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I am going to buy a graphics card for my PC and I have found 3 cards that are in my budget they are ATI Radeon HD5450 1GB, ATI Radeon HD 5570 2GB and ATI Radeon HD 5670 1GB i know that they will all fit in the mobo because they are all PCIx16 cards what i want to know is what connectors do i need from the power supply the power supply that i am using is the one in my sigrig
    
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I think all those cards draw power from the motherboard. The 5670 may need 1 x 6 pin connector from the PSU, not sure if it is needed or not.
    
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Is there a power cable in your current card? I think they all use the same 6 pin cable. Don't know how to describe it better than that.

Edit: obv some don't need a cable - check for it anyway.
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Yeah, those cards need PCIe power connectors from your psu. Also, I'd reccomend a 5770 if you can find a bit of extra cash. If not, 5670 is probably the best value at your price range.
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5670 is best value at your price range


Good luck with the card
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Is there a power cable in your current card? I think they all use the same 6 pin cable. Don't know how to describe it better than that.

Edit: obv some don't need a cable - check for it anyway.
I don't have a graphics card at the moment I'm using a chipset thats why I'm getting a graphics card lol

And to everyone else thanks for the help and it looks like I will be getting the 5670 then.
    
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