Do I need a new graphics card?

  danhamman 10:27 08 Apr 2015
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My system failed t'other day. Had to reinstall Windows 7 onto a fresh SSD. Now my graphics card (Radeon 7800) will not be recongised, and believe me I've tried EVERYTHING - installing drivers, messing about in the BIOS, I just end up with a black screen at startup if I try to get AMD control system installed. So I'm stuck with the Standard VGA default. Is it worth picking up a cheap new one from ebay? Is that likely to solve my problem? Or perhaps the problem lies elsewhere?

  northumbria61 16:19 08 Apr 2015

Take a read HERE

  danhamman 16:24 08 Apr 2015

Sorry, I've found that link while Googling and it's of no use

  BRYNIT 21:37 08 Apr 2015

Have you tried removing and reseating the graphics card.

Have you checked you are getting enough power to the card.

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