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7750 connect to power supply?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
January 27, 2013 9:22:54 PM

Hello, can anyone tell me if the Radeon 7750 needs to be connected to the power supply with a 6-pin or 8-pin? I've been having troubles where I'd insert the card into its place and close everything up along with connecting everything. Whenever I try to install the driver for the card it gets an error where it cant find it. I'm not to sure, but I think the card isn't powering up or something so that's why it cant find it. Help me?
a b ) Power supply
January 27, 2013 9:26:17 PM

The 7750 does not come with a AUX PCI-Express power connection you just plug it into the slot. A couple of things firstly did you install the latest driver from AMD's website. Also can you list the following

VIDEO CARD: Radeon 7750
Windows Version:

If your computer is a store bought retail computer please provide
Company Name:
Model Number:
Version of windows:
January 27, 2013 9:33:10 PM

I'm setting up the card for my sister so her computer is currently off, but we have the same type of computer so the information should be closely realted.

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7300 @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHz
Windows Vista Home Premium
520-Watt ATX Power Supply made by Dynex
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a b ) Power supply
January 27, 2013 9:35:30 PM

Your computer will handle it just fine. I don't really care for the power supply. Dynex is a best buy brand more of a cheap off brand. They are fairly low on newegg on there tier list. However with that being said you should be fine with a 7750.
January 27, 2013 9:41:39 PM

Ok thanks, but now there's another problem. The card still isnt being recognized by the computer so I can't install the drivers through the cd installation nor can I find the correct driver for the 7750. Can you explain why it might be that the card isn't being found as new hardware?

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a b ) Power supply
January 27, 2013 9:49:29 PM

I would go through there website and grab the drivers I will supply the drivers for your card.

here you go the newest drivers I would install these. First thing you should do when you buy a video card or anything that comes with a cd w/drivers is either ignore it or toss it.
January 27, 2013 9:56:11 PM

Best answer selected by xstealthshotx.
January 27, 2013 9:56:39 PM

Thanks so much you've been a big help. And quick replies too! :D 
a b ) Power supply
January 27, 2013 9:58:45 PM

Not a problem man happy gaming :)