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BFG nvidia 6200 oc(overclocked) not showing bios

Screen doesent turn on until windows login screen, its underpowered by 50 watts my PSU(power supply) is 200watt and card requierement is 250watt

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    tigger888 Apr 12, 2009

    ui havea hp d220 so i doubt it would be usefull to upgrade it, it has stock lite on PSU and 2.4ghz celeron proccesor

  • tigger888
    tigger888 Apr 12, 2009

    would i be able to upgrade my pc moderately? (its pretty old 2000)

  • tigger888
    tigger888 Apr 12, 2009

    are you sure, (my box sucks @$$) 2.4ghz is flatlining to top when i move firefox window around,

  • tigger888
    tigger888 Apr 12, 2009

    k, thanks ;)

  • tigger888
    tigger888 Apr 14, 2009

    thanks for trying to help, usefull info but i got no $$$ yet

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Your PC is still using your old graphics processor to boot up.
To change this turn your PC off. Hook you monitor up to the old display port. Turn your PC on and press F10 to enter the BIOS.
Select Peripherals > Int Graphics Processor and set it to PCI.
Save and exit. Turn your PC of, hook to monitor back to your new graphics card and you're all set!

BTW, 200 watts in plenty for that PCI card. nVidia always suggests more than you need to be safe. I had that same PC and card : D
Be sure to check out the amazing Z-Tweaked 82.12 drivers for that card (XP, or forced on vista and win7). The 185.81 by side are a step down but still very good (vista win7).

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I would suggest upgrading your PSU so it does not make other problems occur in the future, and this should as well fix the problem with not loading the bios screens.

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    David Miller Apr 12, 2009

    The reason i say to upgrade the PSU is because the 6200 card you have needs at least a 250w PSU when its stock, if its OC then you would want to use something better then the base needed to use it.

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    David Miller Apr 12, 2009

    of course, anyone's PC no matter how old (up to a certain extent) can be upgraded to run most current games, and programs easily.

    If you are looking to use this PC to play Graphic intensive games then you would definitely need, at minimum, a couple upgrades. Which wouldn't be to expensive or hard to implement into your PC.

    Now you can also do other kinds of upgrades such as: Motherboard, RAM, Sound card, Network cards and others to make it more able to run higher end applications. But, that is all up to you and what you are looking to be able to do with your PC.


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    David Miller Apr 12, 2009

    Like i said previously it is all dependent on what you are trying to do.

    If you are wanting to play games such at Call of Duty: World at War, then you will require more updates to it, including but not limited to: Motherboard, CPU, RAM, and Video Card.

    If you are wanting to play said game or others then you would need to make more upgrades to make it suitable to play them.

    The Computer Casing or "Box" as you put it just houses the components needed to make the system work. You can, at any time, upgrade them to make it more suitable to your needs.


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    David Miller Apr 12, 2009

    No problem, i hope the information i have provided has helped you.


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