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termz
11-06-2009, 09:09 PM
I have a Enermax 525W 2x12V 22 which add up to 34A wondering that would have enough power for a 4870, plannin on geting a quad core which uses 140W

qazwsxokmijn
11-06-2009, 09:23 PM
Yeah, should be no problem. The system in my sig only uses up to 300W during peak times.

termz
11-06-2009, 09:27 PM
is there a way to measure it software sumthing

qazwsxokmijn
11-06-2009, 09:33 PM
http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

Blam
12-06-2009, 08:38 AM
That PSU would easily power it.

That calculator that qaz recommended is if you get a proper PSU, not the generic crap BTW

Enermax is great:)

Blam

termz
12-06-2009, 04:07 PM
sweet so im all gud only 380W on full peak with 4870 and quad core no chance of damaging it

pctek
12-06-2009, 05:07 PM
Won't damage it, just wouldn't boot.

LynX
12-06-2009, 10:15 PM
I thought it was fun, so I tried on my computer as well... The result turned out as 181W?! I thought my graphic card's manual said "a minimum of 300W"!

My crappy computer:
E6300 @ 1.86 GHz
7600GT
2*DDR 667