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Your problem is your PSU. If the PSU isn't the culprit, then its the motherboard (which you could test with another PSU and GPU). Replace that PSU first though, I'll bet that's the problem.
Thats why I was not going to try my 480 on it. Never the less Ive tested the PSU and it works just fine. I repair computers and I used it for testing other peoples computers. Im pretty sure its the motherboard. I remember when I got my first 480 I had the Foxconn Bloodrage board and they did not work together until foxconn provided me with a BIOS update. Either way I know the PSU is good and more than enough to power this system with the GT 240.
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The 480 will work at idle
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The 480 will work at idle
I was actually about to but then realized that the PSU has only 1 6 pin power connector.... soooooo I don't think I would b able 2 get anywhere but thanx. I will try 2morrow with a friends GPU. I work at frys and tommorow is the start of a new add so maybe an old GPU will b on sale? who knows.
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