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260gtx not working, pc won't boot PLEASE HELP

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October 4, 2008 1:40:24 AM

i just installed my xfx 260gtx XXX, im almost certain i connected everything correctly, i double checked. now my pc won't boot up. i uninstalled the drivers before installing card and followed manual closely.

it just gets short whirlwind bursts from case fans every 3seconds or so... please help!! Newb.

i have

AMD 64x 5200+
620w modula corsair psu
antex 900 case
2gig 800 6400 ram
m2n-sli asus motherboard
320gig hd
1 optical drive

please help thanks!!!!!


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October 4, 2008 2:03:23 AM

did you put in the 6pin power connectors and seat it so it doesn't move in the top x16 slot?
October 4, 2008 2:19:37 AM

sounds like your system is shorting or the bios is having issues..

Try removing the mobo battery for a few mins. see what that does if anything at all.
October 4, 2008 3:32:32 AM

thanks for the input guys, i actually discovered my problem, i had to plug another 4pin connector into the MB... maybe it was underpowering.

ive installed the latest drivers and its working fantastic, best gameplay i could imagine.... Only small thing every time i boot my computer it keeps saying ''connection wizard has found new hardware" i keep telling it to piss off but it keeps coming back even tho the card is totally installed and appears to be in my control panel working perfectly.

any ideas?
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