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Lost internet connection - after installing graphic card

I have a ECS l4vxa2 ver 1.0 motherboard. I changed my video card to a nvidia 6200 OC (pci) card and lost my internet connection.

I've tried my cable co and router tech support. They say it has something to do with the motherboard or graphic card. Spoke with graphic card tech support they say something about graphic card taking power away from ethernet. I switched back to my old card and still no connection - their tech support says issue with power being taken away by graphic card but would not tell me how to solve the problem - said not their cards fault.

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  • sh23jk Jun 09, 2008

    not a power problem

  • sh23jk Jun 09, 2008

    it had something to do with available resources or memory....

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If this is the power problem then change your SMPS with more Wats power.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813135010

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A) 1GigaByte of graphics memory which is GDDR3. (It is GDDR3, not DDR3; trust me)
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1147669&Sku=U12-41529

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