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GTX 460 in System will POST, but Hangs Before IRQ List

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Anonymous
July 27, 2010 4:28:20 AM

Bought a GTX 460 1GB to replace my 8800 GT. The card is running on a Core 2 Duo @ 2.8, MSI 975X PowerUp Edition, and an Antec Neo Power 550 with two 6-pin PCI-E cables powering it directly from the PSU.

The system will POST and I get the standard start-up screen. However, AFTER it shows memory, CPU speed/type, and a list of IDE drives, the system hangs ... no list of IRQs/devices and no booting.

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks In Advance,
Scott
a b Î Nvidia
July 27, 2010 4:37:39 AM

Try using your 8800 GT again and see if it all goes well. If it does, then try removing completely all your 8800 GT drivers, then install your GTX 460.
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July 27, 2010 7:04:42 AM

is 550 watts enough for a gtx 460?
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a b Î Nvidia
July 27, 2010 7:41:36 AM

Yes, it's enough for a GTX 460. More than enough for GTX 460 SLI in fact... but that's going very close to the PSU's limit so I wouldn't.
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Anonymous
July 27, 2010 5:03:59 PM

8800GT works fine when I put it back in. Since it doesn't even start loading Windows 7 I know it's not the drivers. It's go to be something on the motherboard. Again, I don't get the IRQ/Bus device list that normally comes up.
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August 7, 2010 4:00:19 PM

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8800GT works fine when I put it back in. Since it doesn't even start loading Windows 7 I know it's not the drivers. It's go to be something on the motherboard. Again, I don't get the IRQ/Bus device list that normally comes up.


Having same issue, I have an abit aw9d-max, similar chipset. Any ideas, or were you able to resolve. Thanks.
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August 14, 2010 10:22:34 AM

I'm having the same problem with my gtx 460 with my aw9d-max!

Did you make any progress in the end?

This is really geting on my nerves now.

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a c 171 Î Nvidia
August 14, 2010 11:52:51 AM

NLNJA said:
Having same issue, I have an abit aw9d-max, similar chipset. Any ideas, or were you able to resolve. Thanks.


risc19 said:
I'm having the same problem with my gtx 460 with my aw9d-max!

Did you make any progress in the end?

This is really geting on my nerves now.

:fou: 


The OP hasn't bothered to authenticate their account so you guys would be better off starting your own threads.
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