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Xps 420 connecting a 5770

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March 6, 2010 6:00:37 AM

i want to upgrade my dell xps 420 with probably a 5770 or similar card, but im confused on how to install it, it needs 1 6 pin power connector.


here is a picture INSIDE of an xps 420

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


now where the graphics card is, where the heck does my 6 pin power cord come from / if i use the one that comes with the card, Where do i plug it in??? ( the molex part)


if anyone could use the picture i've linked as a refference.. much appreciated


thanks.
a b U Graphics card
March 6, 2010 6:12:34 AM

See where that red cellophane like thing is? Well thats the current gfx card, youll have to take that out.
The 6 pin, most companies will include a molex to 6 pin adapter so you can use that if the PSU doesnt have one...
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March 6, 2010 6:24:40 AM

im aware of what the card looks like. what i dont know is WHERE the molex part of the power cable gets plugged into ??


since i dont see a 6pin coming from the psu...
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March 6, 2010 6:45:41 AM

that explains that, ty.
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a c 171 U Graphics card
March 6, 2010 6:55:51 AM

Don't forget to look for a 6 pin from the PSU first. XPS is dells gaming line, so you might have one.
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a b U Graphics card
March 6, 2010 6:46:08 PM

Even if the cooler on that thing looks like its a... 4650 or something... cNet says its a 3450... gaming line... cough... xD

edit or a 8600gt
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a c 171 U Graphics card
March 6, 2010 10:16:44 PM

First, it is the 4xx, don't expect miracles. Second, just because Cnet got one with a 3450 doesn't mean they all came with one.
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