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Will a 5770 work with Antec 430W?

post #1 of 17
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It says the req wattage for a 5770 is 450W but I have an extra Antec 430W PSU that I have lying around which I wanna use for this build. Will I be safe with this or do I need to go and buy another PSU? Thanks in advance

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AMD Athlon II X4 640
4GB G.Skill RAM
XFX 5770
Biostar A770E3
Antec 430W PSU (if its safe..)
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post #2 of 17
This card according to reviews draws up to 321 watts at system peak load. Otherwise it needs about 210-220 at load.
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post #3 of 17
Yup, you will be fine.
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post #4 of 17
You're all set there
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post #5 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks guys rep givin
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post #6 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
This card according to reviews draws up to 321 watts at system peak load. Otherwise it needs about 210-220 at load.
Just to dispel any ambiguity, that's for the whole system, not just the card The 5770 by itself needs 100W, at most.
post #7 of 17
Make sure your PSU has a decent amount of Amps as well. It should just be ok
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post #8 of 17
It's enough.
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post #9 of 17
^ It's more than enough.
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post #10 of 17
That is one awsome budget gamer build got the smae specs for my broke ass friend.
    
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