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Orange blinking light on dell desktop after inserting graphics card

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#1 Randallthevandal


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Posted 19 July 2018 - 03:15 AM

Ok so I have this desktop: DELL Desktop PC i3847-4616BK Intel Core i5 4440 (3.10 GHz) 8 GB DDR3 1 TB HDD Intel HD Graphics 4600 Windows 8.1 (64Bit)

And maybe a month ago it had a problem in which it would turn on and off repeatedly without me even pressing the on button and it would just reset so I turned off the power supply and it still kept doing it and so after a bit of time it seemed to have just fixed it self and I just recently got a gtx 1050 to put into my computer and I also got a 500w power supply and when I went to go turn it on it shows up with the regular white light

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Posted 19 July 2018 - 08:42 AM

Probably need a PSU replacement then, if you are using the dell PSU for your GPU no doubt its a piece of junk

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Posted 19 July 2018 - 12:42 PM

If I'm reading your post correctly it doesn't work with the Dell power supply, but does work with the 500W power supply.  As MadmanRB said, you probably need a different power supply in the Dell.  Most manufactured machines do not have the additional power required to run a GPU that was not included in the original build.

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