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PCI-Express Connector?

I've never upgraded a PSU before so bear with me :)

I want to get a new Power Supply for my Dell Inspiron so I can upgrade my vid card to a ATI Radeon 5570 or 5670 . Does my PSU need to have a PCI-Express connector?

I found this Antec PSU that seems like a great deal: Antec Basiq BP350 350W ATX12V v2.01 Power Supply

My system is:
- MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
- Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 @ 2.53GHz (9.5x266 = 2.53 GHz)
- 4.0GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (6-6-6-18)
- Motherboard: Dell Inc. 0RY007 (Socket 775)
- Card: Sapphire 4600 series / GPU RV730
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  1. You don't need a pci-e cable for those cards.

    Your system only needs a low power psu, AMD recommend 400w min.
    http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-radeon-hd-5000/ati-radeon-hd-5670-overview/Pages/ati-radeon-hd-5670-overview.aspx#3

    Which one do you have at present?
  2. Thanks for the reply! I have the standard 300W PSU that came with my Dell years ago. I ran my specs through the Tom's Hardware power recommendation calculator and it looked like I could fit a 5670 with under 350W.

    So:
    - should I get the great deal on the Antec but go with a 5570 card?
    - or can I get the 5670 with the 350W?
    - or should I get a 400W?

    Trying to keep the cost as low as possible :)

    Thanks again!
  3. Best answer
    I think you'll be fine with the Antec and the 5670.
  4. Thanks!
  5. Best answer selected by mashugana.
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