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Blank screen after hooking up new PSU

By cashblingbling
Dec 15, 2007
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  1. i just put in a new PSU and turned the PC on, it came ON just fine the fans were spinning , but the screen just stays blank , my motherboard has a 24 pin connector , and the PSU has a 20 pin connector, but it worked just fine with my old PSU it had a 20 pin connector and 4 were left out and it still worked fine , so can somebody please help me out ....Thanks
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Suggest you install a 24 pin power supply. Those extra four pins are the key to video graphics on some boards...
    Does your video graphics card have its own power socket on the back end?
  3. cashblingbling

    cashblingbling TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 98

    i just use the onboard graphics , but the power supply that came with this pc used the same 20 pin connector and 4 pins werent connected and it worked great , but wont work with this PSU
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