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Videoadapter in Dell 1650 server possible ?

Hello sir;

I want to upgrade my Dell server 1650 and have buyed a Club Geforce 256 MB PCI videocard.
After put in , the screen tells me : no signal.

The card is good , I have tested in another computer.
The server runs perfect with a 16 Mb videocart in.

In the bios stands : videomemory: 8 MB.

May I ask you what the problem is , is it possible to use this 256MB videoadapter ?

Thank you very much;
Peter.


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8MB sounds like it is only recognizing onboard video.

Check the BIOS setup screen for video options. You may be able to select or enable PCI video.

If that does not work, Dell has lifetime phone support for their servers.

Write down the Express Service Code and Service Tag number that is on the server chassis and call Dell.
This is the last number I used for server support: (800) 945-3355
If it doesn't work you should be able to find a valid number at support.dell.com

I hope this helps.

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