Windows 10: Problems ever since installing new memory and GPU

  1.    19 Apr 2016 #1

    Problems ever since installing new memory and GPU

    So I originally had an older GPU (forgot the model, but it was NVIDIA) everything worked fine. After installing it, my PC starts most of the time, however, sometimes it will just sit there with a blinking underscore. I have a Samsung 250GB SSD, as well as a HDD.

    I keep wondering if it may be because of my PowerSupply (its a ThermalTake Tr2 500w). What information should I supply?

    The overall problem: when I boot my PC it sits at the Asus (press f8 to enter bios..etc) however, before I installed my new GPU and new Memory it was never giving me these problems. I've had so many weird problems since this installation. At first, the computer would power on, then power off and then back on again before it loaded windows, now that doesn't happen and now my PC just sits at the BIOS for a long time before loading into windows. Othertimes (only happened about 3 times now) it will load up to windows and show a blinking _ underscore and it will do nothing but sit there with that underscore.

    Anyone know anything about this? Am I posting in the right section?
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  2. essenbe's Avatar
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       19 Apr 2016 #2

    Hello, Bdoom and welcome to the forums. Unless there is something wrong with your PSU, I wouldn't think it would be your power supply. The 960, which is the biggest power hog in any computer, at the very max can pull about 160 W. So, 500 W should be plenty for your computer. When you made the swap, did you uninstall the drivers for the old card before installing the new one? Have you kept a check on your CPU and GPU temps?

    Could I get you to complete your system specs as detailed as possible?
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    If you would, please go into BIOS and give me the Values of your +12V, +5V and +3.3V readings.

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