Do i need a PSU upgrade for radeon hd 7950?

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#1 Posted by sedhic23 (90 posts) -

i have a intel i5 2500k 4.5ghz

sapphire radeon hd 7770 vapor X

8 gbs of ram

western digital cavier black 500gb hard drive

i have this PSUhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013&Tpk=xfx%20core%20550

should i upgrade my PSU first then get the radeon hd 7950?

#2 Posted by MonsieurX (30255 posts) -
Will be fine.
#3 Posted by krisroe_213 (875 posts) -

550w - 650w is more than enough for single GPU builds. You only need more power (650w and up) when you're using 2 or more GPUs

#4 Posted by blaznwiipspman1 (6046 posts) -

enjoy, the 7950 is a beast of a graphics card.

#5 Posted by LordEC911 (9972 posts) -

550w - 650w is more than enough for single GPU builds. You only need more power (650w and up) when you're using 2 or more GPUs

krisroe_213

Quality 500-650w units can power most dual card setups.

#6 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4132 posts) -

You'll be fine. I've got my 7950 running on a 500w Corsair PSU.