[olug] Disappointment and a question ...
jaybocc2 at gmail.com
Thu May 22 19:48:37 CDT 2014
Seems like this person had a similar experience which was resolved by using
a different bios.
On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 5:31 PM, unfy <olug at unfy.org> wrote:
> Yes, replaced the stock PSU with something more beefy. Stock PSU is only
> something like 300 watts.
> The replacement was an EVGA 600B (600 watt / bronze / bought locally).
> Has the two necessary PCIe power connectors instead of having to use an
> adapter, etc. Is actually newer enough to do 8pin cpu power and two 8pin
> pcie power.
> Power supply and card put in the Core2Duo system = fires right up. Power
> supply and card in the Vostro = no POST.
> On 5/22/2014 10:43 AM, Aric Aasgaard wrote:
>> I don't know if the PSU is causing your specific issue, but the one I have
>> would be under powered......
>> But here is a photo of a Vostro 460 PSU
>> This PSU has 2x 12 volt rails and your video card has 2, 6 pin 12 volt
>> connectors make sure one is using the 6 pin connector built into the PSU.
>> You would need to adapt a SATA power connector to a 6 pin PCIe power
>> ....something like this
>> ..............Also if you do this your house could burn down and kills
>> How did you power this?
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