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Is this PSU enough for gtx 460 or 5850?

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December 18, 2011 1:55:16 AM

Hello I would like to ask this PSU http://www.ebuyer.com/271798-corsair-430w-v2-cx-series-...
Is enough for gtx 460 or ati 5850.
Thanks in advance.

P.s. if not what psu would be best:) )?

More about : psu gtx 460 5850

a b U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 2:12:12 AM

It's got enough power for a basic system with either of those cards, just not enough pcie connectors, I'd buy the 500 watt version, it haas 2 pcie connectors
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a b U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 4:18:26 AM

6850 can run on a 430w quality psu,
for gtx 460 yes
hd 5850, no
a b U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 11:26:13 AM

refillable said:
I don't think so on 5850, this can http://www.ebuyer.com/278634-corsair-500w-cx-v2-psu-cmp... but 560 should run


manu 11 said:
6850 can run on a 430w quality psu,
for gtx 460 yes
hd 5850, no

I don't think so on 5850 ?
Yes on GTX460 , no on 5850 ?



http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/nvidi...

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zotac/GeForce_GTX_46...

http://ht4u.net/reviews/2010/nvidia_geforce_gtx_460_768...

Most review's I've seen show the 5850 using less power than a 1Gb GTX460, and ( in most cases ) not enough of a difference in watts consumed compared to the 768Mb card to worry about.
a c 175 U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 11:30:05 AM

thanks for the helpful information, I just edited my post.
December 18, 2011 4:32:10 PM

Hi again.
The thing is this: I ordered a PSU Corsair 430W V2 CX Series PSU which would be enough for the card i wanted to use(6770) but I just changed my mind and gonna order a 6850, but eh its my fault but I ordered the PSU first..:|||
Anyway Im planning to buy a 6850 and I would like to ask should I keep the PSU or buy with more Watts?
The thing is this PSU is not so low level:) ) The amps are not so bad..
http://www.corsair.com/power-supply-units/builder-serie...
Corsair CX430 V2 Power Supply (CMPSU-430CXV2)
Voltage +3.3V +5V +12V -12V +5Vsb
Max. Current 20A 20A 28A 0.8A 3A
Max Combined Wattage 120W 336W 9.6W 15W
430 Watts @ 30°C ambient temperature

So as we can see it has 28 amps. Do you think its enough to play on a:
23inch monitor


My system:
Proc: amd 960T
ram 8gb
one 64gb ssd
No optical drives

Thanks in advance!
a c 1367 U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 4:33:12 PM

It will drive the HD6850 no problem!
December 18, 2011 4:39:24 PM

Thank you for your fast response Sir!

But will it really be okay if in the future I will plug one( only one) HDD drive of 500gb or something.

What will happen in worse case if the psu wont deliver enough power for heavy gaming?

Will i be able to overclock it ?
a c 172 U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 6:42:32 PM

it should be fine, but with those components, if you overclock, you will be pushing it.
a b U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 6:54:16 PM

manu 11 said:
6850 can run on a 430w quality psu,
for gtx 460 yes
hd 5850, no

Yup 5850 is more powerful and power efficient than a GTX 460 and someone put up a chart to prove it otherwise I did not bother saying anything lol.
a c 271 U Graphics card
December 18, 2011 6:58:17 PM

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