Closed Does the XFX 6850 Black Edition consume less power than the 5830 Tags: Graphics Cards Hewlett Packard Power Graphics Last response: July 11, 2011 11:12 AM in Graphics & Displays Share BilalAthar July 9, 2011 8:12:03 AM My rig is: i3 530 2.9ghz dh55tc motherboard 4gb ram Acer x193 hq 1366x768 lcd HP dvd 1260 400w psu (going to buy a 500 or 600 one along the card) More about : xfx 6850 black edition consume power 5830 Best solution jaguarskx a c 353 U Graphics card July 9, 2011 9:15:05 AM Yep. http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/radeo... geekapproved a b U Graphics card July 9, 2011 7:30:46 PM If your 400w psu is a quality unit, you won't need a new power supply. A 6850 is not really a upgrade from a 5830 though. Related resources XFX 6790 vs XFX 6850 Black Edition - Forum 5830 or a 6870.. - Forum Ati 5830 worth buying? - Forum Upgrade XFX GTX 260 core 216 Black edition ? - Forum Crossfire xfx 5830 or xfx 5870? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer BilalAthar July 10, 2011 3:16:38 PM geekapproved said:If your 400w psu is a quality unit, you won't need a new power supply. A 6850 is not really a upgrade from a 5830 though. I dont own either of the cards yet and my psu is a generic one so I will have to buy a new one iam2thecrowe a c 169 U Graphics card July 10, 2011 9:45:48 PM what make and model of PSU do you currently have? it may be enough to run a 6850. BilalAthar July 11, 2011 10:14:31 AM Best answer selected by BilalAthar. Mousemonkey a c 264 U Graphics card July 11, 2011 11:12:09 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHD 5830 or GTX 460 ForumShould I use XFX 6850 Black Edition or HIS IceQ X Turbo 6850 in my PC? ForumXFX HD 6850 Black ED Vs HD6870 ForumBudget Overclocker - AMD's Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition ForumPSU power consumption. Forum2 x 5870 Crossfire - Need more than 650W? ForumBest Less Than $1K Build ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumDoes MSI produce good graphics cards ForumHelp with XFX radeon 6950 2 GB Forum[Solved] PSU for XFX 6850 Black Edition Forum[Solved] XFX 6790 vs XFX 6850 Black Edition ForumInstallation instructions eah 6850 direct cu ForumChoice between 6850 and 6870, XFX vs Powercolor, best option moneywise Forum[Solved] AMD RADEON 6770 Power? Good enough for games? 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 !