KingofMadCows wrote:You could try unplugging the power cord and then pressing the power button for about 30 seconds to one minute. Then plug the power cord back in and try to turn the computer on again.
Have you tried using different connectors from the power supply or putting the card in a different PCI slot?
When you turn the computer on without the video card, do you hear beeps?
You could try using the power supply and/or the video card on another computer.
EVGA cards are pretty reliable and you weren't doing anything demanding but you should definitely post your question on the EVGA forum, they're very helpful.
Newer piezo ones look like this:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/bl ... 869a03.jpg
GeorgeH wrote:When you say that the PC doesn't turn on when power is connected to the video card, what do you mean by that? Do you mean that nothing is displayed on the screen, or that literally nothing turns on - the fans don't spin, the hard drives don't spin up, no flashy LEDs anywhere, etc.?
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