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July 20, 2013 5:09:54 PM

I have recently bought a graphics card(geforce gtx titan) and I'm having a problem were when I start up my computer it just gives me a hp blue screen and wont boot up I've disabled the onboard graphics and made sure it wasn't because of my power supply and to add to the wierdness my computer will start up like normal if I just take out my graphics card.
July 20, 2013 5:41:05 PM

What type of motherboard are you using? PSU? Did you plug in the 8 pin power cables to the card?
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July 20, 2013 6:54:57 PM

lazydj2 said:
I have recently bought a graphics card(geforce gtx titan) and I'm having a problem were when I start up my computer it just gives me a hp blue screen and wont boot up I've disabled the onboard graphics and made sure it wasn't because of my power supply and to add to the wierdness my computer will start up like normal if I just take out my graphics card.


jpdevers said:
What type of motherboard are you using? PSU? Did you plug in the 8 pin power cables to the card?


http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume...
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July 20, 2013 7:01:25 PM

Your power supply is not powerful enough ( or high quality) to support a gtx titan. You should have done research before buying that overpriced space heater.
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July 20, 2013 7:06:43 PM

Hakumisoso Terror said:
Your power supply is not powerful enough ( or high quality) to support a gtx titan. You should have done research before buying that overpriced space heater.


I ignore the powersupply as I bought a 1000watt powersupply which as no faults.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cooler-Master-1000W-Silent-Supp...
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July 20, 2013 7:07:32 PM

lazydj2 said:
Hakumisoso Terror said:
Your power supply is not powerful enough ( or high quality) to support a gtx titan. You should have done research before buying that overpriced space heater.


I ignore the powersupply as I bought a 1000watt powersupply which as no faults.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cooler-Master-1000W-Silent-Supp...

oh ok, forget what i said then.

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July 20, 2013 7:10:28 PM

You will have to upgrade your PSU. The GTX Titan requires a 600W power supply.

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt...

Also, I don't think the stock cooling on that case would be sufficient enough to safely run the Titan. I wouldn't risk damaging a $1000 part due to lack of cooling or an inferior PSU.
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July 20, 2013 7:15:34 PM

Ignore previous post then. Both 8 pin connectors are connected right? Are you able to try the card on a different motherboard and/or different graphics card in current motherboard?
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