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pci-e video card problems

By Rich88
Aug 6, 2006
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  1. i just built a new system
    AMD athlon 64 3500+
    EPoX nforce4 sLi motherboard (no onboard graphics)
    512mb ddr ram
    leadtek geforce px7300 gs 256mb turbocache(pci-e video card) monitor will not come on when hooked to it

    i put an old pci video card in and the monitor reads it...windows picks up the pci-e card and asked for drivers and i installedbut the monitor still wont come on.....i set initial display in Bios for pci-e and still nothing....help please...
  2. Rich88

    Rich88 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 19

    bump please
  3. i_am_a_newbie

    i_am_a_newbie Newcomer, in training Posts: 278

    Did you plug in the power cord that goes on the card?
  4. Rich88

    Rich88 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 19

    i dont see a place for a power cord.....
  5. i_am_a_newbie

    i_am_a_newbie Newcomer, in training Posts: 278

    Sorry, the card must not require one then.

    Maybe your PSU isn't powerful enough to run it?

    What brand, wattage, and what are the amps on the +12V rail?
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