Sup3rkirby Posted May 5, 2009 Posted May 5, 2009 "YOU HAVE NOT CONNECTED ONE OF YOUR VIDEO CARD POWER CONNECTORS TO THE POWER SUPPLY. PLEASE REFER TO THE 'GETTING STARTED GUIDE' FOR PROPER HARDWARE INSTALLATION." This message is the first and only thing displayed when I turn on my PC, after installing my new HIS Radeon HD 4870(1GB). I have a 600W PSU, which is connected to my graphics card(using the provided 6pin cable). I have 4 available power cables running from my PSU, and I have tried every possible combination of two, hoping for one to work. I've searched nearly everywhere hoping for some kind of solution. So far, nothing has worked out, which brings me here. A few things I've read lead me to think I may just need a new PSU. But, I would think 600W running one 4870 would be fine. My CPU is just an E2180, so not much power consumption on that end. Everything on my PC works, but once this card is in place and hooked up, it's a fail. I'd also hate to find out that the card is a dud, meaning I have to spend more money to hope the next one works. I was really hoping someone has had this problem before, but was able to solve it. I suppose that's the optimal outcome with any of these technical issues. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me with this. Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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