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Upgrading GPU.. Help!

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I'm upgrading my gtx 1050 (yuck) to an amd radeon rx 570 (not as yuck) 

I noticed that the 570 needs 6 and 8 pin connectors but the 1050 doesn't.

(I bought the PC prebuilt)

I was wondering if my PC has the connectors, if it comes in the box - and if so... where do I connect it.

My Pc is the Tornado R3 by PCspecialist if that helps

 

Edit: my PSU is a Corsair 350W.

Is it essential to meet with the recommended 450W?


I'm not used to this 

 

  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Motherboard
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  • RAM
    8Gb (x2 4gb Corsair Vengance)
  • GPU
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
  • Case
    Corsair Carbide Series Spec Delta RGB
  • Storage
    120GB SSD 1TB HDD
  • PSU
    Corsair VS350
  • Keyboard
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Which 570 need a freaking 6+8 pin? 

Open case and check your PSU model?


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5 minutes ago, BoulderPlayz said:

I'm upgrading my gtx 1050 (yuck) to an amd radeon rx 570 (not as yuck) 

I noticed that the 570 needs 6 and 8 pin connectors but the 1050 doesn't.

(I bought the PC prebuilt)

I was wondering if my PC has the connectors, if it comes in the box - and if so... where do I connect it.

My Pc is the Tornado R3 by PCspecialist if that helps

Open up the PC and take a picture of the power supply and post it here, really the only way to answer your question.


I apologize for the way I am. If my post seemed rude, that was not my intention. Just my ineptness in forming a nice coherent message.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, xAcid9 said:

Which 570 need a freaking 6+8 pin? 

Open case and check your PSU model?

https://www.sapphiretech.com/en/consumer/nitro-rx-570-4g-g5-oc


I'm not used to this 

 

  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Motherboard
    Asus Prime A320M-K
  • RAM
    8Gb (x2 4gb Corsair Vengance)
  • GPU
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
  • Case
    Corsair Carbide Series Spec Delta RGB
  • Storage
    120GB SSD 1TB HDD
  • PSU
    Corsair VS350
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G213
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Hero SE
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, minibois said:

Open up the PC and take a picture of the power supply and post it here, really the only way to answer your question.

Corsair 350W


I'm not used to this 

 

  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Motherboard
    Asus Prime A320M-K
  • RAM
    8Gb (x2 4gb Corsair Vengance)
  • GPU
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
  • Case
    Corsair Carbide Series Spec Delta RGB
  • Storage
    120GB SSD 1TB HDD
  • PSU
    Corsair VS350
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G213
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Hero SE
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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Just now, BoulderPlayz said:

Corsair 350W

Do you have a specific series, like VS, CX, etc.?

But as it is 350W I suspect it will not have dual 6+2 pin connectors. Their CX450 (450W) PSU only has a single PCIE connector too, so can't imagine this one has dual of those.

 

You probably need to upgrade your PSU as well. The CX550 or Be Quiet Pure Power 11 550W would be good options.

And keep in mind if the RX 580 or 590 isn't much more expensive it might be interesting too


I apologize for the way I am. If my post seemed rude, that was not my intention. Just my ineptness in forming a nice coherent message.

"Why do we suffer a lifetime for a moment of happiness?" - Anonymous

"FuryBSD, name of your sex tape" - Alex Clark

"How long do I have to keep going on? Someone end it already"

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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 hours ago, minibois said:

Do you have a specific series, like VS, CX, etc.?

But as it is 350W I suspect it will not have dual 6+2 pin connectors. Their CX450 (450W) PSU only has a single PCIE connector too, so can't imagine this one has dual of those.

 

You probably need to upgrade your PSU as well. The CX550 or Be Quiet Pure Power 11 550W would be good options.

And keep in mind if the RX 580 or 590 isn't much more expensive it might be interesting too

Would the vs550 be good enough (and yes I’m planning now on getting the 580. thank you very much)


I'm not used to this 

 

  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Motherboard
    Asus Prime A320M-K
  • RAM
    8Gb (x2 4gb Corsair Vengance)
  • GPU
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
  • Case
    Corsair Carbide Series Spec Delta RGB
  • Storage
    120GB SSD 1TB HDD
  • PSU
    Corsair VS350
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G213
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Hero SE
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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11 minutes ago, BoulderPlayz said:

Would the vs550 be good enough (and yes I’m planning now on getting the 580. thank you very much)

It would work, but if it isn't much more I would recommend a Corsair CX550 or Be Quiet Pure Power 11 over the VS550.


I apologize for the way I am. If my post seemed rude, that was not my intention. Just my ineptness in forming a nice coherent message.

"Why do we suffer a lifetime for a moment of happiness?" - Anonymous

"FuryBSD, name of your sex tape" - Alex Clark

"How long do I have to keep going on? Someone end it already"

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