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MSI P7N Diamond and Nvidia GTX 260

I have a MSI P7N platinum motherboard and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 graphics card. As I was trying to put the graphics card in, I noticed that the card would hit the PC audio-in connector. The graphics card is PCI-e 2.0 so it will only go into this one slot. Do I need to the the P7N diamond, or is there a way for me to work this out?

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I have sis motherboard card name SiS 650_651_M650_740 chip type SiS 650 Rev 00
my computer don't play any media in normal way. please halp my video problem. thankyou

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You should have 3 PCI-E 16X.  Put it in another slot.
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Is not Reading My Geforce GTX 260 Card


What do you mean connect wire to graphics card?

A) Computer is to be OFF when connecting a monitor cable.

B) Computer is to be OFF, and unplugged from power; when plugging the power cable from Power Supply, into it.

You are also supposed to be Following Anti-Static Precautions.

What Power Supply are you using?
Manufacturer name, and model number. Post back in a Comment.

Motherboard requires about 150 Watts by itself.

That isn't including what the Processor (CPU) needs, Ram Memory needs, optical drive/s need, computer case fans need; AND what the Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 graphics card needs.

It needs 225 Watts by itself.

(Manufacturers usually state around 500 Watts MINIMUM.
This is in reality based on a COMPLETE computer system, and NOT just the graphics card itself)

What do I base that the GTX 260 needs 225 Watts?
(I see that as the -> Maximum, though )

A PCI Express x16 expansion slot on a motherboard, is only capable of 75 Watts of power.
That is why the additional power cables were brought out.

The 6-pin PCI Express power cable that plugs into the GTX 260, is capable of an additional 75 Watts of power.

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 requires using TWO 6-pin PCI Express power cables

That means 150 Watts of additional power.
75 Watts + 150 Watts = 225 Watts

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-260/specifications

"Supplementary Power Connectors -> 6-pin x2"

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#pciexpress

If you are using just one 6-pin PCI Express power cable, '
this = NO.

NOT enough power for the graphics card.

What will happen?

A) The PCI Express x16 slot connector oins, will burn
B) The gold plated contact pins on the bottom of the graphics card, will burn.
C) The connector on the graphics card, that the 6-pin PCI Express power cable plugs into, will burn.
D) The connector on the 6-pin PCI Express power cable will burn.

The graphics card will burn up.
Too little power.

IF, your Power Supply has enough power, and IF there are two 4-pin Peripheral power cables that aren't being used; you can use a 6-pin PCI Express power adapter cable.

Example of 4-pin Peripheral power cable,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#peripheral

Example of 6-pin PCI Express power adapter cable, was shown in the Playtool link,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#pciexpress

http://www.directron.com/pci03.html

(Connectors are white, and hard to see against white backdrop. You can enlarge all 3 views)

For additional questions please post in a Comment
Regards,
joecoolvette

Feb 23, 2013 | Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2 Motherboard, AM2,...

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Does the MSI K8n NEO4 Platinum SLI motherboard support the Geforce GTX 550 Video Card?


The MSI K8N NEO 4 Platinum Edition mobo, has an AGP graphics expansion slot. (Accelerated Graphics Port)

It uses AGP graphics cards that are either 4X, or 8X. (Supports 1.5 Volt AGP graphics cards, hence 8X)

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/K8N-Neo-Platinum.html#/?div=Detail

Click on the Specification tab. Look under the bold - Slots - subheading.

(Overview, { Which is the tab it automatically opens to}, Specification, Download, Support, News and Awards, Where to Buy )

This is Evga's version of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 550,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625

Click on the Details tab. (Overview, Details, Feedback)

Under the bold - Interface - heading, and to the right of the subheading - Interface, we see the interface is - PCI-Express 2.0 x16.

Tells you a lot right off the bat, if you know what you are looking at.

1) The graphics expansion slot you need on your motherboard, is a PCI-Express x16 slot.

You have an AGP graphics expansion slot. (That uses either 4X, or 8X AGP graphics cards)

2) The PCI-Express technology used is PCI-Express 2.0

Therefore the answer is No, Stephen.

[ More info on AGP graphics technology, and PCI-Express technology,

1) AGP:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGP

2) PCI-Express:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express

Now if someone asks you, why the GeForce GTX 550 graphics card will not work on your motherboard, you can explain why in detail, instead of just saying some dude/dudette on FixYa, said it will not work.

Are you sure some 'Mom and Pop' computer store will not trade out, a decent AGP graphics card, for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 you have?
Always worth a shot. Just MHO.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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May 25, 2012 | MSI : K8N NEO4 Platinum SLI/S939/nForce4...

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Ibm 865g chipset VGA drivers for WINDOWS 7 PROF.


the drivers might not be installed correctly you might have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the graphics card and its drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it

Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers or you might need to download one


http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630932.htmlI Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature

http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630939.html Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature hope this helps

Sep 20, 2011 | Intel 845GE Motherboard

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I am facing problem with VGA driver for my intel D102GGC2 motherboard with window 7


the drivers might not be installed correctly you might have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the graphics card and its drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it

Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers or you might need to download one


http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630932.htmlI Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature
http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630939.html Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature hope this helps

Sep 15, 2011 | Intel D102GGC2 Motherboard

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I have china motherboard why window7 not take video grapics 945-15 p4


the drivers might not be installed correctly you might have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the graphics card and its drivers
If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers

Or your graphics might not be seated properly or have a dirty socket

might be a compatability issue 32 bit or 64 bit you could try these 32 and 64 bit
http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630932.html
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUsIncreases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature


http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630939.html

This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature
if these packages are not the right
http://download.cnet.com/2000-20_4.html
on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for
(be precise)don

Sep 15, 2011 | Intel PENTIUM-4 865GV CHIP MOTHER BOARD...

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I have a Intel 845 motherboard. recently i installed windows 7. when i play games, i get a message that "hardware acceleration is either disabled or not supported by your video card driver"....


click start right click on computer select properties device manager scroll to display adapters if you see a yellow question/exclamation mark or a red X the driver will need to updated/reinstalled
right click select update driver if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it or you might need to download the drivers compatible to run your games or a hardware accelerator driver
you should browse through all of the devices to make sure the drivers have no yellow or red x's on them
http://download.cnet.com/intel-graphics-accelerator-video/3000-2098_4-10163616.html

http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630932.html
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUsIncreases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature


http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630939.html

This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. What's new in this version: Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers Adds NVIDIA Update feature
hope this helps you

Sep 15, 2011 | Intel D845GVSR Motherboard

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My mother board msi 865gm3 & my window 7 grapics no work pls help me


Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it or you might have to download one

http://majorgeeks.com/SiS_UniVGA5_Graphics_Driver_For_Windows_7_d6264.html This package consists of SiS VGA Drivers, AGP Drivers, VGA Utilities, and Installation for Windows 7. Utilities include Control Center and SiStray. The Control Center provide some settings like gamma correction, video, TV output, driver mode, screen rotate, and product information. The SiStray provide Control Center entery and some settings like resolution, refresh rate,and rotation. The Installation are capable of installing/uninstalling drivers and utilities respectively.
Supported Chipsets:
SiS671, SiS672, SiS671FX, SiS672FX, SiSM671, SiSM671MX, SiSM672, SiSM672MX hope this helps cnetdownload.com on the home page you should see the download software finder under that there will be a list platform, category sub category price from the category drop down list select drivers then from the price drop down list select free or which ever applies to your need

or

Windows 7 32 bit

http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630932.html
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.
What's new in this version:

Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs

Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers

Adds NVIDIA Update feature

Windows 7 64 bit

http://download.cnet.com/nvidia-graphics-driver-windows/3000-2108_4-10630939.html
This is a WHQL release from the Release 260 family of drivers. This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, and 400-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.
What's new in this version:

Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti GPUs

Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers

Adds NVIDIA Update feature

http://majorgeeks.com/Nvidia_Forceware_for_Windows_VistaWin_7_d5935.html

This is the first WHQL-certified release from the Release 275 family of drivers (versions 275.xx to 279.xx). This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400,

and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs

hope this helps you




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GeForce GTX 260


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New Graphics card wont work


is the bios set to dispaly using a built in graphics card on the mobo?

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