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Diamond AMD RADEON HD 7770 Ghz ed. won't display on monitor

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July 28, 2013 8:11:44 PM

So I recently installed the 7770 Ghz Edition into my old Studio XPS and it seems to work fine and all, it loads games properly, just the problem is the video card visual inputs (DVI, HDMI) don't work. My motherboard card works, but the games are very laggy and have a bad fps (5-15 on BF3 on all lowest setings). They don't display anything at all, my monitor just says "no signal." It's brand new too, so I don't know what is happening.
July 28, 2013 8:22:00 PM

Is the PSU connected to the card?
Is the BIOS set to use PCI-E as the primary graphics device.
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July 28, 2013 9:18:21 PM

smeezekitty said:
Is the PSU connected to the card?
Is the BIOS set to use PCI-E as the primary graphics device.

Yes, the BIOS is set. And no, it's not connected to the PSU, but it is too the PCI-E. And since I'm new with computers, I assume you mean a little power cord attached to the Vcard and to the Power supply but it turns out it's the motherboard playing the games, not the graphics card. All the graphics card is doing really is spinning itsf an
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July 28, 2013 9:28:42 PM

You need to attach the PSU to the 7770 or it will not work.
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July 28, 2013 9:36:27 PM

smeezekitty said:
You need to attach the PSU to the 7770 or it will not work.


So that yellow and black cord plugs into the power box that inside my laptop?
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July 28, 2013 9:38:30 PM

Uh wait? Laptop?

How did you install a desktop graphics card into a laptop?
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July 28, 2013 9:43:09 PM

smeezekitty said:
Uh wait? Laptop?

How did you install a desktop graphics card into a laptop?


Whoops, meant desktop.
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July 31, 2013 10:23:06 PM

Thanks for the best answer. I assume this means it works now, correct?
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