Recommended PSU for AMD HD 6870 Tags: Power Supplies Configuration Intel Components Product Last response: January 4, 2012 8:23 PM in Components Share manojrobinson January 4, 2012 5:06:46 PM Hi Guys, My config is: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4 Q6600 4 GB DDR2 RAM Intel DG33FB Motherboard 500 GB SATA HDD 450W PSU I am planning to add a AMD Radeon HD 6870 or 6850 to this config. I want to know if these cards would be compatible with my Mobo AND will my current PSU be able to handle the graphics card? Thanks in advance for the guidance mates!! More about : recommended psu amd 6870 COLGeek a b ) Power supply a b å Intel January 4, 2012 5:28:49 PM Budget? Preferred site for ordering? m 0 l sosofm a b ) Power supply January 4, 2012 5:29:55 PM Normally that psu will be good for 6850. Ill recomend to change it. This will be good : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources Recommended PSU for AMD HD 6770 - Forum AMD FX-6300 + HD 7770 what is recommended psu - Forum Will I Need to Upgrade from 255W PSU If I Use an AMD Radeon HD 6870? - Forum Recommended ram for my HD 6870 and i5 760 build... - Forum Help with my PSU and HD 6870 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer manojrobinson January 4, 2012 5:34:11 PM thanks for ur time folks...well if a 450w psu would suffice then i dont intend to change it..if its mandatory for me to upgrade then i would be able to shell out max 75$ for the PSU... m 0 l COLGeek a b ) Power supply a b å Intel January 4, 2012 5:37:48 PM This is a better option. Seasonic makes great stuff. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... What make and model of PSU are you using? Not all are created equally. m 0 l ko888 a c 1194 ) Power supply a b å Intel January 4, 2012 8:23:52 PM What is the combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of your 450 Watt power supply unit? If it's 30 Amps or greater it should be able to handle the addition of a Radeon HD 6870 or Radeon HD 6850. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAMD AMD Phenom 9500 Agena 2.2GHz Quad core with Radeon HD 6870 that's overheating. Forum SolvedHD6870 on a 450w PSU Forum SolvedMinimun PSU for 2 Way Radeon HD 6870 Crossfire Forum SolvedSLI 9800GT Better than HD 6870 and Will the PSU work With the GT's Forum SolvedRecommended PSU for MSI MPowerMax and HD7850 Forum SolvedRAM recommended with AMD Radeon HD 7770 1gb Forum SolvedIs this PSU enough for a HD6870? Forum SolvedAMD Radeon HD 6870 + AMD 13.6 Drivers= Games crashing Forum SolvedCan this PSU support a Radeon HD 6870? Forum SolvedAMD Radeon HD6870 Dual monitors. HELP!! Forum XFX Amd Radeon HD 6870 Forum hd7770 recommended psu Forum [WTS UK] REDUCED!! BRAND NEW PC with windows 8.1 + Optional Radeon HD6870 GPU and psu £250 Forum SolvedHD 6870 AND Phenom II X4 with 430W PSU in September $500 gaming build? Forum SolvedPSU for Radeon HD 6870. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !