Right, to make sure I installed one of my older graphics cards in the second slot which doesn't require any additional power, and that doesn't show in device manager either which must mean the second graphics card slot is fried right? I mean it would have to show up if the slot was working, wouldn't it?
Just to be sure, try the new card in the first slot to confirm it's fine.
After that, put vizzini on ignore (just temporarily
)and see if gaol, db or someone else can suggest what to do next. I don't know enough about new kit to offer concrete advice. I know that vizzini knows even less though
The PSU may be duff, or your new cables may be duff, or your MB may be duff or even the bios, but you really don't want to spend more cash without knowing for sure.
Also check back through the thread for suggestions you may have missed.
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