Early gen X51 and GTX 750 ti

Sianar

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Does anyone know of any compatibility problems with an early 2012 X51 and a GTX 750 ti video card? My original card kept crashing. I used a generic card from an old computer with no problems, so I bought the card above from EGVA. I updated my bios to A14 before installing the new card.

There seems to be no communication between the card and the monitor. The computer comes on and beeps once, but the screen stays blank with an amber light indicating no signal. I put the generic card back in and went to dell's site to analyze my drivers. It updated my video drivers and chipset. But still no signal on the 750 ti. Any suggestions? Is there something else I need to do first?
 

Sianar

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Dec 24, 2014
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No, I have the 240 watt. I thought perhaps that might be the case, but the GTX 750 (68W peak) seems to require less power than the 545 that came with the system. Perhaps it has a higher requirement when it spikes on startup? I hated to spend $180 on a new power supply it there was a different issue. Thanks!