Just got radeon 6790 gcard .. with q8200 over clocked to 2.8Ghz with 4 gb ddr3 Tags: Graphics Cards DDR3 Radeon Graphics Last response: January 12, 2012 1:29 PM in Graphics & Displays Share ashouhdy January 5, 2012 1:24:09 PM just got radeon 6790 gcard .. with q8200 over clocked to 2.8Ghz with 4 gb ddr3 ram ... the question is Will my PSU 300watt run them ?? actually does the 6790 card pull a complete 500 watt ! the problem is i cant afford a new power supply More about : radeon 6790 gcard q8200 clocked 8ghz ddr3 Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card January 5, 2012 1:25:47 PM Its highly unlikely that this setup will work with your present PSU. sosofm a b U Graphics card January 5, 2012 1:27:50 PM 6790 don't pull 500W is not so power hungry. Your psu is weak. You need an 400w-450W minimum psu. Related resources Need help choosing a gcard and where to buy it from - Forum The Radeon 6790 . Value? NZ - Forum Q6600 vs Q8200 - Forum Please suggest a mobo for my Core2Quad Q8200 - Forum Will going from PentiumD 2.8GHz to E8600 or Q9550 improve gaming fps? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ashouhdy January 5, 2012 1:32:46 PM thx for replies ... thats so sad as budget is tight here i hoped that the PSU will run that setup .. will it burn out or will not even turn on ? Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card January 5, 2012 1:39:34 PM It will just not turn on, and dont worry, it will not burn out or cause an explosion. Even if it does turn on when you run any intensive applications, the computer will simply shut itself down. ashouhdy January 5, 2012 1:43:54 PM Many Thanks for ur time i was hoping to run the NEED for Speed THE run at maximum graphics ashouhdy January 12, 2012 1:29:28 PM surprisingly it worked just fine on 300psu !! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumJumping from HD 6570 DDR3 to 6670 DDR5? ForumCore i7 vs quad vs duo xtreme DDR3 ?? ForumRadeon 6790 ForumQ8200 hitting a wall at 2.91 Ghz ForumJust got The Phenom 9850Be today!!! ForumQ8200 or E8400 ForumIntel Core2 Quad: Q6600 vs Q8200 - Which is better? ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumRadeon 7790 oversized game menus in win 7 64 bit ForumAnyone buying the new AMD Radeon HD 7970 Video Card? ForumMic+Speakers don't work after radeon 6850 upgrade ForumCrossfire XFX 6870 BE with standard XFX 6870 Forum[Solved] Onboard used with PCI Express Card? Forum[Solved] XFX AMD Radeon HD6570 650M 2 GB DDR3 ForumUpgrading PC with SLI capibility 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 !