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ive installed the card in pcie slot,now at the back of the card is a black power block ,the cable that fits in to it as two connecter plugs coming of it ,do i connect both these plugsto the power .at the moment i have 1 connected and the card works.but do i need them both connected,
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just realized you dont have a PCI-e card or a sli PSU. Does the card have two power cable connecters?
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just realized you dont have a PCI-e card or a sli PSU. Does the card have two power cable connecters?
yea its pcie ,dualsata 2 motherboard .1agp slot and 1 pciex16 slot.
heres the cabe one on the end with brown and yellow wires.
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you need to plug 2 x 4-pin molexs into that connector then plug the other end into your 7900
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you need to plug 2 x 4-pin molexs into that connector then plug the other end into your 7900
cheers .just done that,i got this card to play cod2 in dx9 but when i play i only get around 30fps my 3d mark 2005 is 7,250 .is that average,
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cheers .just done that,i got this card to play cod2 in dx9 but when i play i only get around 30fps my 3d mark 2005 is 7,250 .is that average,
Check the 3DMark settings that you're using. 7,250 seems pretty low for a 7900gt. I get 7112 with my x850.
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Check the 3DMark settings that you're using. 7,250 seems pretty low for a 7900gt. I get 7112 with my x850.
i just noticed a option in the motherboard bios.next to ram timings called flexible i disabled it and upped my fsb to 210mhz pcie up to 205.now im getting 7,650 3dmark2005 with out overclocking the g card.
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