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Motherboard will not recognize MSI 6570

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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
December 19, 2012 7:02:47 PM

Hello all,

I am building a new low budget computer for the office and am having some trouble. The specs are as follows

Power Supply:
Graphics Card:

The rest of the specs are standard for the most part: DDR2 memory, AMD Phenom x2 etc and the hard drive from an existing OEM Acer desktop i gutted, formatted, and reinstalled windows on.

When i plug up the monitor to the onboard graphics on the mobo i get a picture and under the device manager the only thing i see is a "Standard VGA adapter". I have tried using AMD's website, MSI's website, and the disk provided to install the drivers but after looking at the install log the only device that CCC detects is the Radeon HD 4200 onboard graphics and not the 6570 i have installed.

I have done some research and changed the BIOS default video output to the PCIe slot but i still get absolutely nothing when i plug the monitor up to the graphics card. And i cannot get the motherboard to recognize it. I really hope this isn't a DOA graphics card. Any suggestions?

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December 19, 2012 7:04:31 PM

And yes i know the power supply is completely awful :/  im just trying to make it as low budget as possible right now and the 6570 cannot need that much power since it only pulls it from the PCIe slot.
December 20, 2012 1:22:42 PM

Well it turns out that the graphics card was a dud even though it was brand new... threw the wife's 6670 in it and it fired up right away with no issues.