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hi everyone!!! im going to upgrade my gpu to a his iceQ turbo 7850 card!!! my current setup is a a10 5800k cpu with a 6670 gpu in crossfire with on board griffics...I have a rosewill 450w capstone psu!!! the 7850 is recommended at 500w!!! I really don't have the $$$ for a new psu also!!! do u guys think I can get by on my 450w psu??? sorry for the grammer...thanks!!!


cpu-a10 5800k
motherboard-asrock pro 4
hd-ssd 128g
ram-16gb-1866mhz
dvd drive
gpu-6670
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Originally Posted by deathblow View Post

hi everyone!!! im going to upgrade my gpu to a his iceQ turbo 7850 card!!! my current setup is a a10 5800k cpu with a 6670 gpu in crossfire with on board griffics...I have a rosewill 450w capstone psu!!! the 7850 is recommended at 500w!!! I really don't have the $$$ for a new psu also!!! do u guys think I can get by on my 450w psu??? sorry for the grammer...thanks!!!


cpu-a10 5800k
motherboard-asrock pro 4
hd-ssd 128g
ram-16gb-1866mhz
dvd drive
gpu-6670

Its enough
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I had no idea you could crossfire with on-board graphics.....


seriously though, it seems 7850 draws 27a, so you need to find how many amps your +12V rail/s are rated for and how many of them you have. Other 450w PSU's I look at have about 30a on a single rail model so you should be good. You save some watts/amps by having a SSD instead of an HDD so that helps.
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He cant the highest you can is a 7750 DDR5 but he can use the APU as a CPU

I have a overclocked 7870 on a 450 PSU so you 7850 will be fine
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im sorry:o lol im new to building....I meant dual graiffics with the a10 5800k....any how its a 12v single rail...output is rated at 12v@37a!!! so im guessing that is ok then???
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The GPU in an APU isn't technically "onboard" but you can definitely crossfire it with a dedicated ATi card. That was the whole point of AMD buying ATi and the development of the APU.
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im sorry:o lol im new to building....I meant dual graiffics with the a10 5800k....any how its a 12v single rail...output is rated at 12v@37a!!! so im guessing that is ok then???

Yeah I had just never heard that crossfiring a PCI-E card with onboard graphics was even possible, I googled it, and it is, so, rep for that thumb.gif

37a is plenty as long as you don't have any other power hungry items. Is that a Rosewill Capstone PSU?
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That was the whole point of AMD buying ATi and the development of the APU.

Now that makes sense. I kinda stopped paying much attention to computer stuff between Wolfdale and Bloomfield builds. That merger must've happened during that time.
Edited by WOD35 - 8/25/13 at 8:05pm
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im sorry:o lol im new to building....I meant dual graiffics with the a10 5800k....any how its a 12v single rail...output is rated at 12v@37a!!! so im guessing that is ok then???

the rosewill capstone 450w with 37A on +12v rail (37 x 12 = 444w) is a very high quality psu and can run even a HD 7950. so HD 7850 should be no problem thumb.gif
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