Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Durvelle27, Aug 4, 2012.
can i run a HD 7950 on my power supply. it has 2 +12v rails 1. 27a 2.28a ?
according to HWcompare.com the HD 7950 uses a max of 200w.
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It would be much better if you could go into user control panel and update your system specs so we know exactly what you're working with. Kind of difficult to give proper advice with incomplete info
thx and Updated ?
I have never heard of that MFG, wattage/amperage looks OK for your system but I can't be certain of the actual PSU quality. If I was @ a PC I'd search who the OEM is but I'm on mah fone ATM. Have you had a look at the PSU sticky? It may have some specific info...
yea i've looked at the sticker ?
Like I said; you should be OK but without knowing the OEM of the PSU I can not comment on it's quality. The PSU sticky we have has a list of OEMs but not sure if your PSU is on there, gonna have to look. If it's not there I'm sure some Googling will return the OEM.
In any event you should be OK, if it was me I'd be saving up for a PSU from a reputable MFG/OEM. Your PSU may have a good OEM, I don't know, gonna have to do some digging
Edit: Not the sticker the sticky lol IIRC it is at the top list of the General hardware section. Stickies are important threads that get "pinned" or "stickied" so they are easy to find
nope didn't see it there ?
Click on the General Hardware subforum, first thread. Top of list. Titled "PSU Guide" author is panchoman IIRC
i did but my psu isn't listed there ?
Then I'm afraid you're gonna have to do some Googling to find the OEM. Like I said you should be OK based solely on watts/amps but I'm always leary of off brand PSUs. Thats why I'm saying to find the OEM I never skimp on PSU...
yea i understand i have been googling it for awhile can't seem to find it ?
Hopefully some PSU gurus can chime in and advise maybe where is best to look, apologies for not being able to assist further
A 7950 use a little less power than a 4870 so everything should be fine.
its totally fine you helped enough
I tried You'll be OK for now and I saw you posted in the PSU thread so hopefully some1 can point you to a current OEM list so you'll know for sure of it's a keeper
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