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  holmesy67 16:01 01 Jun 2005
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could someone give me a few pointers on how to install a graphics card please. thanks.

  Joe R 16:04 01 Jun 2005

holmesy67,

this should tell you what you need to know. click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:06 01 Jun 2005
  holmesy67 16:06 01 Jun 2005

thanks.

  holmesy67 16:38 01 Jun 2005

yes i have had a look at them, but there is no mention of the four wires and the plastic connector on the end of them, where does this plug into.

  DieSse 16:53 01 Jun 2005

That'll be because your card needs more power than older cards. Is the connector similar looking (but a female rather than a male), to the ones which come out of the Power Supply, and feed the disk drives?

If it is - plug it into a spare line from the PSU.

  holmesy67 16:59 01 Jun 2005

hello, so if theres a spare set of wires floating around with the same colours plug into that?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:05 01 Jun 2005

Plug a plastic D shape connector to the card has 4 wire red black two yellows you cant get it wrong the plug only goes in one way. f no spare plug ten you can buy a splitter.click here

  holmesy67 17:07 01 Jun 2005

thanks, never done this before did'nt want to mess it up, appreciate it. D.H.

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