Solved HD 6870 12v power Tags: Power Supplies HD Components Product Last response: May 31, 2012 7:37 PM in Components Share zackn06 May 30, 2012 11:27:57 PM Hey everyone, I'm wondering if my PSU will be sufficient for my build and specifically, my Radeon HD 6870. I've checked Here, http://forum-en.msi.com/faq/article/printer/power-requi... and it says 28amps and 500w My current power supply is an Enermax EG465P-VE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The 12v rail is rated at 33amps with total output at 460w I'll be running i5 3750k 8gb ram ASRock z77 Pro4 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 7200 500gb hdd Dvd/rw drive Will my PSU be sufficient or should i look into a new one? More about : 6870 12v power rolli59 a c 716 ) Power supply May 30, 2012 11:32:37 PM It will handle it people are running that card on Antec EA380 and Corsair CX430! The only thing to worry about possible is the age of the PSU and that it has passive pfc (little voltage switch). m 0 l Rugger a c 158 ) Power supply May 31, 2012 12:52:10 PM +1 with Rolli59 m 0 l Related resources Can I run XFX Radeon HD 6870 graphics card with a Corsair VS450 Power supply? - Forum HD 6870, Enough Power?! :[ - Forum 460 Watt delta power supply for Radeon HD 6870 - Forum How much power i need to run radeon hd 6870 crossfire? - Forum Buying a HD 6870, power supply questions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution clutchc a c 157 ) Power supply May 31, 2012 3:38:19 PM By my calculations, the HD 6870 should only draw around 13A at +12V. (155W at max/+12V= 12.9A) That still leaves 20A on the +12V rail for other components. So, you will be quite safe. Share zackn06 May 31, 2012 7:37:12 PM Best answer selected by zackn06. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will my 450w psu power my hd 6870? Forum Radeon HD 6870 XFX power requirement Forum Radeon HD 6850/6870 Power and Monitor Help Forum Power Supply and Radeon HD 6870 Forum Power supply for XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB? Forum HD 6870 power supply Forum Solved12v Rail on power supply failing Forum Will this power supply be okay for the XFX Radeon HD 6870 Forum Can this PSU power a HD 6870? Forum Does this PSU have enough power to run HD 6870 Crossfire? Forum HD 6870 with CM elite power 460w? Forum SolvedPowering hd 6870 Forum Cooler Master Extreme Power+ 500W for a HD 6870? Forum XFX Radeon HD 6870, power supply question Forum Power Color HD 6870 X2 2gb VS GTX 570 SC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !