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AMD A10-5800K + RX560?

by zscarra / April 25, 2018 12:59 PM PDT

Hello everyone, I am quite new on computers, my uncle bought me a RX560, but my computer only has AMD-A10-5800K + GIGABYTE GA-F2A58M-DS2. and it doesn't work? what should I do? should I change the Motherboard? if it? can you suggest motherboards perfect for A10 & RX560. Thank you!

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That GPU is power hungry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2018 1:32 PM PDT
In reply to: AMD A10-5800K + RX560?

Let's call it 100+ Watts just for the video card.

Let's hear a lot more detail about your PC. Make, model of the PSU in particular so I can see if it's just another power shortage (not short, but not enough power.)

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Cougar CMX 700W
by zscarra / April 25, 2018 1:50 PM PDT

My PSU is Cougar CMX 700W, I have a 8GB HyperX RAM, that's about it I can't seem to run my RX560. Please help.

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What do you mean "Can't run"?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2018 1:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Cougar CMX 700W

The PSU is not a model I'd use. The +12V is split rail has only 30A per rail. It may get overtaxed and fail to boot or buckle under the load.

Since I don't have a clear picture of what "can't run" is, at least we know the PSU could be an issue.

Tell more. Especially about the BIOS version. It must be current.

Post was last edited on April 25, 2018 2:03 PM PDT

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Literally
by zscarra / April 25, 2018 4:20 PM PDT

Literally it doesn't even run, like even spinning its fans and all, It works on other computers (the RX560) but not on mine, BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. F1, 3/24/2014. Btw. the vcard is MSI Aero ITX RX560 4G OC

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While the PSU is suspect.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2018 4:36 PM PDT
In reply to: Literally

The BIOS looks to be out of date. If the machine turns on but does not show the BIOS, then I update the BIOS.

You have to be detailed about "it doesn't even run". I could guess no power up or a hung boot.

At this point the suspects are motherboard and PSU. Also the manual calls out power connections. All skill levels arrive here so the manual shows this.

What did you connect there?

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Gpu
by Bob__B / April 25, 2018 11:15 PM PDT
In reply to: Literally

Put the card in your machine.

Watch the fans inside the case.

Power the machine on.

Do any fans spin?

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