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Everything goes wrong after installing graphics card

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#1 IvanMilan


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Posted 25 September 2016 - 05:17 AM

Computer specifications:

Processor - AMD A4-5300 + onboard graphics

Motherboard - EMAXX A55FM2HD-iCAFE

RAM: 2x2 gb DDR3

PSU: AnyPower, total output of 450w

HDD: 360gb HDD


So, it started when I attempted to add a dedicated graphics card into the CPU. The card is: MSI CYCLONE R4770 (I just watched some videos on how to add a graphics card to the computer)

I opened the computer, placed the card into its PCI-E slot, connected the power supply cable. and screwed it in place.

Note: I didn't install the drivers before installing the video card.


1. Now, i turned on the computer and had a tv connected through the motherboard via HDMI cable. It showed nothing, so i tried connecting the HDMI cable to the video card, also nothing.

2. So I got a smaller monitor, and connected the DCMI to the video card (I didn't bother trying connecting it to the motherboard first)

and then the APTIO Setup thingy popped up, I had no idea what this is so i just chose the default settings and saved it. It restarted, but to my confusion, it just goes back to the APTIO Setup in a loop. So what I tried under the "boot settings" if im not wrong, I enabled an option called the "Fail-Safe" mode. So after that it just restarted again, and then POOF. THE MONITOR CANNOT DETECT ANY SIGNAL FROM THE PC. IDK WHAT TO DO ANYMORE.


What i'm thinking of now is I should've installed the drivers first, but then I had no disc, the video card was just a gift. So I was just planning to download it in the internet. At any rate, I don't know what to do now. Someone help me.


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#2 IvanMilan

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 08:27 AM

Closing this post. I'm getting help from another form already. :)

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 09:54 AM

What is the model of this AnyPower  PSU?


Are you running Crossfire?


If you are running the MSI Cyclone R470 in Crossfire you will need a PSU with a 34A 12v rail and be able to provide 750W.


If you are not running Crossfire you still need a PSU with a 26A 12v rail with the ability to produce 400 -500 Watts.


Removing the dedicated card for the time being was a good suggestion.  This should enable the integrated graphics.

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