Closed Need your help buddies! HD 7870 + ASUS 550w? HELP! Tags: Graphics Cards Asus Graphics Last response: December 22, 2012 7:35 PM in Graphics & Displays Share PzyDuck December 22, 2012 6:55:22 AM Hi to all! merry christmas! The thing is that im going to upgreade my pc. so i need some info Actual PC specs: Mother: ASUS M3A78 (bit old) GPU: Nvidia 9800GTX+ plus overclocked PSU: ASUS 550w (Real watts) CPU: Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 810 2.60 Ghz RAM: 4 gb SO: Windows 8 64 bits professional Resolution: 1920x180 Upgreade: Mother: The same GPU: Shappire AMD HD 7870 Dual fan OC edition 2gb PSU: The same CPU: The same RAM: 8 gb SO: The same Resolution: 1920x1080 So, my questions are: 1) ¿ The power supply, is enough for the 7870 ? 2) ¿ Should i upgreade the CPU, or its okay ? (i dont want to, but if i have to.. i would do it) 3) ¿ You think that with this thermalthake ( http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1390&ID=19... ) and 4 x 120mm coolers (don't know wich ones yet) its a good cooling setup for gameing ? Thanks to all for the help! bye! More about : buddies 7870 asus 550w Best solution Xttony a b U Graphics card December 22, 2012 9:51:24 AM 1. You don't need to upgrade your PSU now but consider that in your next updrade. 2. You don't need to. 3. That is a fine case but I don't think you need that sort of cooling with 3 fans. Share Commandermadi a b U Graphics card December 22, 2012 9:56:21 AM 1. Its just enough for it. 2. I guess you should upgrade it, in order not to bottleneck your GPU performance. 3- The case is cool. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PzyDuck December 22, 2012 7:29:05 PM Best answer selected by PzyDuck. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI need help with my buddies PC! Forum Solvedneed help hd 7870 dell inspiron 3847 Forum SolvedNew Asus Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II Problem... HELP! Forum Solvedi need help with hd 7870 Forum SolvedNEED HELP ASAP! sapphire r9 280x vapor-x power connector ULTRA LSP 550W 8+6-pin good enough? Forum Need help buddies WoW budget PC Forum SolvedAmd radeon hd 6670 + Psu 550w?? Please Help Forum SolvedASUS HD6870 Fan started running at 4000rpm for no reason need troubleshooting help Forum XFX Radeon hd 7870 no display need help! Forum Need help deciding between a Radeon HD 7870 or 7950 Forum SolvedI need a Backplate for the Asus HD 7870 AMD Radeon DirectCU II Graphics Card Forum SolvedMy xfx 550w power supply wont fit into my carbide 200r case!? QUICK HELP NEEDED Forum SolvedIntel HD graphics and Dedicated HD 7870 GPU working together?Help!!! Forum SolvedI5-3570 / Radeon 7850 build, NEED PSU HELP! Antec 550w ATX12V Forum Solvedhelp please? hd 7870 voltage over limit 1.368 mV without OCing it Forum SolvedAsus - AMD Radeon HD 6570 1GB Upgrade, Need Help! Forum SolvedHD 7870 upgrade help Forum SolvedHelp finding a Sapphire Radeon HD 7870. Forum SolvedGigabyte radeon hd 7870 help! Forum SolvedXFX Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 Hit 102'C while playing Assassin's Creed Black Flag (please help!) 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 !