Solved Do sound cards need power from the PSU? Tags: Sound Cards Power Components Last response: July 18, 2012 10:11 PM in Components Share TGT_Gaming July 17, 2012 11:50:03 PM Hello, I'm thinking of buying a sound card and I was wondering if you will need power from the PSU to power the card? Or will I just need to put it in the PCI slot on the MOBO and it'll be good to go? The sound card I'm thinking about buying is this: http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-Xonar-Channels-Interface-Sou... More about : sound cards power psu Best solution DJDeCiBeL July 17, 2012 11:54:46 PM There are a couple that do, but that isn't one of them. TGT_Gaming July 18, 2012 6:19:01 AM DJDeCiBeL said:There are a couple that do, but that isn't one of them. So this sound card that I'm buying won't need it right? Just double checking. Related resources Need suggestions for PSU , Sound card . Also need a component check. - Forum How many Watts of power does my PSU need - Forum PSU how much power do I need ? - Forum Sound Cards Why do I need one when my onboard sounds good? - Forum Need Advice on PSU selection for my desired GPU cards - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DJDeCiBeL July 18, 2012 6:19:49 AM TGT_Gaming said:So this sound card that I'm buying won't need it right? Just double checking. Correct. TGT_Gaming July 18, 2012 10:10:13 PM Best answer selected by TGT_Gaming. TGT_Gaming July 18, 2012 10:10:26 PM DJDeCiBeL said:Correct. Alright cool, thank you. DJDeCiBeL July 18, 2012 10:11:58 PM You're welcome. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNeed help with psu power for my build? ForumUpgrading video cards . Do I need to also upgrade PSU ? ForumAdding HD4350 card , do I need more power psu ? ForumOnboard Sound buzzing after psu was fried. ForumOpinions on Power Cooler video cards ForumNeed Case/ PSU to Fit/ Power : Hyper 212, x2 570s ForumAsus Xonar DX Sound card power Supply ForumGraphic Card for low power psu ForumBuzzing sound coming from recently built PC, PSU ? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumPSU low voltages under load ForumWhich PSU? ForumGateway FX6860-Ef10p has a good enough power supply or not? ForumNeed a site the explains how to free up memory ForumPSU fan problem More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !