How do i connect my graphics card to my power supply ?

Hello, I just baught a saphire radeon HD 6770 graphics card and also a ASROCK n68c-s and im wondering how to plug the 6 pin thing that goes into the graphics card into the power supply there was an awful diagram so I really have no clue please help !
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  1. What is your model power supply? Does it have a six pin PCI-e connector?
    Does it have enough power to run the card is what Im also concerned about.
  2. What make/model of power supply do you have?
  3. Do I need to actually go into the power supply to see if it has a 6 pin PCI-e connector ? and I really have no clue about the model of the power supply
  4. Novuake said:
    What is your model power supply? Does it have a six pin PCI-e connector?
    Does it have enough power to run the card is what Im also concerned about.

    Bestec
    Model : ATX0180P5WB
    I think that's it
  5. That looks like a 180w power supply. It will not power the 6770, if that is correct.
  6. Yes, you need to check whether your PSU has it.

    Check this photo, it's my system:
    http://img860.imageshack.us/img860/3246/dscf4754h.jpg

    The lower circle shows when cables come out of my PSU.
    The upper one shows where you have to plug in the 6 pin connection.

    You don't have to hide the cables like I did, just connect the 6 pin connector from your PSU to your Graphics card.

    That's how my GTX 560 Ti looks after I connected it, please note, my card requires 2 connectors, while yours will require one (probably):
    http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/4194/dsc01693u.jpg
  7. Sunius said:
    Yes, you need to check whether your PSU has it.

    Check this photo, it's my system:
    http://img860.imageshack.us/img860/3246/dscf4754h.jpg

    The lower circle shows when cables come out of my PSU.
    The upper one shows where you have to plug in the 6 pin connection.

    You don't have to hide the cables like I did, just connect the 6 pin connector from your PSU to your Graphics card.

    That's how my GTX 560 Ti looks after I connected it, please note, my card requires 2 connectors, while yours will require one (probably):
    http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/4194/dsc01693u.jpg

    So do I need a new psu because it's too low watts and I can't see any 6pin connectors that will go into the graphics card ??
  8. What's your whole system setup? I think we all might need to know this before we recommend the next PSU. And yes, you need a new PSU at least.

    However, something like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371034&Tpk=earthwatts%20430 would be a good PSU choice if you plan to stick with the 6770.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371035 if you want a little more power...
  9. I'd go with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139027, it's a bit cheaper, and is as good quality as antec!

    Just please, don't buy some random cheap power supply, because it might cook your system..
  10. Sunius said:
    I'd go with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139027, it's a bit cheaper, and is as good quality as antec!

    Just please, don't buy some random cheap power supply, because it might cook your system..


    ^agreed, however your linked model has a pretty terrible rating :P.
  11. IDK what rating there shows, but I am using it myself (just 600W model) and it hasn't disappointed me. Plus, Corsair is a good and quality brand.
  12. LOL yes your PSU wattage is to small, get something like a 500w from a good manufacturer.
  13. Great I just turned on my pc with the new motherboard as rock n68c-s and I've just got a very loud fan and also my monitor doesn't seem to want to work with it connects to the pc and then goes to sleep any help ??
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