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Did I get non functional 7950 out of the box?

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Hey i just finish my first build, all except i will not get a display when i install my 7950 graphics card . Every thing works otherwise. I was wondering if there is anything i could be missing since it was my first time and all. The fan does turn on, and the card get warm as well .I am currently running the 3770k & asus z77pro inernal graphics/ drivers. Am i going to have to replace it all together?

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What's wrong with it? But no you wouldn't have to send everything in since it has nothing to do with the mobo.

post #3 of 7
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With the card installed my monitor stays completey black, and i get a "boot device led" on the mobo. When i took it out everything else runs 100% I not sure where to go from there.
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What power supply are you using? Did you chcek the power connections to the GPU?
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Shes has a non-modular Corsair 800w power supply. I assumed the power connections are good since the fan is working.
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have you tried using the onboard graphics to see if you can get to your desktop and then install the drivers?

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If this is the first computer you've ever built, use the onboard graphics first.
Go to bios and set the display first to PCI-E.
Then attach the HD7950
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