So I just got a new PSU for my (also new) video card, but my computer won't start up. The blue interior light , my fan, random green lights, and my CD tray are working properly, but nothing is showing up on my monitor. Any ideas for this one?
Yes, it was a 6-pin PCI connector. Made sure of that three or so times.
Also, my mother board: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131406
#4fataliPosted 8/20/2013 7:27:27 PM
I would try plugging the monitor in the motherboard outputs and taking the video card out to test. if it boots that way it may be a problem with the video card. --- Mystery is the source of all true science.
#5Lonestar2000Posted 8/20/2013 9:50:25 PM
Try a BIOS reset. Also, XFX is not known for their quality. --- Rumble Roses. Someone enters the room. Them: O_O Me: What?! I always play games without my pants on!- Inmate 922335
#6fataliPosted 8/20/2013 10:10:35 PM
Did the video card and motherboard worked before you tried the new PSU? Or you had not test either yet? --- Mystery is the source of all true science.
#7gastamanPosted 8/20/2013 10:20:21 PM(edited)
XFX is not known for their quality.
A lot if XFX PSU's are actually rebranded SeaSonic units.
Edit: Actually, I think all of their PSU's are rebranded SeaSonic units.
Edit2: NM. Didn't realize the GPU was the XFX. Not sure how their GPU's are. --- //Intel// Core i7 2600k @ 4.2 //Gigabyte// Z68X-UD7-B3 //MSI// 3x GTX 580 Lightning SLi //Corsair// 650D / H100 / 120 GB Force 3 / 12 GB Dominator / AX1200
#8WerdnAndreWPosted 8/20/2013 10:15:26 PM(edited)
Yeah, xfx power supplies are good. Did you plug in the 4-8 CPU power plug or the 24 pin? --- Corsair 500r ~ P8Z68-V Pro ~ i5 2500k ~ Hyper 212+ ~ Corsair 2x4gb ~ TX750w v2 ~ 560 Ti ~ F3 1TB ~ Crucial M4 128GB ~ Xonar DG ~ Tt Meka G1 ~ Asus PA248Q
#9RequiemPosted 8/20/2013 10:17:10 PM
Really dumb question, but the monitor is plugged in (to a power source aka socket/outlet/etc etc), right? --- Copyright free literature available at http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page... otherwise known as Tex-Mex
#10fuzzymanPosted 8/20/2013 10:21:52 PM
check if the HDD is connected derp --- http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg