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Adding Video Card Newly

Q: Adding Video Card Newly

Hi, I have bought HP ENVY - 15-as102nx just now and I don't have any graphic card in it. I feel it necessary now and would like to add a new one. Is it possible, if possible will it effect my warranty.

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A: Adding Video Card Newly

Hi, Your machine does not have a place to add video card. The integrated video chip is soldered to the motherboard. By the way, we can't add or change video card on nearly all consumer laptops. Regards.

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Hey everyone. I just bought and installed a xfx geforce 9600gt. when i reboot the computer it doesn't recognize any new hardware. i need help. here are my computer specs:
Cpu amd athlon 64 X2 4200+
Core speed: 2204.7 MHz
motherboard model C51g+mcp51( no manufacturers name with cpu-z)
PCI-E
2 gig ram
Power supply Delta Electronics
output: +12V/15 amp 300 watts
I also had to buy a Y- power cable to reach my power supply. I am new at this and appreciate any and all help you may provide.
thanks in advance.
 

A:Trouble with newly installed video card

Hey Jahnobi

Do you have an older graphics card that you can try on the system? I'm curious to find out whether it's the new card that could be the problem or if it's the slot that's damaged. At first glance it sounds like a hardware problem to be honest but it could also be incompatible drivers or another software related issue. Check with another graphics card first and get back to us.

Spyder_1386
 

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I recently bought a new video card (ATI Radeon 3650 HD Pro [AGP Type]) for my computer, and I plugged it in, i'm pretty sure I have everything in nice and snug and even plugged in the power supply, but I'm not getting a picture, just the yellow light that suggest that there is no connection to the monitor. I tried searching for the answer but I havent found anything, anyone know the cause or a solution to this?
 

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Hi,

I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?
 

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JTM said:

Hi,

I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?Click to expand...

can you give a little more info about the mobo?

doc
 

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I have a motherboard with the video adapter onboard. Problem is I don't have any drivers for the motherboard or its video. So my resolution is stuck at 16 color.

If I put a PCI Video adapter in the computer, do I need to change anything on the motherboard. I would thinking to just buy a cheap video card with drivers and install.

Now I remember seeing a bunch of jumpers and I hope you will not tell me that I may need to change a jumper because the jumpers are beyond me. I have no documentation for that motherboard.

I hope I can just Plug n Play. What do you guys think???
 

A:Adding a video card to a video on motherboard system???

i would first check the BIOS menu of your motherboard to see if the onboard video can be turned off there. If so, then you're all set.

If not, then post the exact manufacturer of your motherboard and the model and someone here can probably find info on it for you...

In fact, someone might even be able to get drivers for your onboard video!!
 

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MY computer specs are:
perating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.150202-1526)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: DX4860
BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/31/11 10:13:44 Ver: 04.06.04
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8096MB RAM
Page File: 4709MB used, 11480MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 64bit Unicode

I am vondering can i add a video card to my system? I want to play game star citizen with it if its possible. Games requirments are:
Minimum System Requirements
Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) Service Pack 1, Windows 8 (64 bit)
DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
Quad core CPU
8GB Memory

Any help would be apriciated ty.
 

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I want to use dual monitors. I bought a Y-splitter, but all that does is show the same thing on both screens. I believe I need to install a second video card. According to manual, I have a pci express x16 card slot open and a pci express X1 card slot. Is it possible to use either one of these and would you recommend a card.

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Okay, so I just got a new computer, this one:

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=7810486

I'd like to upgrade by adding the max amount of memory and a new video card - probably this one, http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...812&SRCCODE=PRICEGRABBER&CMP=OTC-PRICEGRABBER

Thing is, I'm not sure if the power supply can take it - I'm kind of a newb to this stuff. Is there any way you guys could tell me what my power supply is and if I'll need another one?

Thanks in advance.. I really appreciate any help.
 

A:Adding a new video card.. help?

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 D250S1 and I'm wanting to add a third monitor, with a second video card.
What video card would you recommend?

Thanks in advance.

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I'm thinking of adding a video card to my 1 year old HP desktop. Is there a site or way to figure out if a card would give me a decent improvement? My HP is an AMD A8 6500 (3.5 GHz) with INTEGRATED Radeon HD 8570D graphics card, which seems pretty fast as it is, but I'd like to add a budget or midrange card ($50-$150). I don't need top end performance, just a decent improvement. Would a budget card even improve the performance at all? Also, if I add a card, do I have to reassign the memory that was used for the integrated card to the processor, or does that happen automatically? TIA
 

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I need help installing a graphics card on a ASUS M3N78-EM motherboard, which has an onboard video card. The graphics card I wanna install is an NVIDIA 9800 GTX.

What fo I need 2 do??
 

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Hi! This is my first post on this forum and I hope someone can help me out.

I'm trying to add a ATI Rage Pro Turbo PCI video card and I am probably doing things in the wrong order and i am nervous i'll end up without any display. I have on-board graphics on my motherboard (Gigabyte K8VM800MAE) and in the manual it says that on-board graphics is automatically disabled when you add a graphics card. So in Device Manager I uninstalled the on-board graphics, shut down, and installed the ATI card in PCI 1. I connected my monitor to the new card and restarted. Monitor says no signal. I hooked the monitor back to the old output and i have display but with lower resolution than I had before (i was able to change back to proper resolution) . I went back to Device Manager and the on-board graphics was still there and the new ATI card was recognized too. In Properties it says: Device cannot start (Code 10).

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks
Sean

Acer Aspire T135
AMD Sempron 3300+
2.0 GHz
160 GB HD
256 MB DDR RAM
Gigabyte K8VM800MAE Motherboard

Windows XP Home Edition
 

A:Adding Video Card - Won't Work

Double check your cable. Make sure you didn't bend any pins.
 

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I need to run dual monitors on this computer. I purchased an EVGA GEFORCE GT 610 video card with dual DVI outputs. The card specifications say the PC power supply needs to be 300 watts, and have 16 amps of +12 V available, which the power supply in the Envy 700-216 meets. Plugging the card in results in no booting, no video out of either the card or the on-board video, and 8 beeps. Don't know if the card is just not compatible, or the card is defective, or the PC has a problem. Is there anything I can check to narrow down the problem? Thanks, audioconsultant  










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A:Adding video card to HP Envy 700-216

Hi: When you install a non-HP video card on any HP PC that came with Windows 8 or newer from the factory, you need to change two BIOS settings before adding your new video card. Please see this link for what settings to change...you will need to remove the video card if you have not done so already to change the settings. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03653200/  

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Hello everyone, I have an HP pc model H8-1010 with the OEM AMD Radeon HD 6450 video card and I was wondering I it would be possible to add another video card to one of the 3 PCI Express x1 slots for the purpose of capturing and recording video. Thank you for any help.
 

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Ok I'm new here so sorry if I'm writing in the wrong place!
To the question at hand.
I own a PC with a AsRock 4Core1333-eSATA2 motherboard, and a power supply of 450 W.
So my question is would it be abble to run the Gigabyte ATI HD 6570 OC 1GB video card.
I'm looking to upgrade my pc with out spending too much money. And I'm thinking of adding 2 plates Kingston DIMM DDR2 1 GB 800 MHz to the 2 that I already have.
I don't really have an idea of what I'm doing so I need some help.

Thank you!
 

A:Choosing a video card and adding RAM

I believe the 6500 series cards require at least a 500 Watt power supply so you will most likely require a power supply upgrade as well if you choose that card.
 

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My sister has an old HP running Windows ME. It has a 233Mhz Pentium CPU and 96MB of RAM. She needs to get a new video card for her computer (The one she has got bent up during transport to their new house). My question is: Can I get any video card for her computer or will certain one's not work in her computer? I know I need to get a PCI video card, because that is the slot she has available, but is there anything else I need to consider, since this is such an old machine?

Thanks in advance for any help.
 

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I have an emachines T6216 which has built in nvidia geforce 6100. I would like to install nvidia geforce gt 610 card which has onboard memory. How do I disable the built in graphics? The settings in BIOS do not appear to disable built in no matter how I configure. Any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated. This is a dual boot system with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04.
 

A:emachines T6216 - adding a video card

inserting a card generally disables the onboard

your psu will need to be up here to run the card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151093

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013

boot from the onboard
in the device manager disable the onboard
if the card is listed uninstall it
turn the computer off
install the card
change the video cable from the onboard to the card
reboot into the bios
check to see if you can disable the onboard in there and set it to detect agp or pcie first
save and exit the bios tapping f8 and choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install your drivers for the card
reboot the computer
 

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Can Vista support more than 1 GPU driver? I am running Vista Ult 64. Looking to upgrade to Windows 7.

I previously had an Nvidia 8800GT as my primary graphics card and also had an 8500GT installed as well on my dual boot XP/Vista PC. They worked fine and the computer recognized both correclty on both OS's I think I didn't have any trouble b/c as I found it all 8 series cards use the same driver.

I bought a new primary GPU, a ATi Sapphire 4870 1GB Toxic. I am NOT trying to run SLI or Crossfire, I need availability for 3+ monitors. Can I have two completely different video drivers? I was under the impression NO, but a computer parts guy said I can install an Nvidia & ATi driver as long as I do not install the supplemental software.

A:Adding 2nd Video Card in a NON Crossfire configuration

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device...imonVista.mspx

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I am upgrading a Dell. I just successfully installed an additional 128MB Ram. However the problem is with the Video Card. It already has onboard video with a pathetic 8MB of Video Ram. I got a nvidia e-TNT 2 M64 PCI video card and installed it. The neat little installer program first removed all the old drivers, then installed the new ones. Everything was going good untill I realized that I couldn't get a signal through the new PCI card until I reinstalled the drivers on the onboard display adapter and set up the TNT card as a SECONDARY monitor. But that's not what I want to do.

-->I want to stop using the onboard adapter (with 8MB) and use the new TNT card (with 32MB) as my primary (and ONLY) display.

I can go into Display Properties, enable monitor 2 (the TNT), move the position of the two monitors around, but I can't disable monitor 1 (the onboard) and I can't set 2 as the primary. The option to set 2 as primary is greyed out and the option to unset 1 from being primary is also greyed out. The only option I have is A: use the onboard only or B: use both moniters and stretch the display across both. If I try to uncheck the "display screen across both monitors, it disables monitor 2.

btw, when this Dell boots up, all that is displayed is the Dell splash screen with no options, it doesn't display the POST, it goes directly from the Dell logo to the Windows 98 logo.

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A:{RESOLVED}Trouble adding Video card - TNT 2 M64

Try this

in device manager, remove both display adapter cards and restart. On restart hit the escape key to hopefully get rid of the dell logo. Press Ctrl Alt Enter to enter bios setup. Look for an option to initiate display first, set it to pci(thinking that the onboard is agp. Save and exit and see if it works.
 

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Try as I might, I cannot for the life of me add in an additoinal video card to this computer. When I tried initially all video (including the integrade one) would be disabled (i.e. no video at all) and would only work AFTER I removed the extrernal/additional card. When I look in the BIOS I see the integrated video is enabled but it is grayed out so I can't disable it. When I play around with the slot security settings I can get the additional video card to be installed alongside, but it is never recongized by the system or Windows - nothing shows up.

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I saw a D815EEA post recently on this forum section made by TANSOCAL and I knew from the answers I saw I could get some great advice and suggestions on video cards and RAM upgrades for my PC.

Here's my problem: I can't run more than 2-3 apps w/out low memory freezes and slowdowns. My PC needs are not high-end (for now), so I figure upgrading my RAM and video may help. I need a stable system for some web design and work projects where I'll be running Adobe, Macromedia and Office software. I have tweaked my system for better PC (RAM/startup managers, etc.) and DSL (3Mbps) performance and updated all my OS/HW drivers.


Here's what I got:

- An Intel D815EEA mobo w/a PIII 933MHz and PC100 3CL 128SDRAM chip
- 4x AGP slot - the video is integrated Intel 82815 graphic controller
- Latest Windows 98SE and hardware drivers and DirectX 9.0c
- Audio (SoundMAX 3D Sensaura) and LAN are also integrated
- 30GB ATA Primary Fat32 and 60GB ATA slave (routinely fragmented)
- 15" Elements Cyclone 7A monitor mainly run @ 1024x 16-bit resolution


The motherboard will only recognize 512RAM (@ max 133MHz speed). One website I found offers a $58 256MB PC133 2CL SDRAM chip, a $55 AGP Radeon 128MB 9200SE. I also found a $30 64MB Radeon 9200SE.

My budget's awful right now, so all I can think of is getting one of those cheap x8 AGP Radeons and a 256 CL2 133MHz RAM chip until I can get a whole new system. The RAM and card should be under or around $100. ... Read more

A:Adding a Radeon video card question

You don't need a new video card for the things you described here. A powerful video card is only useful to you if you play demanding games or work with some big CAD projects.
 

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After I added 2x4GB DDR2 800 mhz ram to my PC and this beastly video card (Nvidia GTX 960 4GB), i started getting BSOD with messages IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, an attempt was made to write to read only memory BSOD and probably others.
I found that 1 of the ram's was corrupted, so I replaced both of the ones i had with 2 others, which were tested in memtest and by windows - all fine. So Ram is not the case anymore. I'm guessing either my PSU cannot feed the GPU (I'm said I have a 450 W PSU, but I believe it to be 500, still not sure), mainly because 1 of the fans for the PSU is broken since like 3 years, and I think the new GPU is making the PSU overheat too much. Other cause would be the hard drive, but I ran window's disk error checking thingy, with a tick on to fix bad sectors - still experiencing issues.
Please give me an insight on what the problem might be - overheating issue (PSU related) or Wattage issue (again PSU related) or something entirely different?

I'm getting the BSOD only when playing video games. Normal PC activity does not cause BSOD.

Thank you!

A:BSOD after changing video card and adding ram

Hi SpiritBob,

What memtest did you use?

Please upload the chkdsk logs Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

Please run the DM Log Collector again and upload a new zip, the current uploaded one misses several logs.
You could check if there are 18 .txt,
1 .nfo,
1 or more .dmp,
files present, if this is the case then all logs are present
If there are a few missing, no problem as we can get them manually if required

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Looking for some help. I recently purchased an HP Pavilion 500-314.  Specs are as follows: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04293928 The unit includes integrated Radeon R7 graphics, and comes with a 300w power supply I purchased this unit in large part because it explicitly states that "Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards".  I run a quad-monitor setup for my work, and have traditionally done this using an ATI Firepro 2450 card. I have now tried three different external graphics cards, and can get none of them to work: First attempt was with a VisionTec Radeon HD 5570 (item #900345).  This card supports quad monitor setup, and requires a minimum 250w power supply.  When I installed the card, the HP Pavilion repeatedly beeped a series of 4 or 5 (can't remember which) beeps, but refused to send an image to any video output (either onboard or the new card). Next attempt was with an EVGA GeForce GT 610.  This is a dual monitor setup, and requires a minimum 300w power supply.  Got the same exact response as with the VisionTec (i.e. series of beeps...computer would not fire any monitors up). So with both of these (new) cards, I basically gave up immediately as I couldn't even get into BIOS (b/c no monitors would work) to see what was going on.  My understanding is that the series of 4-5 beeps usually means that there is a graphics card issue, or that the card that has been added doesn't have sufficie... Read more

A:HP Pavilion 500-314: big problems adding external video card

Big_Dave, Thanks so much for your quick reply. The first time I spoke with HP Support, they had me disable secure boot.  Unfortunately my problems persisted (i.e. the cards wouldn't install properly).  However, after reading the link you provided I was inspired to try things one last time with a fresh start.  I uninstalled all drivers, removed all cards, re-engaged secure boot, rebooted, shut down, disabled secure boot, reinstalled the cards, and rebooted.  Lo and behold, this time the system accepted the GeForce GT 610 card. Hard for me to express how thankful I am to you.  I've spent two weeks and countless hours trying to get this fixed.  Just wish that I'd found these forums sooner. WallMonkey02

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Hello HP admins, My laptop has only an Intel inside. So, basically when Im playing heavy games like GTA 5 i can't play it in high Graphics. I would like to know if its possible to add Video card like AMD or Nvidia to my laptop so i can play in High graphics ? 











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A:Hp ProBook 440 G1 4th Generation i5-4200M Adding Video card

Hi: The only way you can upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual that has the amd/Intel switchable graphics. That would be a very costly and labor intensive project.

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Hi all, I just bought a DELL i3650 with i5-6400 and 16G ram. Wondering if I can add an 250G SSD and a GTX 1050 Ti to make it more gamer friendly without messing up the power supply. Anyone has done it or can provide any insights? Thanks!

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Help!!!I'm trying to add a video card to my machine so I can have HDMI out.When I intall the card I loose all video output.When I can actually get to work windows shows 3 displays.The video output is not correct when I can get anything to show on my displays.Card I'm trying to use is a GeForce 210.I couldn't start a chat session, when I called I ended up in a black hole.Put on hold by first tech, then my called picked up by someone that had no knowledge of the info I provided to the first tech.Called again, told no installation help available, then provided a web address for installation help that didn't work.(fruonfones.com)Why can't I just plug in this PCI card and have it work.Really frustrated, adding a video card is supposed to be much easier than this!

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I don't know if I don't have enough juice or what, but after I add an external video card I get a BSOD.

This never happen before so I don't know what changed when I added an external video card that now it crashes when I would have one before it was fine.

A:BSOD after adding an external video card error 0x000000124

Start by updating your system specifications so we would have a better understanding
of the hardware involved.
System Info - See Your System Specs
What I can pick from the .zip file you uploaded is as such:

Code:
VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa800e2991c0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff880051924a8, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 0000000000000004, Optional internal context dependent data.
This bugcheck is usually associated with driver failure but can be attributed to hardware under the right circumstances.
DXDIAG reports HD graphics as your GPU, which is another reason to why I asked you
to fill-out your system specifications.

Code:
Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000


Code:
WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR (124)
A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80070b5028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 00000000b2000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000081000402, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

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I've built this computer. When I power it on, all of the fans work, the lights come on, the DVD drive works, and it had no beeps. With that being said, there's not output video. I've tried it on two different monitors with HDMI and VGA connection. Can someone please take a look to see if I 'am missing anything? The only thing I can think of being the problem is maybe the hard drive, being that a friend gave me the drive as he had it lying around. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009HP42HQ/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

CPU: AMD A10-5800K APU 3.8Ghz
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0095VP8D4/ref=oh_details_o00_s03_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

PSU: Corsair Builder Series CX 430 Watt
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0092ML1SC/ref=oh_details_o00_s03_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

RAM: Kingston ValueRAM 4GB 1600MHz DDR3
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0084IEU60/ref=pe_385040_30332190_pe_175190_21431760_M3T1_ST1_dp_1

HDD: 320 GB Western Digital HDD (I got this hard drive from a friend of mine. He used it in another computer and had it lying around)
 

A:Why won't my newly built PC output video?

You can disconnect the HDD, but that shouldn't affect video output.

The motherboard is either not completing POST or there is a hardware issue.
 

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Hey all, have an issue that I need some assistance with.

About a month ago I purchased a gaming PC through a reputable gaming PC company. Since then, I've had nothing but issues with it. I was getting constant BSOD's and read/write errors in certain games, then eventually hard-lockups. I narrowed the issue down to the mobo and HD, so yesterday I bought replacements for the both of them. I rebuilt everything and now, when I attempt to boot, I get no video. Everything else is powering up just fine, and the fan on the video card is even spinning (so I know that the card's not completely dead). Any idea of what the issue may be? Here's my setup...

PROCESSOR: AMD 64 X2 6000+ (3.01ghz Dual Core)
MOBO: Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe nForce 590
HD: Western Digital 320GB Caviar SE 7200 RPM (SATA)
RAM: 2x1GB DDR2 PC6400 Corsair XMS2 Xtreme
VIDEO: XFX GeForce 8800GTS
AUDIO: On-Board
POWER: CoolerMaster 600W eXtreme Power

Any help is greatly appreciated. I'm about ready to take a sledgehammer to it after the month I've had.
 

A:Newly rebuilt PC, no video on-boot...

Why didn't you take it back to the PC company to fix?
 

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Hi. Need your help...
Just purchased the following components of my new system from NewEgg... Put it all together and video does not work. Looks like all lights are lit, fans are spinning, but no video when trying to boot up and no beeps...
I am at a total loss... Please help...

Here are my system specs:

CASE ROSEWILL|CHALLENGER RT
PSU CORSAIR|CMPSU-850TX 850W RT
MB GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD5 LGA1366 R
CPU INTEL|CORE I7 950 3.06G 45N R
VGA MSI| N470GTX TWIN FROZR II R
MEM 4Gx3|GSKILL F3-12800CL9T-12GBRL
HD 1.5T|WD 7K 64M WD1501FASS % - OEM
KB&MS LOGITECH | MK550 R
BR BURN LITE-ON | IHBS112 % - OEM
DVD BURNER LITE-ON | IHAS424-98
CARD READER|KOUTECH IO-FPM421 R
WIN PRO 7 64-BT ENG 1PK DSP OEI DVD - OEM
 

A:Video does not show on newly built system

The lack of video might be a symptom of something other than the video itself. Did you use motherboard standoffs? Did you connect the 8 pin 12V connector on the motherboard? Are both external PCI-E power connectors on the graphics card hooked up to the PSU?

If the above items don't help, remove/disconnect all components from the motherboard except one RAM module, the CPU, CPU heatsink/fan, graphics card (and power connections) PSU, front panel ON switch and see if it will post. Of course, shut off the power to the PC while removing and inserting components.

If you still have trouble, to eliminate the possibility of shorts try removing the motherboard from the case, place it on a soft, non-conducting surface and connect the above components and see if it will post.
 

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OS: Win '98 (2nd ed.)
Processor: 500mhz Celeron
Mobo: Abit VA6 PC133
Memory: Major 128mb SDRAM PC100
HD: Maxtor 20gb
CD-ROM/burner: HP 8250i
Floppies: Sony 3.5" (2)
Sound: creative Labs Ensoniq
Video: All in Wonder Radeon 32MB (AGP)
Modem(s): Kingston Ethernet Adapter, Diamond Supermax 56k v.90
OK, there are the system specs; now here is the problem. I just recently upgraded to the AIW Radeon video card from an ATI 8mb Rage Fury Pro. All old display drivers were first removed before installing the new ones. I d/l the latest display driver for that card from ATI's site. I got the latest chipset drivers and even flashed the bios. Still, I cannot enable full hardware acceleration w/o having the system freeze up on me (only basic hardware acceleration functions can be successfully enabled). Also, when I try to run any 3D games, I get the "3D card not found message." Everything I could possibly think of, I've done ... and still to no avail. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

THC
 

A:Problems w/ newly installed vid card

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My 9 year old has a dell optiplex 755 SFF, he is asking me to upgrade his video card so he can play games like minecraft and some games on steam.
We are on a budget and found this Sapphire radeon 6450 on newegg for $39.99
Will this work in his computer and allow him to play minecraft? steam?
www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx;cm_re=6450-_-14-102-933-_-Product&RandomID=1698470702508220150427173530

Thanks in advance

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hello, ho can u switch form an installed videocard to an on-motherboard video card? help plz
 

A:question on switching installed video card and thse form an on-motherboard video card

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Yes, as the title says, I have a problem with my new graphics card..

before I get started, I'd just like to say that this is the first grapics card I've bought after researching graphics cards

My system I made with this card is:
Asus mobo P4P800 SE
Mushkin dual pack 2x512MB DDR RAM (Total 1 Gig)
Intel P4 3.0Ghz Processor (Prescott)
80Gb Seagate harddrive
Lite-on DVD combo Drive
HP R/W CD drive
Sony FDD
(All except the HP R/W CD drive bought from Newegg.com)

Problem with Card and system:

My graphics card and system seem to restart by itself when it over heats, so I uped the heat shut off to 70C but it still has problems, and now the card isn't work with my monitor (a KDS Radius 17" LCD screen) and all the proper drivers are loaded from the nVIDIA website and I don't know what to do, can anyone give me advice to get it to work at all, because I don't really want to have to return it....

Thanks muchly for any input...

Edit: Forgot, I'm running this all off a 330W PSU, so I don't know if that helps... along with a total of 4 80mm fans in my case.

Not to mention if I'm forgetting any important info, tell me and I'll find it, I'd like to get this fixed cause it is headache city.
 

A:Problem with my newly bought XFX Geforce FX 5200 AGP card

It sounds like the card is overheating and that could have damaged the card. The 5200's seem to be very troublesome. If you can get a 5500 or a Radeon 9550. Thay dont cost much more.
 

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Hello Im having trouble with this black border I have around my screen. I recently installed a AMD Radeon 7770 Graphics card and resolution was changed and it all looked different.

My monitor is a Samsung 21.5 inch LED HDMI Monitor VGA (previously) now it is connected through a DVI adapter for the graphics card. And when installed the graphics card , it set it automatically to 1600 x 900. I had to change this in AMD CCC to 1920 x 1080. Monitor only just came with the Vga cable and doesnt look like it has a HDMI port on the back of the monitor.

Later i noticed a 1 inch black border and i tried all week to find the solution but I couldn't. I did what everyone did. I tried finding the overscan/underscan options in CCC but it wasn't there. I tried auto adjusting the monitor itself. I had the latest drivers for the graphics card. & I tried changing the resolution and all sorts.

funny thing is , when i didnt have a graphics card , it all looked fine and no border or anything & even my USB 2.0 slots don't work on the computer anymore?

Please help cause im in two minds whether to give back the graphics card or keep it.

here are my PC specs also :
- Processor - AMD A10-6800K APU with Radeon (tm) graphics
- RAM: 8GB

A:Black Border with newly installed Graphics card?!

If I'm not mistaken, it will be found under "My Digital Flat Panels" in "Scaling Options (Digital Flat Panel)", on an external display. Or so that's where I find it on my notebook's legacy CCC.

Looks to be the same on the newer one:
Not really sure what to tell you about the USB. First place I'd check would be Device Manager, look for an "!" next to it = might need a driver update. If you're really unlucky, it could be a controller burnout.

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I recently finished putting together a new build (my first time). It passed POST and everything seemed to be working until I noticed that a dialog popped up with "Display driver updated" and restarted my computer. Restarting caused the monitor to have haphazard white stripes all across it after the BIOS screen (on the Windows loading screen). (If necessary, I will put up a picture later - at work right now.) Going into safe mode and uninstalling the driver software allowed the system to start up normally again.
 
People across the internet seem to think that the graphics card might be broken (not as a response to me personally but to others with a similar problem), but my graphics card is almost brand new out of the box, so I find this unlikely. Others have suggested ensuring that all the motherboard drivers (including the BIOS) are up to date before installing the GPU drivers. (Once I get home from work today, I'll re-check this thread, update all my motherboard and BIOS drivers, and try again.)
 
I'd really like to ask for help and make sure there's nothing wrong with the GPU, or with any of my other components, before giving up on it and asking for a refund/exchange. Any help would be very greatly appreciated.
 
System specs:
Intel Core i7-4790 Haswell processor
ASRock H97 Anniversary motherboard
Crucial M500 240 GB SSD
WD Blue 1 TB HDD
Asus GTX 980 Ti GPU
Corsair HXi 850W Platinum PSU

A:Newly-built computer, graphics card woes

Its entirely possible you have a defective GPU. Make sure you have the GPU seated correctly, pop it out and pop it back in - just to make sure.
 
I would hold off on updating the BIOS drivers. Just make sure all others are up to date and you get the latest Nvidia drivers for the 980. I would do the BIOS update as a last ditch effort if the other newer drivers for everything else doesn't work. If then the BIOS update doesn't' help, I would RMA the GPU.

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So I built this rig about a month ago and I cannot get it to work for the life of me. Whenever I install the display drivers, it is like they do not even take effect, the screen flickers, and then it either BSODS or freezes. I've elliminated the cpu or the motherboard as problems as I've already replaced BOTH the cpu and the motherboard, so they cannot be faulty and there cannot be problems with them because I have the same problem with a new motherboard and a new cpu.

This is my build:

Newegg.com - AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6550D AD3870WNGXBOX

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-A75M-S2V FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Newegg.com - CORSAIR 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Model CMV16GX3M2A1333C9

Newegg.com - APEVIA X-Gear ATXB5KLW-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 420W Power Supply

Newegg.com - HGST HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

I've installed the drivers that have come with the motherboard and everything. I'm using vista 32 bit basic.... I've even installed several different versions of catalyst, even the latest beta catalyst drivers 12.8. The computer ONLY bsods and freezes when the display drivers are installed. I do not understand why it is doing this even though I've replaced the MOBO and APU. Can someone please help... Read more

A:Newly Built Computer BSOD's or freezes when video drivers are installed.

You may also want to install your AMD drivers without the Catalyst Control Center/Vision Engine Control Center software. Download the version of ATI drivers that you want to install, and then do the following steps. Start the installation program to install your drivers and ATI software. When you get to the option to Express/Custom install, cancel the installation. Your drivers should now exist in C:\AMD\Support\xx-x_vista_win7_64_dd_ccc where the x's replace your version number of the driver software.
Uninstall all AMD software related to your graphics card by uninstalling AMD Catalyst Install Manager in Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program
If AMD Catalyst Install Manager is not listed, use the following method to uninstall the graphics drivers:Click Start Menu
Right Click My Computer/Computer
Click Manage
Click Device Manager from the list on the left
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click the adapter
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in Delete driver software for this device (if this option is available, otherwise just hit OK) and hit OK

Alternatively:Login as an adminstrative user
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Hardware and Sound
Click Device Manager (the last link under Devices and Printers)
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click th... Read more

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How can I remove or re-allocated unallocated space on a new SD flash card? Windows "manage" displays a 16 mb unallocated space on my new SD card. Cannot allocate, format, or remove it.
 

A:Removing unallocated space on newly formated flash card

Create a new partition using part or all the unallocated space. I don't use Windows' Disk Management, but I think with it you do: Action - All Tasks - New Simple Volume.
 

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I just recently bought an Asus G751JT, and I've been having some issues with the wireless internet right off the bat (this computer is the only one with the problem ruling out the connection or router being bad). The wireless card connects to the router well enough, even regular browsing is possible; however, any streaming of video is unbearably choppy, and downloads frequently fail or break. I even had an extreme amount of difficulty getting the internet to hold together long enough to download the first batch of updates. Downloads and internet usage was improved in safe mode with networking, so I'm not thinking that it is bad hardware (although if it is figuring out soon would be best). Despite the problems I'm having, if I ping a website on a loop I don't see any lost packets or notable increase in ping time. So far the only work-around I've found is run my wireless card in 802.11b mode; however, this is obviously not desirable. According to speedtest.net when I wasn't in b mode my ping was 9 ms with 21.51 mbps down and 4.37 up.

So far I have renewed ipconfig, reset the winsock catalog, reinstalled the drivers, tried older drivers, turned off any power saving features for the wireless card, uninstalled (and promptly reinstalled after testing) antivirus software, removed and readded the device in device manager, and played around with just about every configuration I could think of in the driver.

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A:Solved: Unstable Internet Through Wireless Card on Newly Bought Computer

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Just finished building a new PC for my mates brother, all components seemed to be secure.
I turn on the PC with just the power cable in YAY! it turns on, so i think this is too good to be true, it turns on first time! I unplug it take it upstairs to my monitor, plug in my monitor into the AGP card i installed in it (Nvidia 5600XT) then booted it back up. The monitor stays on standby, no signal input sign floating round the sreen. AHA the motherboard has onboard graphics, maybe it defaults to that? I remove the AGP card, plug the monitors cable into the VGA socket on the motherboard, boot it back up! Still nothing!!!
I presumed that because the fan comes on, CD drive and HDD that the processor is intalled right. So then I reset the CMOS (normally solves most things in my case lol) boot it back up, and still i got nothing. The monitor and the Cable work fine, and the AGP card is fine to as my friend used it in his other PC before giving it to me! Motherboard is brand new, and i had the same model before, (just without the onboard graphics) Memory is also intalled right, i checked twice!

For the love of god help me!
Could it be something to do with the Hard drive??
Slave/Master wrong way round??
Disk Drive faulty
I DON'T KNOWW!!! lol
(the only old bits in the PC are the Hard Drive, 2 Disk drives and the case itself)
Please consider everthing before just saying faulty!
this the Motherboard in question
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWeb/Product...uID=22&LanID=8
Thanks
 

A:Newly Built PC, no input signal to Monitor, from AGP card and Onboard Graphics

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Hi there,
I have recently got a Nvidia NVS Quadro 420 graphics card and have tried to connect up to 4 screens, Unfortunately this hasn?t worked and I was hoping you can help.
The equipment I have is;
Dell Optiplex 380 desktop computer, running windows 10 32-bit.
Cables being used are;
VHDCI to DVI-D splitter to 4 screens,
DVI-D to VGA straight connection to connect 4 VGA displays
So this setup goes as follows;
VHDCI >  VHDCI to DVI-D Splitter > DVI-D to VGA straight connection > VGA cable to each screen
With the above setup, Looking at the graphics card theres power going to it as fan is spinning but the screens remain unresponsive.
I have also looked in the BIOS to check if there anything there stopping it from working, everything looks ok to me.
Is there anything else I can try?
Thanks
Simon Wylie

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I just installed a new sound card and I've tried everything to get it operating.
 

A:Sound Card, Newly installed & not working..Everest Home Report Attached!

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Hello,

I have an OptiPlex 9010 with onboard Display Port & VGA
I am trying to hookup a new 58 inch Samsung TV which only has 2 hdmi ports and composite & component.
I need both hdmi for laptop hookups so I can't use them for the Dell 9010.
I want to run VGA to either the composite or the component.
Will the onboard VGA do this?
I have a cable like this:

A:Does my OptiPlex 9010 video card support S-Video or Composite Video out through its VGA port

Quilty-MUN,The adapter in the image should work for your purpose connecting to the TV.

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I would like to add English subtitles to an Italian video which I want to burn to dvd. I have the sub and idx files along with the video. I tried using DVD Flick to do this. But it rendered the movie from widescreen to fullscreen. (Apart from that it works fine.)

I am using Ashampoo Burning Studio 11 and Shrink & Burn 3 to burn dvds. Neither of these programs seems able to include the subtitles.

Can you recommend a program to use? Thanks.
 

A:Adding subtitles to a video.

ConvertXtoDVD and I believe DVDSanta support that option.
 

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I added some video to my website but the file size was huge. For about 10sec. of video it was almost 9meg. I saved them as .avi Is there a file type that would have been better. I would liketo beable to put a longer video and smaller size.
Any help would be appriciated.

thanks,
Senna
 

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I I have an Acer Aspire M3450 windows 7 , I wish to add a discrete video card gtx 730. Do I need to disable the onboard video before I add the card or do I install and windows will do it automatically?   Thanks for your reply in advance,g3b

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