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post #1 of 7
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Hi OCN,

I recently built the rig in my signature but have been forced to use the onboard graphics. My GTX 560 has been carried over from my previous build so I have no doubt that it should work. It is in the PCIe 2 slot on my AsRock Extreme6 and yet it doesn't show up in the BIOS, in Device Manager or anywhere for that matter.

Is there anyway I can resolve this?

Regards,
Jaidyn
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post #2 of 7
Are the fans moving? 6 pins connected all the way? Pushed fully into the slot?


Reseat it and if it's still having issues try another PCI slot.
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post #3 of 7
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Fans all move. This is also the second PCI slot I've tried. the first one being slot 4. It has already been reseated.

When you say the 6 pins, do you mean the cable from the PSU? The thing is, I couldn't find a spot to put the 6 pin connectors near the GPU. In fact, across the whole motherboard I couldn't find a place to put it.

I apologise for sounding very amateurish, this is my first proper assembly of a computer and am therefore very new to some of the hardware.
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post #4 of 7
You have to put the power connectors in the GPU, not near the GPU. It will look something like this:



How much does your PSU supply?
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by JaidynM View Post

Fans all move. This is also the second PCI slot I've tried. the first one being slot 4. It has already been reseated.

When you say the 6 pins, do you mean the cable from the PSU? The thing is, I couldn't find a spot to put the 6 pin connectors near the GPU. In fact, across the whole motherboard I couldn't find a place to put it.

I apologise for sounding very amateurish, this is my first proper assembly of a computer and am therefore very new to some of the hardware.

Thats your problem! You didnt hook up the powercable to the gpu...
post #6 of 7
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Ah I see... It supplies 850w which should be plenty.

I didn't even realise there was a six pin slot there! Well thanks for the help, I'll post back with the results tonight.
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post #7 of 7
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That did the trick, thanks again! thumb.gif
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