7870 myst edition not working

So i recently bought a 7870 2gb myst edition powercolor video card. When i put the card in it wouldnt post. I have updated my bios to the newest setting, checked all cables and used new ones. I am at a loss right now. I really do not want to return the video card becuase it was such a good deal. I do have a alienware R3 desktop PC running on the a06 bios. Which is the newest one but still over a year and a half old. I believe this might be the problem. So if anyone has any solutions to find a way around this. That would be awesome.

Thank you in advanced


Alienware Aurora R3
I7 2600k 3.4 GHZ
12G of Gskill 1600 mhz ram
120G Vertex 4 SSD
1TB 7200 rpm HD
875 PSU
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  1. netxero2004 said:
    So i recently bought a 7870 2gb myst edition powercolor video card. When i put the card in it wouldnt post. I have updated my bios to the newest setting, checked all cables and used new ones. I am at a loss right now. I really do not want to return the video card becuase it was such a good deal. I do have a alienware R3 desktop PC running on the a06 bios. Which is the newest one but still over a year and a half old. I believe this might be the problem. So if anyone has any solutions to find a way around this. That would be awesome.

    Thank you in advanced


    Alienware Aurora R3
    I7 2600k 3.4 GHZ
    12G of Gskill 1600 mhz ram
    120G Vertex 4 SSD
    1TB 7200 rpm HD
    875 PSU


    You need a newer bios, one made after Oct. 2012. Had the same issue with my Asrock 890FX Deluxe5. Has something to do with the UFEI not being recognized by the main board.
  2. netxero2004 said:
    So i recently bought a 7870 2gb myst edition powercolor video card. When i put the card in it wouldnt post. I have updated my bios to the newest setting, checked all cables and used new ones. I am at a loss right now. I really do not want to return the video card becuase it was such a good deal. I do have a alienware R3 desktop PC running on the a06 bios. Which is the newest one but still over a year and a half old. I believe this might be the problem. So if anyone has any solutions to find a way around this. That would be awesome.

    Thank you in advanced


    Alienware Aurora R3
    I7 2600k 3.4 GHZ
    12G of Gskill 1600 mhz ram
    120G Vertex 4 SSD
    1TB 7200 rpm HD
    875 PSU



    Were you able to resolve this? I'm running into the same issue with mine. I'll probably be returning mine and finding a compatible card.
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