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Old 12-26-2005, 06:49 PM   #1
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I just started my computer for the first time and................ BIG SUPRIZE it didnt work but there is a bright side i think i know what the problem is. How does this sound to you guys the power supply i have is 320 watts and my mobo recommends that i have a 400 watt power supply and get this im running a nvidia 6800GS so im thinking i dont have enough power going to the video card because when i turn on the computer the screen is just black


what do you guys think

ps is that senario even possible i say this beacuse everythink works like my fans and front lcd so whats the problem

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Old 12-26-2005, 06:52 PM   #2
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ya get the bigger ps. I would try sumthin like a 450 cause the 6800 drains power like no ones buisness
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Old 12-26-2005, 06:56 PM   #3
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thanks for your help chunalt i think i might get a 500watt does anyone else have a opinion on the subject

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Old 12-26-2005, 07:12 PM   #4
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Try and feed the Graphics card and motherboard supplies from seperate lengths of Molex, also unplug everything non essential. If it still refuses to give a display while everything appears to be running fine, then I'd agree its time to go down the PSU line of thinking...
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Old 12-26-2005, 07:16 PM   #5
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im using a 6800gs with a 520w psu and it's working fine if you want to be on the safe side.
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Old 12-26-2005, 07:47 PM   #6
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yea i just tried putting them on diffrent lengths of molex and no go so im geting a new psu tommarow 500Watt

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