough amperage to run 5770s in CF. you should be able to run most if not all games for the foreseeable future. nice mobo btw
  9. thanks
  10. ok every thing is all put together and running smooth.
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