Help with new GPU

May 17, 2018 7:59AM PDT

Recently bought a 750ti to go with my old computer. Have it plugged into my PSU no faulty wires but when i try to turn it on my monitor enters power saving mode

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Clarification Request
While the 750ti isn't known for a lot of power use.
May 17, 2018 11:09AM PDT

Let's hear about the old PC and it's parts. Specifically the make, model of the PC and the PSU (power supply.)

I did fix one last week where the owner had used some HDMI to VGA cable. That was non-functional and no, I can not fix what is not supposed to work. We plugged into some HDMI monitor and it came right up.

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May 18, 2018 1:48AM PDT
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So the Flatron is VGA.
May 18, 2018 9:12AM PDT

You didn't refute or tell me about your cable from the new card to the display.

Also, this PC used a motherboard connected video output. Tell the forum is both old and new video connections are dead when the 750 is installed.
Also, does the PC work without the 750. finds the POWER SUPPLY is a measly 280W PSU.

That's small and could be the cause. I can't be sure but there are prior conversations where it is noted this small PSU will be trouble:
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Works fine without GPU
May 18, 2018 11:19AM PDT

When the 750ti is installed, no matter where I plug in the VGA cable the monitor will enter power saving mode. Without the 750 the computer works fine.

I have used a Xenta LP4 Molex MALE to Serial ATA SATA Power Adapter to plug my 750 into the PSU (linked below). Not sure if this could cause issues

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The PSU is not up to the task.
May 18, 2018 11:40AM PDT
There are many discussions about trying to use this card on small power supplies. It's this or the card is incompatible with your PC. Be sure it's not a bum card. We have to test this card in another PC.

Post was last edited on May 22, 2018 11:14 AM PDT

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Post a link
May 18, 2018 5:28PM PDT

To this 750ti.

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May 22, 2018 12:36PM PDT

The card comes with a power cable.

Why are you using that other adapter you have listed above?

In fact I don't see how you can be using the adapter listed above.

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May 27, 2018 2:17PM PDT

My PSU was missing 1 cable that was needed to plug in the GPU, so i used a DVA cable to convert into into what i needed

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If this fixed it. Always share so
May 27, 2018 2:19PM PDT

When this fixes it, always share as I am running into folk that think these GPU power connections are optional.

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May 27, 2018 5:34PM PDT

Explain how you where able to use the adapter cable you listed above to power this gpu.

I don't see where either end will plug into the gpu.

Don't make up words or terms as no one will be able to follow you......dva?

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Wrong cable
May 28, 2018 2:13AM PDT
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May 28, 2018 5:32AM PDT

I don't see how that cable will provide power to your gpu.

Your gpu should need a 6 or 8 pin power cable.

Explain how your doing this.

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