Videocard information

By davidaf
Dec 4, 2007
  1. hi everybody, i bought an ati radeon x1560 agp video card but once i installed in the computer the monitor says that i need to put the powercable, and when i put my older video card everything is alright...thanks
  2. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    Your new video card needs extra power from your power source to run. It probably takes the type of plug a floppy drive would take or it could use a power plug an older IDE drive would take. When you're looking at the fan on the card the plug will be on the upper right hand side.

  3. davidaf

    davidaf TS Rookie Topic Starter


    thanks, the powersource you mean the one inside the cpu?
  4. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    If by inside the CPU you actually mean inside the computer case then yes. ;)
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