XFX 6870 PSU question Tags: Graphics Cards Corsair Graphics Last response: August 29, 2012 12:16 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Ovrz August 29, 2012 3:06:13 AM So im buying a new desktop and im not sure if the psu im buying will be able to handle the system + graph card. System: INTEL CORE i3 2120 (3.3GHZ) SKT 1155* ASUS P8H61-M LX CORSAIR KIT 8GB DDR3 1600MHZ VENGEANCE (CL9 - 1.5V) CORSAIR CX-430W V2 XFX HD6870 1GB DDR5 PCI-E WESTERN DIGITAL 500GB SATA III 16MB* Thx in advance More about : xfx 6870 psu question mocchan August 29, 2012 3:13:21 AM You may want to consider stepping up the PSU to a CX500V2 just to make sure you have enough headroom Also on a side note, the CX430V2 only has 1 PCI-E 6 pin connector, so you will need to run an adapter to run the HD6870. Ovrz August 29, 2012 12:16:37 PM ye thats what I thought. I'll follow ur advice. It's safer that way Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPSU for a XFX 6870 ? ForumUrgent xfx6870 psu ForumRadeon HD 6870 XFX version question . ForumQuestion about the XFX Double D Radeon HD 6870 . ForumPower supply for XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB? ForumQuick question about the xfx 6870 1gb Forum4 Monitor setup on XFX HD 6870 card...HELP! ForumDont know what to do..my XFX 6870 is performing horribly! ForumDisplay driver has stopped responding XFX Radeon HD 6870 ForumXFX 6870 Suddenly Not Spinning ForumAMD Radeon 6870 PSU Question ForumXFX Radeon HD 6870 , power supply question ForumCrossfire XFX 6870 BE with standard XFX 6870 ForumNeed Guidance ForumHD 6850 power question ForumXFX 7850 ForumGFX Card Overheating?? XFX HD 6970 Forum[Solved] Confusion regarding PCI-e connector of PSU and 6870 ForumSN78SH7 Shuttle & HD6670 300W PSU ForumXFX 7770 vs GTX 295 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 !