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Everything but video card powers on, old card works just fine?

Last response: in Systems
January 17, 2013 10:33:53 PM

Graphics Card
EVGA GeForce GTX 460 2Win -

Black Widow 850W -

1.5V 16GB Quad Channel DDR3 Memory Kit -


Intel® Core™ i7-3820 Processor

When i originally built the system, there was no issues at all and everything ran fine. About 2 weeks ago, my system abruptly shut down and refused to show anything to the monitor. I tested a older card (PNY 9800GT) and picture was restored the monitor. So i RMA'd the card that wasnt working and just got it back today. Same issue. Everything but the card powers on when i install it, but with the 9800GT it is fine. Would the PSU be causing this issue?
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January 17, 2013 10:47:54 PM

Might be a damaged/ faulty cable. The 9800gt only uses 1 pci-e power connector and the gtx 460 uses 2 right? Try using a molex to pci-e converter to test if one of them are bad.