• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

confused on configuring graphics card

Joined
Mar 7, 2009
Messages
299 (0.09/day)
Likes
12
System Name Build 1
Processor i5 2500k
Motherboard Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
Cooling Cooler Master 212
Memory Corsair DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX750
Software Windows 7 Professional
#1
I know how to install it into the computer just don't know how to configure it. Says something about irq assignment in the manual could anyone explain what I should do? Heres my motherboard/vid card. Right now I'm just using onboard video.

asus m4a78-e
POWERCOLOR AX4830 512MD3-H Radeon HD 4830
 
Joined
Nov 30, 2006
Messages
971 (0.24/day)
Likes
184
Location
NorCal
System Name Modest Box
Processor Pentium G3258 @ 4.7 Ghz
Motherboard ASUS Z97-E/USB 3.1
Cooling Thermalright True Spirit 140
Memory Crucial Ballistix PC3-12800 16GB
Video Card(s) Galax GTX 1060 6GB EXOC White Edition
Storage OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB
Display(s) Dell U2412M
Case Cooler Master Stacker 830
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer
Power Supply EVGA 450W Bronze
Software Windows 10 64 Bit
#2
You generally don't need to bother with IRQ assignments unless there is a conflict (devices not working). Disable you onboard video in the BIOS and you should be good to go.
 
Joined
Mar 7, 2009
Messages
299 (0.09/day)
Likes
12
System Name Build 1
Processor i5 2500k
Motherboard Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
Cooling Cooler Master 212
Memory Corsair DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX750
Software Windows 7 Professional
#3
You generally don't need to bother with IRQ assignments unless there is a conflict (devices not working). Disable you onboard video in the BIOS and you should be good to go.
So install the card, plug the monitor to the card? then go into bios disable onboard video boot up and install the video card drivers?
 

crtecha

New Member
Joined
Dec 8, 2008
Messages
2,407 (0.73/day)
Likes
204
Location
ipsay meechigan
System Name Coolin Runnings
Processor AMD X4 Phenom 9950 B.E. @ 3.3ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-MA790x-DS4 BIOS Ver. F6
Cooling CM Vortex 752
Memory apacer PC6400 800mhz x 2
Video Card(s) Two ATI Radeon 4850's in xfire
Storage Seagate 7200.9 320gig+250gigx2
Display(s) Acer P191w 19' wide
Case Antec 900
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Antec Power trio 550watts
Software Windows 7 x64 Build 7100
#4
You got it dude :)
 
Joined
Mar 7, 2009
Messages
299 (0.09/day)
Likes
12
System Name Build 1
Processor i5 2500k
Motherboard Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
Cooling Cooler Master 212
Memory Corsair DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX750
Software Windows 7 Professional
#5
Just a question, how come I disable onboard video when the monitor wont be plugged into it?
 

crtecha

New Member
Joined
Dec 8, 2008
Messages
2,407 (0.73/day)
Likes
204
Location
ipsay meechigan
System Name Coolin Runnings
Processor AMD X4 Phenom 9950 B.E. @ 3.3ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-MA790x-DS4 BIOS Ver. F6
Cooling CM Vortex 752
Memory apacer PC6400 800mhz x 2
Video Card(s) Two ATI Radeon 4850's in xfire
Storage Seagate 7200.9 320gig+250gigx2
Display(s) Acer P191w 19' wide
Case Antec 900
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Antec Power trio 550watts
Software Windows 7 x64 Build 7100
#6
Sometimes the cards will conflict with each other. I've personally always done it with all cards installed. video,nic and sound cards.