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Computer won't read new GPU?

I went from an AMD R9 280X and switched to a EVGA GTX 1070. I basically shut down my pc got the old one out and put the new one in and just started it back up. It wont read the GPU, and tries to use CPU integrated graphics. The GPU lights up, but the fans have yet to spin. When I opened the computer back up, the GPU was slightly warm. The problem maybe the drivers aren't installed. It has sat at the loading screen saying checking computer compatability for 15 minutes.

My build is:

Motherboard: Asus z170-Pro gaming

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 GHz

CPU Cooler: Hydro Series™ H55 Quiet CPU Cooler

PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 850B2 850 Watt Bronze Modular ATX 12V Power Supply
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    If you have the monitor plugged into the card, then you're running off the card. Some cards may not run the fans if the card is relatively cool; as long as they spin up when needed that should be ok.

    Yeah, Windows not loading is probably a driver issue. If you can load off the old card, uninstall the AMD driver first then try installing the new card again.
  2. Its plugged into my card so then it is running off the card? Then why trying to do the most basic games say my computer doesnt meet the hardware requirments when a gtx 1070 most definitely does of an R9 280X does.
  3. ww1superstar said:
    Its plugged into my card so then it is running off the card? Then why trying to do the most basic games say my computer doesnt meet the hardware requirments when a gtx 1070 most definitely does of an R9 280X does.


    The driver must not be properly loaded. What do you see in the device manager under "display adapters?"
  4. The driver isn't installed. I think that is the problem but I dont know. The reaosn they arent installed is because the disk wont read because my Cd drive decided to quit out on me, and the downloaded version is stuck on "checking system compatibility" for 15 minutes.
  5. What version of Windows do you have?
  6. Windows 10
  7. Alright, let's make sure any hint of the AMD driver is removed. AMD has their own utility here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMD-Clean-Uninstall-Utility.aspx

    Run that then restart the pc and try again
  8. SchizTech said:
    Alright, let's make sure any hint of the AMD driver is removed. AMD has their own utility here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMD-Clean-Uninstall-Utility.aspx

    Run that then restart the pc and try again


    I did that and it cleaned it all off, and now the nvidia system compatibility check is still taking past 15 minutes for the second time now with no prevail. Also device manager only shows the microsoft default video adapter.
  9. Which version of the driver did you download?
  10. SchizTech said:
    Which version of the driver did you download?


    The problem was the driver. It didn't say to restart my computer, but I did and it finally came up in device manager. So now it is working fine.
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