Mother Board and graphics card compatibility issue

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My motherboard is INTEL Desktop D865PERL and my video card is GeForce 5200FX.

When i turn on my computer, it works for sometime, then my desktop freezes. In the service, they said that the graphics card id is too strong for my Motherboard. Please help me with what's the best graphics card, that will be compatible with my motherboard.
 
Thanks.
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Best Answer by june_07
Answered By 0 points N/A #117409

Mother Board and graphics card compatibility issue

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Hi Rowena,
 
As far as I know, any graphics card is compatible with any motherboard. As long as it is in the correct slot. i.e PCI express, AGP, what ever you have.
 
A card being too strong for a motherboard is ridiculous. I never encountered this problem before.
 
It sounds like a driver issue. Did you properly install the driver for your video card? or you just replaced the  card and let it go?
Answered By 200 points N/A #117410

Mother Board and graphics card compatibility issue

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I've just replaced the cards, then let it go. Then I started to encounter this problem. How can I install the driver if my computer shuts down after few seconds? My power supply is pretty new and its quiet expensive so I'm sure that is not the problem.

 

Answered By 0 points N/A #117411

Mother Board and graphics card compatibility issue

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Hi Rowena,
 
I agree with June_07.  As long as the graphics card has the same slot (AGP / PCIe) it should work fine.  Unless your driver is not properly installed or your VGA driver is not updated. 
 
Please try following these instructions:
 
1.  Uninstall the previous driver of your previous VGA card.
 
Go Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Choose your previous VGA driver > on the right side click the "remove" button.
 
2.  Restart your computer.
 
 
Save it in your desktop, to see it quickly after downloading and to avoid misplacing the file.
 
4.  Install the driver. Restart your computer again.
 
If the above procedure does not work please do not hesitate to ask. 
 
Have a good day
Answered By 0 points N/A #117412

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You should boot into safe mode and see if that helps. If it does, then uninstall the previous driver, then reboot. It will load the standard VGA driver for Windows and you will be able to install the graphics driver again. If not, then may be, you have a hardware problem.

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Thanks. But when I try to insert my old card, it works fine and when I replace it with my new card I begin to experience this problem.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #117414

Mother Board and graphics card compatibility issue

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Put your old graphics card back in and uninstall the driver.

Turn off your computer and then insert your new card then boot up. See if it still freezes.  If it does not,  then install the new driver of your graphics card.

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