installing a 5770 (very specific question)

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Lemonzbud
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my question is..

I want to install a 5770 graphics card in my dell XPS 420

here is a picture inside the case of a XPS 420

http://ntworld.com/mce/dellxps420.jpg

Where does the 6 pin connector for the video card come from?, if i need to use the one that comes with the card, WHERE do i plug in the molex end of the cable into??

im aware of how to install the graphics card, and whatnot, the only thing i dont know is where the cable comes from on my psu to plug into the GPU?

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Bottom Left of picture, up 3 or 4 inches. Is that a 6pin power cable with the black and white wires? It's held in place with whitish plastic with two tiny balls at the end.. lol

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crimson117
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the six pin connector comes from YOUR power supply, they do provide a six pin to 4 pin adapter.

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omg nice lol i did not even see that i fell like we are playing wheres waldo

Kogalaber
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everything looks ass backwards o.0

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fizzylumi
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First of all, you need to read the tech specs for you're "pc".

NOTE:
Graphics options from NVIDIA and ATI.
One PCIe x16 graphics slot with support for PCIe 2.0 future graphics cards.

768MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce® 8800 GTX
512 MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce® 8800 GT
256MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce® 8600 GTS
256MB DDR4 ATI HD 2600 XT
128MB DDR4 ATI HD 2400 PRO

You can`t install a 5770 because you're powersupply is only 375W and you will not be able to find any drivers!

Also, there is realy no point in installing a high end graphics card when you`re CPU is weak!

NOTE:
DO NOT TRY TO MODIFY ANY PRE ASSEMBLED PC`S

AFR – Alternate Frame Rendering/Annualized Failure Rate!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Frame_Rendering

dustyschaffner
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+1 to fizzylumi. you PSU wont support it, your motherboard wont support it, and it wont do much anyway because you have a major bottleneck in your CPU