Graphic card not compatible with my Dell

By pc-learner
Sep 27, 2008
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  1. Hi guys,

    I just got a PCI-E x1 graphic card:

    HIS Hightech H155HMF256EDDE1LN-R Radeon X1550 512MB(256MB on board) 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x1 Low Profile Video Card - Retail

    For my Dell Dimension 3100 Desktop. IT has one PCI-E x1 slot.

    However, after i set up and install all the required software and driver. My monitor shows a black screen.

    Does it mean that my desktop is not compatible to my newly bought graphic card?
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,280   +23

    Stupid question, but did you switch the monitor cable from the onboard graphics to the card?
  3. pc-learner

    pc-learner Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Sorry, no.

    This is my first time i buy a graphic card and do not know much about PC. I dun even know how to do the switch. I will check that out. Thanks
  4. pc-learner

    pc-learner Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Problem solved. Thanks..:)
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