7870ghz edition Tags: Graphics Cards Overclocking Graphics Last response: December 10, 2012 5:34 PM in Graphics & Displays Share baki_89 December 9, 2012 11:13:33 AM Hello, im wondering if my corsair cx500 can handle minor overclocking on my future rig : -phenom IIx6 1090tBE -sapphire 7870 ghz edition -hdd7200 rpm -ram 4gb currently im using saphire 5850 xtreme.or should i just get powercolor 7850 pcs ? More about : 7870ghz edition zooted December 9, 2012 11:18:47 AM Yes it will handle it with no problem. The 5850 consumes more power than the 7870. maestro0428 a b U Graphics card a b K Overclocking December 9, 2012 11:19:44 AM You should be okay with that psu. Can I ask why the upgrade? Related resources XFX 7870GHz Edition - Forum GTX 660 Ti or Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition ? - Forum AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition for Gaming? - Forum Help on Gaming PC Build - Forum Best $1200 Upgradeable Gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Embra a b U Graphics card December 9, 2012 12:03:42 PM Looks well balanced. baki_89 December 9, 2012 12:37:05 PM maestro0428 said:You should be okay with that psu. Can I ask why the upgrade? im preparing for crysis 3 and dragon age 3 jaideep1337 a b U Graphics card December 9, 2012 2:04:03 PM Yup no probs there. Have fun. baki_89 December 9, 2012 3:14:32 PM im torn between 7870 and gtx 660.any recomendation? zooted December 10, 2012 11:14:26 AM 7870, It's nearly as fast as the 7950 and it can overclock like a champ. Sunius a c 289 U Graphics card a b K Overclocking December 10, 2012 11:16:49 AM HD 7870 performs 10% better. GTX 660 has Adaptive VSync, TXAA and PhysX. It's up to you what's more important to you . baki_89 December 10, 2012 2:28:16 PM ordered the xfx 7870 black edition,can't wait to pick it up at the of the week Sunius a c 289 U Graphics card a b K Overclocking December 10, 2012 5:34:27 PM Glad you made your choice. You won't be sorry. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBest $1200 Upgradeable Gaming PC ForumIs this power supply enough? ForumHelp building a PC ForumIs the power color 7870 le reliable/ worth the $ ForumReview My First Build ForumBuy 2nd 6870, new GPU, or new system? ForumAMD or Intel build ForumBattlefield 3 and Skyrim Ultra Settings? ForumGigabyte 7870 problems ForumWould this be a great buy?(Gigabyte Raedon HD 7870) ForumI can build it, but will it run.... ForumIm building an AMD Gaming PC.Tips?Improvements?Will it bottleneck? ForumPossible to run an ATI 7990 on this PSU? ForumRate/Improve this new build please... ForumNeed a card By lt_dan_zsu, 4 hours ago: It looks like the 7850 is a little higher, but it's nothing... 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 !