PSU power connector with GPU

Hi, I need a question answered for my first budget build ever! :pt1cable:

I am planning on buying Antec VP-450 watt PSU.

For my graphics card I am planning on buying XFX AMD Radeon HD 6870

Now my question is this:

My PSU only has one 6pin PCI power connector and the GPU needs 2 6pin.

Do I have to buy another PSU instead that carries two 6pin pci connectors or is there another way to solve this problem?
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    Usually graphics cards come with a dual Molex to PCI 6/8pin adapter, so you can wire it up that way.
    Should be something like this.

    Though I would advise to get a different PSU anyway. That unit isnt 80+ certified, doesnt have Active PFC, efficiency is unknown and although Antec are a good brand, their lower end stuff isnt to be trusted. Also 450W is cutting it fine.
    I would recommend this unit. All XFX units are made by Seasonic, regarded as the best manufacturer. 80+ Bronze rating and has features like Active PFC. Comes with a 6pin and a 6/8pin PCI-E connector built into the unit.
    XFX Core 550W, 80+ Bronze non-modular. $65
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