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Added a ge force 8400 gs pci grfx card to hp a6120n monitor

I installed a Ge Force 8400 gs pci video graphics card to my hp a6120n i can followed the installation process, I can see the card on my computer
but when I switch the plug to the new graphics card I see nothing but i hear the computer still going. I cant see

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  • cwatt911 Feb 03, 2009

    I unplugged the monitor from the assigned slot and then plugged the monitor into the new lot on the graphics card and it says no vga signal

  • cwatt911 Feb 04, 2009

    250 watts

  • cwatt911 Feb 04, 2009

    thanks and i hate to be a pain but do you know how to do this with vista? Thanks in advance

  • Peter Steiert
    Peter Steiert May 11, 2010

    There's a slight chance your Power Supply Unit isn't powerful enough to power that video card. Could you check your manuals on the computer and post the maximum wattage of the PSU?

  • Francisco A
    Francisco A May 11, 2010

    Hello,

    When you mean switch the plug do you mean the slot on the motherboard or the plug on the back ?


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Alright, let's give this a shot. Your system can handle it as the card only needs 71W of power.

Right-click your desktop and go to properties.

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Afterward select the tab at the top reading, "Settings."

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Now select your new video card in the, "Display" region and choose the device to be your, "Primary Monitor."

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Afterward try plugging the monitor into your new graphics card. It should work just fine.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • Peter Steiert
    Peter Steiert Feb 04, 2009

    It should be very similar if not the same. Just try to find the settings tab which allows you to select monitors, their resolution, their color quality, etc... Within that region you should be able to select your new video card as your primary video source.


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