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Friend has a i5-4430 with a HIS 7850 2gb card, and i got him the corsair 430w johnny guru psu on newegg.

that should be enough power right?

7850 only has 1 six pin
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Originally Posted by powerdemon292 View Post

Friend has a i5-4430 with a HIS 7850 2gb card, and i got him the corsair 430w johnny guru psu on newegg.

that should be enough power right?

7850 only has 1 six pin

430 is plenty for that system. thumb.gif
By that I mean even allowing for overclocking it should will be enough.

Edit: Unless you really, really push it or are running other things in that PC that will hog power I can't think of how you'd overload the PSU.
Edited by Mike-IRL - 9/19/13 at 8:17pm
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430W may be pushing it slightly, but don't take my word for it

I had a friend who ran a GTX 670 ftw on a 350w PSU for a little while, wasn't the smartest move of his but the card is still ticking to this day so I guess if your comfortable with that then go for it
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430w +80 bronze efficiency
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Yes, will be enough.
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HD7850 is pulls about 130 watts on full load, so you have about 300 watts for everything else. Yes It will handle it.
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post #7 of 7
The Corsair CX 430 is cheap for a reason

Its not that great and its full of cheap parts

Something like a Seasonic G 450 watts
Rosewill Capstone 450 watts
Cooler Master V450S

Those are far better quality

Or a XFX Core Edition 450 watts even that is way better then the CX430
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