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Nvidia Geforce GT 220 1GB DDR Not being "recognised"

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March 25, 2012 2:45:19 PM

Hey guys, i have had this problem for a good few months now with no success or progression on the matter what so ever.

I bought an Nvidia Geforce GT 220 1GB DDR2 Palit < Is what is written on the box.

According to CPU Z my Motherboard is:

Manufacturer: Pegatron Corporation
Model: 2A99
Chipset: Nvidia MCP61

BIOS: American Megatrends
Version: 6.14
Date: 02/08/11

If you need more info, i can provide it, like CPU etc. PSU is 300w (according to Nvidia, the card needs 300w. )

Now i checked the requirements for the Graphics Card, and i apparently meet all them, yet the fan spins but when i connect it to the card, and to the tv, i get NO signal at all. What could i do? It's been too long to take it back to the shop so a refund is out the window. Where do i go from here?
March 26, 2012 3:52:42 AM

How are you connecting it to the tv(dvi,vga,hdmi)? And does the card work when you connect it to another monitor?
March 26, 2012 12:29:46 PM

VGA Cable. I have no other monitor, just my flatscreen.
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March 26, 2012 1:07:45 PM

What kind of adapter did you use before the GT220? Did it work fine with that?
March 26, 2012 3:25:05 PM

Currently integrated, Geforce 6150SE Nforce 430.
March 27, 2012 4:56:04 AM

Ok. Well, I'd check the BIOS to see if the 'Primary Display Adapter' is set to PCI-E, not IGP or onboard and then make sure the card is properly seated...Otherwise it may be an issue with power, motherboard or the actual card itself.
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