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Video card doesn't work with my Motherboard

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Hi i just bought new motherboard GA-H61M-DS2H (rev. 2.1) And i have Graphic card AMD Radeon HD 6950 When i put my card into Motherboard and i start my PC, it wont work can someone Explain WHy ?
 
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You might have a bad PCIe channel. If you have a second PCIe slot then try it in there to see if it works.

Edit: I see there is only one PCIe slot on your board. Either way I would return/RMA it, you never know what will fail next.
 
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Check the BIOS settings. The primary display adapter should be set to PCI-E. Turn off power and connect the card. Connect the 6 Pin PCIE cables and boot the system.
 
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Did you flash the bios of the 6950?
 

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What power supply are you using?

It might be that your card isn't working because the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is too weak for it.
A 6950 needs about 15 amps at 12 volts and two PCIe power plugs.
 

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What power supply are you using?

It might be that your card isn't working because the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is too weak for it.
A 6950 needs about 15 amps at 12 volts and two PCIe power plugs.
^^this as well.
 
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Hi

Monitor powered on

Monitor Brightness and contrast correct

Monitor Correct input selected

Check HDMI and or DVI cable for bent pins

Check PSU [outputting what it should]

Check vga card 6 and 8 pin power connectors are secure

Remove the CPU [check pinouts] clear cmos [while cpu is removed]; reseat the CPU; boot with minimal hardware, one stick of RAM [seated in DIMM_1], reseat VGA card [able to boot to bios][able to boot to DOS prompt]

-hdd attached [able to boot to windows safe mode]

-check motherboard bios is up to date *Maybe "0.Improve PCIEx16 graphic card compatibility" Note:*"download and execute the file in USB pen drive only."*

Look - here

*Test vga card in another PC

atb (all the best)

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