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helpimn00b
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Upgrading a GPU. Please help.

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Pegatron 2AC2 Motherboard
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Pegatron 2AC2 Motherboard

Processor i5-2400s 2.5ghz

450psu

 

Trying to upgrade this from onboard graphics to a PNY Geforce 1030gt pci-e GPU.

After installation, No display. GPU fan is on. LEDs on. Gives 1 long beep followed by 3 short beep "error". 

Only software i have tried to update was the BIOS. There was no update for my MB for Windows 10 so I looked up Windows 7v and installed because other people on different threads have had success with this process. Same Result. 

 

The stock PSU was 250w and i also upgraded to 450w so that is not it.  Any help would be appreciated....

 

 

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

Unless the BIOS version is 8.1x or newer, your PC's motherboard is too old to support anything newer than a Nvidia GT 6xx graphics card.

 

I think the BIOS version for that motherboard only goes up to v7.16.

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