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Hello i am going to update my vga card to a SAPPHIRE HD 4870 1GB TOXIC Edition but do not know if my POWER SUPPLY

will do. My computer specs are as followed

 

mb = asus p5p43td

harddrive = 1 wd green sata 500gb

cpu = intel E5300 2.6

ram = corsair xms3 4gb ddr3 13333mhz

dvd rw drives 2

card reader

3 120mm case fans

tv tuner

 

and the Power Supply is = OCZ OCZ500SXS2 StealthXStream II 500W

thank you for your help

Edited by deanhiggins2

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The 4870 needs about 150W, add that to 100~150W for the rest and 500W is more than enough. You may have a problem with PCI-E connectors because later versions of the OCZ StealthXStream 500W shipped with only one 6-pin PCI-E connector and you will need two?

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The 4870 needs about 150W, add that to 100~150W for the rest and 500W is more than enough. You may have a problem with PCI-E connectors because later versions of the OCZ StealthXStream 500W shipped with only one 6-pin PCI-E connector and you will need two?

 

Thank you for the reply here is the link to the psu i want My link It said it got two so i hope it has thank you

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