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Windows 7: Compatibility question

09 Sep 2015   #1

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
Compatibility question

Im trying to hook my graphics card to my motherboard.

Whenever I try to turn it on, It doesnt work.
-The fans for my CPU, GPU, PSU are working.. but it will only work til 5 seconds. or less.
-Ive tried to remove my GPU from the board. Then it worked

Now im kinda wondering whats wrong with it

Could it be that my board is not compatible with my GPU?
do i lack power? coz it needs 2 6pins...... I only hooked 1 6pin
Could it be that my GPU has damage already?

Motherboard: G41M-P33 COMBO MSI

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Sep 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Pretty odd psu requirements for a 1gb card :/
But yes I would imagine all cables must be connected to the card

  1. Powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 GPU
  2. Integrated with industry's best 1GB GDDR5 memory 256-bit memory interface
  3. Features Dual link DVI-I*2/ mini HDMI with HDCP protection
  4. OC edition
  5. GIGABYTE UDV material
  6. GIGABYTE WINDFORCE 2X anti-turblence cooling Design
  7. Support NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
  8. Support NVIDIA® 3D Vision™
  9. Support NVIDIA® CUDA™ Technology
  10. Support NVIDIA® PhyX™ Technology
  11. *Minimum 500W or greater system power supply with two 6-pin external power connectors
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Sep 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

You video card has two 6 pin power connection for a reason. It needs them.
Up date your power supply.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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