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July 28, 2012 8:07:58 PM

I have a AMD 5700 series gpu and its worked perfectly on my hd t.v but i have been finding it hard to get it working thorugh a VGA slot so ive been buying adapters to get it working because my graphic card has got only got dvi-d and hdmi slots and now i have got it working but when i go on games it always crashes and get error so i try to sort it out and nothing any help please.
many thanks,

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AMD Athlon 3ghz quad core
4gb ram
amd 5700 series

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a c 291 U Graphics card
July 28, 2012 8:10:38 PM

Are you hooking your monitor directly to your graphics card?
July 28, 2012 8:11:44 PM

Sunius said:
Are you hooking your monitor directly to your graphics card?


No i have a DVI-A to vga then a female to female adapter to connect to the vga monitor
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a c 291 U Graphics card
July 28, 2012 8:15:03 PM

Did you try the other DVI slot? Usually, only one slot provides support for DVI-A.
July 28, 2012 8:20:50 PM

Sunius said:
Did you try the other DVI slot? Usually, only one slot provides support for DVI-A.


Nope just rebooted it didnt work:/ any other ideas
a c 291 U Graphics card
July 28, 2012 9:17:52 PM

Hmm the cable might be bad. I suppose if it works with your TV, it cannot be your card for sure.
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