Problems installing Ati x800 XL PCI-E

By blvtkind
Dec 24, 2005
  1. I have two Sony Viao computers, one is 3.4mhz and the other is 3.2mhz. I wanted to upgrade them both to an x800 XL but I'm having issues. After uninstalling the old drivers and putting the new cards in, the computers don't start up properly. I hit power and can hear the computers and the cards turning on, but I don't get any picture at all on the monitors. The old video cards were an x600xt and an x300 SE.

    Any ideas?
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    My guess is that the cards aren't getting enough juice to start up. Those things are pretty big power-eaters and from the looks of it, thats why they're not intializing.
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