Problems with graphic card. - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-02-2012, 06:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 12
Default Problems with graphic card.

Hi everyone, I am new to this, so I'm not really experienced or anything, it might be a stupid question...but what can i do ...so, onto the problem...

My current configuration is:
Intel Core 2 4400 @ 2GHz
Foxconn VIA PT890 Motherboard
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDD 250GB
Ati Radeon x1550 Series

Recently i bought new graphic card "AMD Radeon 7750 Powercolor 1GB GDDR5 128bit". Since it requires minimum of 400W of power supply, i also bought new PSU "Codegen 400W".

I followed the instructions that came with the graphic card, which means, unplugging all the wires from the case, opening the case, taking the graphic card out of the PCIE socket, placing the new graphic card on the same place (i made sure it fits good as recommended). Plugging the wires back on, start the PC. The fan on the processor works, the fan on graphic card spins also, but I'm not receiving output on the monitor.
It just says that there is no signal. I checked the wires, made sure everything is plugged in the right place. Also, I uninstalled drivers from previous graphic card and checked if the new graphic card is compatible with the PCIE slot version (PCIE 1.0 x16).

I really dont see whats the problem here, can anyone at least make a suggestion of what can the problem be? Maybe there is a conflict with MB? Processor? RAM?, that I dont know of. Any kind of help will be greatly appreciated (:
__________________

Rinsler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 06:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
sPlAtOiD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 1,748
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Check in BIOS and see if the PCIe slot got disabled and re enable it. First place i would look.
That is if your comfortable looking around in your BIOS.
__________________

sPlAtOiD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 06:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 12
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Forgot to mention, already checked that ...its default on PCIE, where the previous graphic card was working perfectly, so its the same slot
Rinsler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 08:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
sPlAtOiD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 1,748
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Try your old card again and if it works I would return the new one for exchange.
sPlAtOiD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 10:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Veraster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Houston TX
Posts: 304
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Is the video card's extra power cord (usually a 6-8 pin connector) plugged in?
__________________
my pc specs:
Asus P9X79 Socket 2011
Intel Core i7-3930k @ 4.5GHz OC
Cooler Master 212 Evo
8GB ram
EVGA GeForce GTX 680 4GB
240GB Corsair Force GT SSD
1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm
Cooler Master Silent ProM 850W
Veraster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 02:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 12
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Not sure if this card has one... How can i check that?
Rinsler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 03:34 AM   #7 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 50
Send a message via Skype™ to J-Dub_
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rinsler View Post
Not sure if this card has one... How can i check that?
Does your graphics card require a power source of some sort? Or is it plug-and-play?
J-Dub_ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 03:52 AM   #8 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 12
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

Quote:
Originally Posted by J-Dub_ View Post
Does your graphics card require a power source of some sort? Or is it plug-and-play?
I dont think so, at least i cant see anything to plug the power into. Is there a way to find that out by checking specifications?? I found the card on the internet but i cant see if anywhere is required additional power. Can anyone who knows that check it for me?

The graphic card is: AMD Radeon 7750 Powercolor 1GB GDDR5 128bit

The link to the official page for this card is:
PowerColor Official Website - Graphics, Cases, Power Supply -- PowerColor HD7750 1GB GDDR5
Rinsler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:47 AM   #9 (permalink)
Build Guru
 
PP Mguire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,310
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

It does not.

Does your old card still work when you put it back in?
Do you have HDD activity even when you have "no signal" on the monitor? You can hear the drive crunching away if it's trying to load the OS. If you can hear this, wait a while and see if Windows still boots. Have your speakers on to see if it does. If it does and you get no picture it could be just the connection you're using out of the back of the card.
__________________
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 03:50 PM   #10 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 12
Default Re: Problems with graphic card.

My old graphic works perfectly, i'm still on the old one.
I've tried that just now, there is a HDD activity, it is doing something but its not loading the OS. I hear no "welcoming" sound, and my keyboard (Logitech G15) illuminates when the OS is loaded but at this point, it doesnt. What can it be??
__________________

Rinsler is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.