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 a b U Graphics card 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 SolvedXFX DD 6870 xfire w/ Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold 800w PSU Forum PSU for a XFX 6870? Forum Xfx radeon hd 6870 / psu Forum XFX 6870 Artifacts from crap PSU? Forum XFX PRO550W PSU Core Edition Enough for XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB? Forum Crossfire XFX HD 6870 Dual Fans and my PSU. Forum Question about the XFX Double D Radeon HD 6870. Forum Urgent xfx6870 psu Forum CAN XFX HD 6870 RUN ON A 500W PSU Forum 2 XFX 6870 with corsair tx650 PSU? Forum XFX Radeon HD 6870, power supply question Forum Quick question about the xfx 6870 1gb Forum SolvedPSU Question (xfx vs hx) Forum SolvedAmp input question for XFX 750W PSU Forum XFX R9 280x Black Edition PSU Question Forum SolvedCan I run XFX Radeon HD 6870 graphics card with a Corsair VS450 Power supply? Forum HD 6870, psu question Forum AMD Radeon 6870 PSU Question Forum Radeon 6870 and OCZ PSU question Forum SolvedAccelero Twin Turbo III + XFX HD6870 sugesstions Forum 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 !