GPU not working (external test)?? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Computer Graphics Product Last response: August 2, 2012 5:50 AM in Graphics & Displays Share skaterhan1 August 2, 2012 5:15:02 AM im building my first computer, and i just tested it externally with cpu, ram, and gpu installed. Everything went fine EXCEPT my GPU fans arent spining, and the HDMI coming out of the GPU isnt detected by my monitor. I plugged in one PCI E. my onboard graphics work fine. This is the GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Please help (and soon bc its 1am and my build isn't done yet lol) More about : gpu working external test dudewitbow a c 106 U Graphics card August 2, 2012 5:26:34 AM whats the rest of the build. m 0 l skaterhan1 August 2, 2012 5:34:12 AM Just reseated and inserted both PCI E cables and it works. I guess I'm supposed to have both PCI E's connected?? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dudewitbow a c 106 U Graphics card August 2, 2012 5:50:13 AM yes, gpus are built so that you have to have all pci-e connections normally. they need it to have extra watts to be brought to the card. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedExternal test not working Forum SolvedI'm not sure my GPU is working properly! Passmark Advanced 3D test! Forum Doing a External Test Boot, DVI No Signal when connected to GPU Forum Solvedwould a non external power required gpu work with the cpu´s voltage on the mobo? Forum How to test if GPU works. Forum Intel GPU only works on external monitor when the drivers are enabled Forum Solvedtest a faulty external hard drive Forum SolvedExternal test, Ram issue Forum Solvedbest cpu/gpu oc software and stress test software Forum SolvedAsrock Z97 Pro4 Motherboard External Build Not working Forum SolvedHOw to Test graphic card whether its working fine or not Forum Solved3tb WD My Book 1140 Media external hard drive not working Forum SolvedI think my GPU is damaged but I got no way to test it. Need help. Forum SolvedCan I use my TV with HDMI to do external build test, instead of a "monitor"? Forum SolvedBuilt my system! how can i now test all is working as it should do? Forum SolvedWhen I stress test my gpu,the pc restarts? Forum External Test Run Issues HELP! Forum SolvedThosiba external not working Forum SolvedExternal HDD not working HELP! Forum SolvedGPU Needed to pre-test AMD Board+CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !