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PCI E booting up with black screen

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February 17, 2013 8:38:39 PM

I picked this PC up for cheap and would like to use it as a media center on an old Svideo tv. I have two graphics card that I've tested with this PC and both of them aren't booting. I have made sure the PCI E is the primary boot in bios, but to no avail. please help!



P4M900-M4
1gb ram
300W max power suppply
OS- wind. 7

Graphic Cards

Geforce fx5900
Lancer 210 M03
February 17, 2013 8:40:51 PM

What CPU do you have?
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February 17, 2013 8:45:55 PM

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
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February 17, 2013 8:56:08 PM

beninbb said:
I picked this PC up for cheap and would like to use it as a media center on an old Svideo tv. I have two graphics card that I've tested with this PC and both of them aren't booting. I have made sure the PCI E is the primary boot in bios, but to no avail. please help!



P4M900-M4
1gb ram
300W max power suppply
OS- wind. 7

Graphic Cards

Geforce fx5900
Lancer 210 M03



I would question whether the power supply is putting out enough to run a graphics card. With aging and all that is.
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February 17, 2013 9:27:02 PM

beninbb said:
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz


Thats weird then...is your bios up to date?
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February 17, 2013 10:33:00 PM

try another power supply the one your using may be two weak to post with the gpu installed.
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