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Need help with graphics card issue on new computer build

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I'm assembling a computer (First time with help from friends) and everything seemed to fit ok but there's a pretty large issue.

I forgot to plug the power into my graphics card at first and I got a message on screen saying something like "You have not properly powered the graphics card" but the computer turned on. So I plugged in it using the 2 x 4 pin to 6 pin adapter and tried to turn on the computer. I pressed the button but nothing happened.

Could that happen because my power supply doesn't carry enough amps on the 12 V rail? Could it be a problem with the graphics card (maybe the power connector on it)?

I was thinking it was the power supply and would buy this one if it's still on sale tomorrow http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139005

2.66 Ghz AMD Phenom X4
4 GB Ram
1 GB Radeon HD 4850
PSU - Okia 550W (24 A on +12 V rail....I've read I need anywhere from 24-35 to be stable)

I'm just not sure what's wrong....Any help would be appreciated

Edited by jdktech2010, 07 September 2009 - 12:05 AM.

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I would see if you can get the computer to boot into the BIOS with a different card. Do you have access to another video card? Just a regular PCI card would work/a friend graphics card, or what about on board graphics (video from your motherboard).

See if you can do that, let me know.
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