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Old 10-09-2008, 08:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, im back agian lol! This time with a new problem. recetly, (exactly 2 hours ago), i bought the Nvidia 8800GT i go home this is what i did:

Opened up the comp and inserted the graphics card

Sealed eveyrthing up and booted the comp

For some reason though windows didnt seem to detect the card?

OS: Vista Home baisic( i know >_>) 32bit
Ram: 1.4gb
I had an intergreated ATI mobo graphics before the 8800Gt

any help on how to get this card started?
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Did you plug in the 6pin power connector to it?
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea i did, just so you know when ever i try to install the drivers from the cd a message pops up saying: " Installed Graphics adapter not found, and then " The graphics adapter installed on the system is not compatible wiht the current set of drivers"
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you disabled on board gfx and pluged monitor in to the videocard right?
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thanks guys, actually i feel like the biggest retard on the planet. turns out i had to connect the card to the mother board wiht TWO cables. i only connected one >.< anyways thanks everyone, sorry for being such a moron
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Do you mean 2 Molex to the 6 pin?

As most modern psus have a 6pin cable.... Don't they?
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Not if its an older psu.
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or it could be one from a prebuilt sys.
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Not if its an older psu.
Muhaha...... I said most modern, so
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