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Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3 Problem

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Hi, I have a problem with my motherboard giving me an error code when I install a new GPU. I've tried it on my friend's computer and it booted right up. On mine I turn on my PC and nothing happens. When I looked up the code in the manual (i think it was error code 97) it said "console output devices connect (ex. monitor is lighted)". What does this mean, I tried googling the issue and I might have missed something obvious but I can't find an answer. Mobo BIOS is up to date and this is pretty much a fresh windows install. My other GPU is working fine its just this new one not working. Old card is a 7950 and this new one is a r9 280.

Thanks in advance for any help.
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You say your bios is up to date, but I think that the last bios revision for that board came out before the 280 released. If that's the case, perhaps your board won't support it. I hope I'm wrong.
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Oh yeah, thats what I meant by up to date lol. I hope thats not the case because that would be insane...
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2x OCZ Solid 2 Series 60GB raid 0 Win 7 x64 3x Hannspree 23 inch (eyefinity) Razer Black Widow Ultimate 
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XPower 1080 Corsair 750D Razer Death Adder and Razer Naga Epic Mionix Propus 380 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x OCZ Solid 2 Series 60GB raid 0 Win 7 x64 3x Hannspree 23 inch (eyefinity) Razer Black Widow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
XPower 1080 Corsair 750D Razer Death Adder and Razer Naga Epic Mionix Propus 380 
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