Video Card Problem!!!! Need Help Immediately!!!

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#1 Edited by HelpWithPC (40 posts) -

I got everything hooked up and from what I can tell the cpu, motherboard, and memory work. But when I hook up the video card, the fans are running but it is not giving an image on the screen. But when I plug the hdmi cable into the motherboard instead of the video card it displays a image. Is this normal or no?

#2 Posted by Postmortem123 (7670 posts) -

Have you connected all the PCI-e power connectors and is your PSU good enough?

#3 Posted by HelpWithPC (40 posts) -

Yes, it had two PCI-e power connectors, I plugged both in. The PSU is 850 watt power supply.

#4 Posted by Postmortem123 (7670 posts) -

Is the card a 7970 Matrix Platinum?

#5 Edited by HelpWithPC (40 posts) -
#6 Edited by Postmortem123 (7670 posts) -

Can you test a DVI output?

#7 Posted by HelpWithPC (40 posts) -

Yeah, I havent tried that yet though

#8 Edited by HelpWithPC (40 posts) -
#9 Posted by darksusperia (6911 posts) -

@HelpWithPC:

go into the BIOS and change the primary display to PEG. You may need to do this without the card inserted first.