My Sapphire Radeon 6950 isn't being detected.

Hello All,

I just built this computer and hdmi works fine on the mobo side. Switching over to the 6950 I cant even get the boot screen up nothing changes on the screen its just blake. I went on the ATI website got the most updated drivers and installed them still nothing. Any ideas what could be causing this problem?

GIGABYTE GA-880GM-D2H AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor
CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-750HX 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
SAPPHIRE 100312-1GSR Radeon HD 6950 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Running Windows 7 Ultimate

Much appreciation to all that can help!
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  1. Best answer
    are the 2, 6 pin connectors plugged in?
  2. ^^ what he said

    Also try another video card just in case
  3. Yes there is power going into it. The fan is on and running.
  4. Go into the BIOS and make sure that the card is selected as the primary device and disable the onboard video.
  5. Best answer selected by TurtleTech.
  6. Thank you all for responding but, the problem was solved due to wiring popping out and it is now securely plugged in. Thank you all again :D!
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