[SOLVED] Can this psu power a rx470 8 fh4?

Jan 23, 2019
19
0
10
0
So I'm thinking for a new power supply because my cant give enough power ti my GPU so I'm thinking can a PSU be quiet system power 9 500W 80 plus bronze power a RX 470 8GB ?
My specs are:
CPU: I5-4460
PSU: ZALMAN ZM700-LX
MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE B85-HD3-A
GPU: Look up above
 

coops1

Honorable
Jul 3, 2013
243
1
10,760
41
Possibly, but I'd expect crashes more randomly, not just when under high load. You'll need to narrow it down so I'd still suggest trying a different PSU first as it's most likely the problem & easier to test that a different mobo / CPU.
 
Jan 23, 2019
19
0
10
0


Does that mean that my current PSU isn't good quality and cannot give it enough power?
 

coops1

Honorable
Jul 3, 2013
243
1
10,760
41
Your current PSU is a bit old, but reviews suggest it's an "ok" but not great unit. It should be more than capable of powering your system.

Sorry, I had assumed that it had died and that was why you were looking for a new one. Are you experiencing any problems with your current PSU / system?
 
Jan 23, 2019
19
0
10
0


well i got this gpu but when i open a heavy game my pc reboots after 1 min into the game i suspect it is the psu's fault because i tested the card in my friend's and it was working very well without any issues
 

coops1

Honorable
Jul 3, 2013
243
1
10,760
41
So it only crashes under heavy load, not randomly? It certainly sounds like a PSU issue - could you borrow your friend's PSU to check if it solves the problem before buying a new one?
 
Jan 23, 2019
19
0
10
0


well i asked him but he said that that i lived too far away and he didnt wanted to come so i couldnt
 
Jan 23, 2019
19
0
10
0


i underclocked the gpu as much as possible and the pc does not crash anymore now its just the game after 15-20 mins into gameplay
 

ASK THE COMMUNITY

TRENDING THREADS