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Power Connectors To Graphics card are these right????

Hello im back for the last time its still about the Power Connectors i have opened my pc up and took pictures with a webcam i found lying around the house and now you's can see for your self here:

6 PIN CONNECTOR?? IS IT RIGHT FOR VIDEO CARD

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/856/6pinpcieconnector.png/

AND I HEARD I NEED 2 FREE MOLEX CONNECTORS OR WHAT EVER I HAVE 2 OF THESE THINGS ARE THESE THE RIGHT ONES

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/825/molexconnector.png/

Please help me And i give all specs here

Component Details Subscore Base score
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz 7.3 5.5
Determined by lowest subscore

Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB 7.5
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 5570 5.5
Gaming graphics 2539 MB Total available graphics memory 6.6
Primary hard disk 846GB Free (931GB Total) 5.9
Windows 7 Professional

System
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Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Model H55M-S2V
Total amount of system memory 4.00 GB RAM
System type 32-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 4
64-bit capable Yes

Storage
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Total size of hard disk(s) 931 GB
Disk partition (C:) 846 GB Free (931 GB Total)
Media drive (D:) CD/DVD

Graphics
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Display adapter type ATI Radeon HD 5570
Total available graphics memory 2539 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 1024 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
Shared system memory 1515 MB
Display adapter driver version 8.920.0.0
Primary monitor resolution 1360x768
DirectX version DirectX 10

Network
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Network Adapter Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

ALSO MY PSU IS 680 WATTS!!!

And the graphics card im getting REQUIRES (2)!
6 PIN CONNECTORS I HAVE 1 IN MY PC BUT MSI GIVES YOU A EXTRA ONE SO THATS WHERE THE MOLEX COME INTO IT ARE THOSE IN THE PICTURE THE RIGHT ONES?

here is graphics card im getting:

http://www.amazon.com/MSI-PCI-Express-TWIN-FROZR-II/dp/B004JLNZXU/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1326838931&sr=8-7

http://****/api/click?format=go&key=984ed3ed6aa9a69986f88d56d10e7616&loc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tomshardware.com%2Fforum%2F340243-33-still-power-connectors&v=1&libid=1326840205000&out=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gttkc.com%2Fshop%2Fimages%2Fmolex_pci-e.jpg&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tomshardware.com%2Fforum%2Fforum-33-208.html&title=%5BSolved%5D%20Still%20need%20help%20on%20power%20connectors%20%3A(&txt=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gttkc.com%2Fshop%2Fimages%2Fmolex_pci-e.jpg&jsonp=vglnk_jsonp_13268402229283

So i have to plug these 2 white things into those 2 white things in my computer in the picture and than plug that black 6pinned black one in the picture into the graphics and plug my white 6 pin into the other slot of the graphics card am i right?? correct me please!!!!

sorry im just so nervous as this my first time buying a graphics card and installing and im very noob..

thanks.
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  1. Both photos you show are correct - however you need to make sure your PSU can supply 31amps for the video card

    http://forum-en.msi.com/faq/article/power-requirements-for-graphics-cards
  2. ulysses35 said:
    Both photos you show are correct - however you need to make sure your PSU can supply 31amps for the video card

    http://forum-en.msi.com/faq/article/power-requirements-for-graphics-cards



    This is all the information I see on My PSU

    ATX 680 W

    680 Watts MAX.
    Pentium 4

    AC INPUT: 230V 50Hz 5A

    DC OUTPUT: +3.3V +5V +12V -12V -5V +5VSB COM P-ON PG
    23A 45A 29A 1.2A 0.5A 2.3A BLK GRN GRY

    Warning do not remove this cover under any circumstances No serviceable Components inside.

    So can my PSU run the GTX 560 TI FROZR II OC ?? Links up top to the graphics card if anyone new is looking...

    Please reply people Thanks.
  3. PSU connectors are keyed so they can only go one way into the proper slots.
    The pci-e connectors are usually black, but it seems like your 650w psu is an older one, or it would already have two pci-e 6 pin connectors for graphics cards.
    To accomodate these psu's, graphics cards may include a molex(4 pins flat, usually white) to 6 pin pcie connector adapter.
    Go ahead and use them.

    Don't worry about getting it right, just so long as you don't try to force the wrong connection.
    Look carefully at the pins and sockets. Some will be square, and some rounded. Just make certain that they match up.

    It looks like your psu can supply 29a which is very sub par for a 650w unit.
    I see no harm in trying it, but be prepared to change out the psu if your graphics card does not seem to operate correctly.
    Most of the time we will not actually use the maximum amount of power suggested.

    This 620w antec unit supplies 48a for $45 after rebate:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371031
  4. geofelt said:
    PSU connectors are keyed so they can only go one way into the proper slots.
    The pci-e connectors are usually black, but it seems like your 650w psu is an older one, or it would already have two pci-e 6 pin connectors for graphics cards.
    To accomodate these psu's, graphics cards may include a molex(4 pins flat, usually white) to 6 pin pcie connector adapter.
    Go ahead and use them.

    Don't worry about getting it right, just so long as you don't try to force the wrong connection.
    Look carefully at the pins and sockets. Some will be square, and some rounded. Just make certain that they match up.

    It looks like your psu can supply 29a which is very sub par for a 650w unit.
    I see no harm in trying it, but be prepared to change out the psu if your graphics card does not seem to operate correctly.
    Most of the time we will not actually use the maximum amount of power suggested.

    This 620w antec unit supplies 48a for $45 after rebate:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371031



    Hey thanks for replying mmm maybe i should go for a Gtx 550 TI would that just be a better option ? or should i got for that 560 cause i really want to do gaming Right away :)

    Please maybe Refer me to a good graphics card and i dont want Ati or amd cause there really Expensive i reckon (in my opinion) and also i want to be able to play Battle field 3 In High or ultra if possible or Crysis 2 and Im willing to pay 250 and below for a decent graphics card.

    Thank you.
  5. Best answer
    blackwint3r3 said:
    Hey thanks for replying mmm maybe i should go for a Gtx 550 TI would that just be a better option ? or should i got for that 560 cause i really want to do gaming Right away :)

    Please maybe Refer me to a good graphics card and i dont want Ati or amd cause there really Expensive i reckon (in my opinion) and also i want to be able to play Battle field 3 In High or ultra if possible or Crysis 2 and Im willing to pay 250 and below for a decent graphics card.

    Thank you.


    I think your budget is good for a GTX560. I might go for this evga unit with a cooler that directs more of the heat out the back of the case:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130664

    It is inexpensive enough that you can also get the Antec psu I linked to for under your $250 budget if you need to.
  6. geofelt said:
    I think your budget is good for a GTX560. I might go for this evga unit with a cooler that directs more of the heat out the back of the case:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130664

    It is inexpensive enough that you can also get the Antec psu I linked to for under your $250 budget if you need to.


    Hey dude Whats better

    http://www.evga.com/products/moreinfo.asp?pn=01G-P3-1557-KR

    OR

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130664&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=27t7f2m5i8vk

    and take a look at the Shader clock and all of that stuff please tell me whats better.

    someone help me choose out of these two.

    Alright im going for the : EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Superclocked and thats that thanks everybody can't WAIT!
    So far All i can see is MY Green Evga has My Shader clock --- More Core Clock --- More memory Clock--- but yours has Alot more Cores in it I dont know what to do..
  7. Best answer selected by blackwint3r3.
  8. The 560 has over 50% more cores than the 550 you show. Sort of like comparing a V8 engine to a V6. Clock speed is like adding a larger carburetor. The 560 is a more powerful card and if you wanted to, you could overclock it. The 560 will give you much better graphics longevity.

    I would grab this 560ti, as it has even more cores, if I was upgrading now.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130604&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&PageSize=10&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&IsFeedbackTab=true#scrollFullInfo
  9. blackwint3r3 said:
    Hey dude Whats better

    http://www.evga.com/products/moreinfo.asp?pn=01G-P3-1557-KR

    OR

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130664&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=27t7f2m5i8vk

    and take a look at the Shader clock and all of that stuff please tell me whats better.

    someone help me choose out of these two.

    Alright im going for the : EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Superclocked and thats that thanks everybody can't WAIT!
    So far All i can see is MY Green Evga has My Shader clock --- More Core Clock --- More memory Clock--- but yours has Alot more Cores in it I dont know what to do..


    In graphics cards, you mostly get what you pay for.
    There are minor differences at the same price level, but not enough to worry about.
    If you played one game exclusively, then you might find a card that did relatively better at that game.
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