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What video card to buy for both current and future setup

Q: What video card to buy for both current and future setup

My current video card in my desktop computer is apparently dying I could be wrong but I just haven t been able to figure out what else the problem could be I deleted all drivers and started future buy video card for to and current What setup both over The drivers I had previously were the most current apparently but I reinstalled from a new download I also deleted all Flash and started over and same with Java My display crashes constantly in Firefox and almost always when I try to play a video online Sometimes even when I click on something anything in Firefox bam The screen goes black and the computer is still running IE is not even usable anymore So What video card to buy for both current and future setup I reboot and start over with every crash This has been going on for a couple months I am going to be upgrading almost everything soon I like my old roomy Chieftek Dragon case with lots of fans so I may be able to keep that Below is what I currently have I realize that a video card that will be great for my coming system will not function to its fullest on my current system but if it s just an improvement for now that s fine I don t want to have to buy one now and one later Current system Motherboard - Gigabyte P Titan GA- S FX-L Graphic interface - AGP X X b Current video card - VisionTek ATI Radeon HD put in Memory - GB maxed out Crucial CPU - P CPU Speed - Ghz Power Supply Make Model - Antec Neo HE Watt output Amperage - w ATX V OS - XP Pro up to date Future Intel Core i Ghz already have this and GB RAM What video cards do you recommend for my situation I use this desktop computer mostly as the hub in the home network for graphics photography running Adobe graphics software web design writing and communications home office and general use My laptop is my music recording computer Thanks so much I hope to solve this very quickly nbsp

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A: What video card to buy for both current and future setup

Current and Future!

There is no such card.

You currently have an AGP interface and I'm willing to bet your future motherboard will be PCIe.

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Myself and wife are looking to upgrade video future advice a Looking for card purchase on our current video card ATI Our mainboard Looking for advice on a future video card purchase is a P N Diamond Looking for advice on a future video card purchase we both use windows xp she uses xp I use xp My question is this what video card model would you recommend for a upgrade We are looking to spend about each and we are not sure if we should stay with ATI or go over to Nvidia our boards are SLI and we did put our systems together ourselves but we are far from experts Do we need to go with a Nvidia video card to use the SLI function we are not looking to use that option as yet just thinking of down the road We both are gameaholics she enjoys Fallout as do I but we also like to play things like Crysis Borderlands Bioshock ect Any suggestions are welcome we would like to see some improvement in fps but are on a rather tight budget these cards will be bought as anniversary presents to each other this year last year we bought the P N Diamond mainboard nbsp

A:Looking for advice on a future video card purchase

As you like gaming, a good card is definitely a must, obviously
As far as SLI goes, it is the same as crossfire in one big respect- it lets you puts 2 cards in. Most of the time though, a single higher card will give better results, and for wehat you spend on the 2 lowers, the return isnt brilliant. I wouldnt worry about SLI, or Xfire, unless you are an ubergamer, or like the brag rights. (Please, dont look at my spec )

At the moment Newegg have the ATI 5770 for 160 bucks, or thereabouts. A lot of my clan have been upgrading lately, due to bad company 2 coming out, and all have reported this as a great card. Works very well, no too expensive, and gives great gameplay.

In terms o fNvidia, you could get a 250 for around the same price, but these do not have DX 11 and, from the bemchmarks we have had back, the 5770 seems to be bette.r

Just my tuppence ha'peny worth, good luck with whatever you get in the end
 

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After reading thread after thread about the ongoing debate over which graphics card is it seems to me that when it comes time to purchase a card it all boils down Best for current Card your system Video to what YOUR current system consists of If you dont plan on changing your systems OS or upgrading the mobo or any Best Video Card for your current system other components then getting the most powerful card known to man may be a huge waste of money For example cramming a GeForce TI card into an old and slow puter will not allow that card to even come close to its potential because of the bottleneck between the CPU and GPU You re much better off looking at what your computer consists of first of all and then match it up with a card that can perform at while operating with your computers components that it will then be dependent on Why buy anything more demanding on your system than what it can handle So assuming I m not too far off base I would really appreciate this forums opinion on what you think the most up to date graphics card I should purchase for my computer I play mainly Medal of Honor and flight sims I was leaning toward an ATI or GeForce TI but it might be overkill maybe a GeForce TI would be able to operate at with what little my computer has to offer Thanx in advance for your time and opinions My System Gateway Performance Pentium mhz Windows ME Gb HD SDRAM GeForce MX nbsp

A:Best Video Card for your current system

Code7,

You purdy well nutshelled some big threads into your post & I think ya got it right. :grinthumb

I got a 'thing' for the P3 933. I think it is a fine CPU with plenty of potential for excellent results w/compatible hardware & good software 'enhancements'.

Depending on your motherboard, you may be able get more out of what you presently have than you may think. Rick makes some valid points on having a card that is a little above system 'specs': but the price is right, too. Quality over speed.

Since you are wanting to match your system potential, I'd like some mobo info 1st. Do you know the mfg & the model#? Handy utility for that info: www.freshdevices.com "Fresh Diagnose".

I will venture that the Ti 4200 or the 8500 are both excellent choices, IMO. The drop in 8500 prices makes them very desirable, but there is the driver issues. The 'new' cards use different drivers & support for 8500's ...

HTH,
 

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A:Need Advice on intergrated and my current video card

In a single word as a reply to this long post... No!
 

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A:Need opinion on current laptop specs and suggestion for new video card

You can't upgrade the graphics card in a laptop. What programs cause it to crash?
 

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A:Current video card may support Aero w/ a driver compliant w/ WDDM

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... You do not state which Graphics Card you have .. Also the Model Number you have given is not complete there are some letters missing .. The message you got from Windows means you should go to the Manufactures Website for the Driver ...

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What do you guys think?

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A:DUAL DISPLAY SETUP - PCI VIDEO CARD & INTERGRATED VIDEO.. Possible?

Check that the on-board video is enabled in the Bios.

It's possible you can't have both working at the same time, should be able to check this if you know what motherboard it is.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-display-setup-pci-video-card-intergrated-video-possible.667381/
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What would you need the riser card for? I see plenty of space in the case from the looks of it but even if you do use the riser card, the video card may be blocking airflow from and to the CPU. Check the dimensions to be sure IMO.

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A:Dual Video Card Setup

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;296538
Have a look here.
 

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A:Dual Monitor Setup, 2nd Video Card always max'd

What happens if you swap the monitors?

~Lordbob

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A:3 monitor setup - Is my video card ok - Suggestions

BobbyMisc65, welcome to Seven Forums. When running multiple monitors you should upgrade to a newer generation GPU with more VRAM.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/313540-3-monitor-setup-my-video-card-ok-suggestions.html
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A:Setup display with standard VGA driver - video card installation error

You went into your BIOS and disabled the integrated graphics? Um you might try a free program like Driver Sweeper to remove whatever remains of the old video drivers. For some reason the new video driver installer does not see your new video card.
 

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A:Setup Display with Standard VGA Driver - Video Card Installation Error

The Radeon 7000 drivers are not compatible with Windows 7; that video card is ancient and doesn't support Windows 7 fully. The integrated Radeon 2100 is massively newer and better then this card, especially since this card uses a PCI interface compare to a modern PCI-Express interface that video cards now come in.

Also if you got a compatible graphics card, you'd want to disable the graphics card in the BIOS rather then in Windows as that will fully turn it off and return the 128MB of system memory its currently using.
 

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Regards
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A:Is 400W enough for my future Graphics Card

Use a power supply calculator to determine the minimum output needed for the card and all your components;
eXtreme Power Supply Calculator

There are 2 schools of thought here: Just Enough - vs - Add Some Overhead (excess capacity for future needs and capacitor aging). That decision is up to you.

But most important not to miss: "The recommended total Power Supply Wattage gives you a general idea on what to look for BUT it is NOT a crucial factor in power supply selection! Total Amperage Available on the +12V Rail(s) is the most important, followed by the +5V amperage and then the +3.3V amperage."

Your card, if it uses 150watts at 12v will pull 12.5 amps from the 12v rail. So a power supply with only 18 amps on the 12v rail would be iffy.
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/284500-400w-enough-my-future-graphics-card.html
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A:Upgrade one side of current Dual boot setup

Hi and welcome.

I recommend doing exactly as you have stated, Remove the Windows 7 drive and then do the upgrade. I would also create an image of your Windows 8.1 drive just in case.

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/48184-upgrade-one-side-current-dual-boot-setup.html
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A:Solved: Reinstalling XP, problems with current RAID setup?

Stripped, RAID 0, is a bad backup idea. If either drive fails, the data is lost. Why not run a RAID 5? I realize you're running the RAID 0 as a backup of HD1, but I've lost RAID drives before without clues as to the source of failure.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-reinstalling-xp-problems-with-current-raid-setup.720970/
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A:Future Cideo Card quesstion (PSU wise)

You plug in both. It has two because of the power necessary to run the this particular card.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/future-cideo-card-quesstion-psu-wise.80952/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/best-way-to-simultaneously-run-a-virtual-clone-of-my-current-vista-setup-for-sandbox.987247/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/setup-raid-1-on-new-drives-with-image-from-current-separate-drive.1076633/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/100516/my-current-protection-setup-recommendations-suggestions-happily-received/
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If you don't get the 980, you will only be kicking yourself later. That is if you are seriously considering it.

http://www.techspot.com/review/885-nvidia-geforce-gtx-970-gtx-980/page5.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/upgrading-graphics-card-for-evolve-and-the-future-games.208598/
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A:Advice For Future Purchase:Audio Card For Music Production

I have a Recording Studio (using Sonar X3 Producer). The general consensus on most recording forums is that a PC sound card is crap for recording and low latency. You are better off considering a "real" recording interface device. The USB connected units seem to have the edge now, with Firewire sort of becoming pass?. USB devices generally have lower latency too.

My main recording interface unit is a Roland Octa-Capture. It is 8 analog input channels, but there are units with less input channels. The Focusrite Scarlett units seem to be gaining in popularity too. Presonus is headquartered in Louisiana and sells recording hardware and software.

The "gearslutz" forum would be a good place to look or ask your questions. Gearslutz.com

http://www.eightforums.com/sound-audio/46949-advice-future-purchase-audio-card-music-production.html
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19708702
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/current-best-pci-card.4021/
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I neglected to say that the 8400GS is the 512Mb version.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/current-best-pci-card.180206/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/285265-need-good-upgrade-my-current-video-suggestions-opinions.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Replacing-my-current-b-g-n-network-adapter-card-with-a-AC/td-p/5761062
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19996340
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A:Generic video card video card problems!! need help =)

I did some searching for you for a driver, but I did not find one. I think your best option is to purchase a new video card and install it. Remember to disable the built-in video in BIOS.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/generic-video-card-video-card-problems-need-help.740673/
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A:Video card/video card driver issues

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-video-card-driver-issues.1068924/
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Agp1x/2x are 3.3 volts, whereas Agp4x/8x are 1.5 volts.

You should check carefully that whatever card you get is compatible with you 2x Agp slot.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-and-video-card-slot-question.44107/
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I simplified:

I'd just go with this: [if you were AGP stranded, OP isn't as it turns out]

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814139043

No ebay issues.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/297031-usb-external-video-card-agp-video-card-windows-7-a.html
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Did you remove the old card and drivers in device manager first? You may need to update your motherboard drivers too.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/no-video-after-changing-old-pcivideo-card-to-new-agp-video-card.17706/
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And Welcome to the TSG Forum
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xd-card-problem-card-setup.971985/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-there-a-setting-to-keep-current-window-always-current.621163/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-nvidia-geforce-fx-5500-256mb-video-card-and-have-problem-with-down-loaded-video.40874/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/rendering-video-with-video-card-instead-of-processor-in-cccp-media-player-classic.993577/
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A:Deleted Video card in device manager now no video past splash screen

take out the new card and reboot. restart (whatever happens) and go into BIOS, check your onboard graphics is enabled, save and reboot. ...you were still using the onboard graphics by he way...tell me when you've done the above..
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/deleted-video-card-in-device-manager-now-no-video-past-splash-screen.107013/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-video-shuts-down-just-before-login-screen-is-video-card-dead.1005037/
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A:PC freezes while playing video games (returned/exchanged video card)

Maybe there is an issue with your power supply.

Run this
http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/

While running this
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=36

Let them go for 1 hour and see what you get. It will render your PC pretty much useless so set it and step back and watch.

See if you still lock up.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pc-freezes-while-playing-video-games-returned-exchanged-video-card.177617/
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A:Wondering if I should upgrade video card for video editing software

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wondering-if-i-should-upgrade-video-card-for-video-editing-software.159073/
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Welcome

Lets start with Driver Verifier

Verifier puts extreme stress on the drivers, bad ones will cause BSOD. If we change all those drivers we hope for no more BSODs, If you get no BSODs, then its not a driver and we look to hardware. With verifier on your computer may be a little laggy, but actually..its just doing its work.Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Information
Driver Verifier runs in the background, "testing" drivers for bugs. If it finds one, a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) will result; the corresponding dump file will hopefully show the faulty driver.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow


Driver Verifier monitors kernel-mode drivers and graphics drivers to detect illegal function calls or actions that might corrupt the system. It can subject the drivers to a variety of stresses and tests to find improper behavior.

Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation.

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The problem is, if the psu went then the mobo may well be damaged from that happening. Sounds like the best place for it is the landfill site.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/broken-video-connector-on-motherboard-can-i-boot-up-with-pci-video-card.88151/
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Thanks for your help.


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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-for-multimedia-home-video-editing-and-authoring.71314/
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A:XPS 8300 won't disengage onboard video and enable add-on video card

At least with the GTX 680, nVidia acknowledged that this is their problem and they were going to release a firmware update to vendors who make GTX 680 cards . I wouldn't be surprised if it's the same nVidia issue with the GTX 640.
These are the only cards Dell certifies to work in the XPS 8300, and they're all Dell OEM cards:
KP8GM AMD Radeon HD5450
HWHRN AMD Radeon HD5670
GCJ42 AMD Radeon HD5770
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Any card not certified by Dell is a gamble...

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19461315
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HD 4540 or HD 5450? The motherboard will support any graphics card assuming it has a PCI-E slot (which it does have). Have you tried disabling onboard video in the bios?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/398745-install-new-video-card-failing-onboard-video-connection.html
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A:video playback and streaming. Video card problem or software?

Well, it seems u dont have a hardware problem. this problem occurs only when u r watching videos. so i guess its the media player. take my suggestion, stop using it. Download this pack: KLite Codec Pack. I think the latest version is 3.2. Its got all the codecs u need to play compressed videos, and dvds. Its also got an advanced media player which can play any video u open it with like wmv, dat, mpg, rm, mov, avi, divx..... of course, the codecs for these formats r included in the pack.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-playback-and-streaming-video-card-problem-or-software.305886/
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Unless you have a removable graphics card in that rig.

What is the model number?

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A:how do i disable the ATI on-board video so my nvidia 550ti video card will run my gam

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-disable-the-ati-on-board-video-so-my-nvidia-550ti-video-card-will-run-my-gam.1019907/
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A:Video Card Problem - Playing Video and Shutting Down Monitor

spinnermason said:

Hi,

Iím in a dilly of a pickle here.

When playing video, my screen will go black for just a second and then return to normal. With most video players, the video will then usually play, but when using BSPlayer (bsplayer.org) to watch video, the screen will go black, return to normal and then video will not play.

It gets worse. Sometimes, I will be minding my own the computer will still be running, but then, the screen will go black, then the monitor will give me the old message:
"self test / check your pc and signal cable / monitor is working"
The computer will still be running, and the only way I know to get picture back is to restart the computer. I have gotten this error the most when the using BSplayer, which sometimes causes the monitor to just shut down like that. But other video players like divx, QuickTime, and windows media player will all occasionally not play or cause weird image problems to crop up on the screen

Also, if the computer freezes up, hitting ctrl+alt+del gives me a black screen with garbled white text.

I have updated my NVIDIA drivers and installed the latest bsplayer version, but neither of those actions fixed my dilemma.

OS: 98se
Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce FX 5200
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2200Click to expand...

sounds like the gpu is overheating or goung bad get some compressed air and blow out the video card very through (*get the rest of pc while you are at it) and if this dont help you may have to replace
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-problem-playing-video-and-shutting-down-monitor.341461/
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A:I`ve replaced the motherboard, video card, RAM, power supply, but still no video.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/sli-dual-video-setup.73545/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/home-video-setup.837133/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/aodio-and-video-setup.491966/
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Update

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A:New video card install no good, now older card doesn't work either

I don't know about the 9600 Pro but the X1650 Pro should have a power connector on it. Possibly a floppy drive type connector. Was that plugged in?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-video-card-install-no-good-now-older-card-doesnt-work-either.88311/
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Hope some or one of these help(s) you:

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-help-with-ati-all-in-wonder-card-setup.198996/
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Given nVidia's history in releasing cards and the quality of what you're currently running, I'd wait a month or two or three and wait for them to get the 9800 clocks up to something repectable (geez, I think that's below the ATI HD 36xx series). My feeling (yes, I'm an ATI user, but take it for what it's worth) is that nVidia was a little surprised by the success of the HD 3870 x2 and had to hurry something a bit. I also don't know how their drivers are at this point, but from what I've seen, that's likely to be a problem, too.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/best-card-for-my-setup.216146/
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Hello Rovlad, Welcome to SF!

If you give us some more detail on the HW and fill in your system specs (as instructed here in second post: ) http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...rum-rules.html

we'll have the info we need to point you to the right drivers...

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-hell-vgasave-code-12-card-not-recognized.133842/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/urgent-locating-video-card-and-sound-card-names.266304/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/gone-brain-dead-need-some-help-finding-video-card-and-sound-card.298552/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wireless-card-stops-working-when-video-card-is-installed.33441/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/install-new-video-card-and-sound-card-stops-working-495632.html