Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › GTX 580 Power Consumption
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

GTX 580 Power Consumption

post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
So, I ordered a GTX 580 today in preparation for BF3. Like a dummy, I didnt even consider power consumption. I've currently got a the following PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371001

That should be enough to power my rig, right? Considering I just spent $500 on a video card, I dont really have the budget to spend another $100+ on a new PSU.
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
post #2 of 13
Should be fine. A quality 550w would even do the job.
it looks alive
(17 items)
 
Sandy Transformed
(69 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K [5ghz 1.44v 24/7] Asus Maximus IV Extreme SLI GTX 460 @ 920/1840/4100 [1.11v] 4GB Dominator GT @ 2133mhz CL8 [1.65v] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel X25-M G2 80GB 3x Samsung F3 500GB RAID 0 EK Supreme HF Full Copper Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
LG42SL9500 42" 1080p [Surround Soon] XFX XXX Edition 650w Xigmatec Elysium JVC HA-RX700 [foam mod] 
  hide details  
Reply
it looks alive
(17 items)
 
Sandy Transformed
(69 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K [5ghz 1.44v 24/7] Asus Maximus IV Extreme SLI GTX 460 @ 920/1840/4100 [1.11v] 4GB Dominator GT @ 2133mhz CL8 [1.65v] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel X25-M G2 80GB 3x Samsung F3 500GB RAID 0 EK Supreme HF Full Copper Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
LG42SL9500 42" 1080p [Surround Soon] XFX XXX Edition 650w Xigmatec Elysium JVC HA-RX700 [foam mod] 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 13
Agreed, just dont expect to overclock it. But like you need to that card stock is awesome.
League overkill
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel 4770k  asus crosshair v gtx 780 g.skill 16gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
samsung ssd lg bluray raystorm windows 8 pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
hp 30 cooler master trigger silverstone 1000w corsair 800d 
MouseAudio
g500 creative 
  hide details  
Reply
League overkill
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel 4770k  asus crosshair v gtx 780 g.skill 16gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
samsung ssd lg bluray raystorm windows 8 pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
hp 30 cooler master trigger silverstone 1000w corsair 800d 
MouseAudio
g500 creative 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 13
Yea, i was running my single 580 on a corsair TX750w with my power hungry I7 bloomfield at 4.0, so if you have an I5 sandy bridge then that PSU oughta be fine
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 950 @ 4.0 1.1500 VCore EVGA SLI3 2x GTX 580 Superclocked Doubleshot @ 900/1800/2100 6GB Corsir Dominator @ 1600MHZ 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
OCZ Vertex 3 60GB SSD + 2x Seagate 500GB Thermalright Silver Arrow 2x AC Accelero Xtreme Plus II Windows 7 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Vizio 42 inch HDTV @ 1920x1080 Logitech G19 Corsair AX 1200w NZXT Phantom 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G9x SteelSeries QcK+ Logitech G35 headset + Sony EC909iP Hifi Home T... Logitech G940 Flight System 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 950 @ 4.0 1.1500 VCore EVGA SLI3 2x GTX 580 Superclocked Doubleshot @ 900/1800/2100 6GB Corsir Dominator @ 1600MHZ 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
OCZ Vertex 3 60GB SSD + 2x Seagate 500GB Thermalright Silver Arrow 2x AC Accelero Xtreme Plus II Windows 7 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Vizio 42 inch HDTV @ 1920x1080 Logitech G19 Corsair AX 1200w NZXT Phantom 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G9x SteelSeries QcK+ Logitech G35 headset + Sony EC909iP Hifi Home T... Logitech G940 Flight System 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 13
your psu's max power consumption is 650W.the approx power consumption of a gtx580 if i am not mistaking is about 150W Idle and about 360W under load
Sandy Bitch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i72600k @ 4.4Ghz Asus P8Z68 Deluxe Nvidia 560GTX 2Gb Corsair Vengeance 2x4Gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Corsair F60,2xWD Caviar G 2Tb,1xVelociraptor 450Gb LG Gentoo 64bit,Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Lg W2363D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 CM Silent Pro Gold 700W CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced Logitech 
Mouse Pad
Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
Sandy Bitch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i72600k @ 4.4Ghz Asus P8Z68 Deluxe Nvidia 560GTX 2Gb Corsair Vengeance 2x4Gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Corsair F60,2xWD Caviar G 2Tb,1xVelociraptor 450Gb LG Gentoo 64bit,Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Lg W2363D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 CM Silent Pro Gold 700W CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced Logitech 
Mouse Pad
Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 
Thanks guys, definitely calmed me down.
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
post #7 of 13
Yep barely is it a reference GTX 580?
My System
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4960X IV-E @4.7GHz/1.35v ASUS Sabertooth X79 Aorus GTX 1080 Ti 11G Corsair Dominator Plat. 32GB DDR3 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
750GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD Seagate Firecuda 2TB SSHD Corsair H100i v2 w/ GT AP-15's Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 34UM88C-P Logitech G810 Corsair HX850W Pro Series Corsair 750D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G900 Logitech Hard Pad Creative SB X-Fi Titanium HD  Corsair SP2500 2.1 Speaker System 
AudioOther
Sennheiser HD 598 NZXT Hue+ 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4960X IV-E @4.7GHz/1.35v ASUS Sabertooth X79 Aorus GTX 1080 Ti 11G Corsair Dominator Plat. 32GB DDR3 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
750GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD Seagate Firecuda 2TB SSHD Corsair H100i v2 w/ GT AP-15's Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 34UM88C-P Logitech G810 Corsair HX850W Pro Series Corsair 750D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G900 Logitech Hard Pad Creative SB X-Fi Titanium HD  Corsair SP2500 2.1 Speaker System 
AudioOther
Sennheiser HD 598 NZXT Hue+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
KOKAYNE DAWKiNS
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
post #9 of 13
It should run the card without issue. The nvidia issued specifications are obviously rather conservative so that companies like EVGA do not receive tons of calls due to weak PSUs. I run my 580 OC'd to 850mhz with a i7 @ 3.6 off of a 560w PSU with no issue.
post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cuar View Post
Agreed, just dont expect to overclock it. But like you need to that card stock is awesome.
A single card will overclock just fine on a healthy, high quality 650W PSU.
     
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i5 4258U 2.4 GHz Intel Iris HD 5100 8GB Samsung 256GB SSD 
OS
OSX 10.9 Mavericks 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i5 4258U 2.4 GHz Intel Iris HD 5100 8GB Samsung 256GB SSD 
OS
OSX 10.9 Mavericks 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › GTX 580 Power Consumption