Thanks for the advice Séan. Taking what you've said into consideration
I'm going to guess that the PCIe slot is blown too!
Paul (belgarath, WebAngel.ie) had an old PCI graphics card which I just
collected from him. I am delighted to say that I have the machine
working again! Thanks again Paul :)
Also, thanks to all those who replied with advice / suggestions.
On 05/11/10 14:48, Seán O'Sullivan wrote:
> On 5 November 2010 13:28, Matthew<matthew at dorple.com> wrote:
>> I have a Dell Dimension C521*. The on-board graphics has failed. The machine
>> has a PCIe slot but due to the low power of the PSU it will not support any
>> of the PCIe graphics cards I've tried in it (roughly 4) or perhaps this is
>> also blown - I haven't tried any other PCIe cards in it.
>> I have the same machine, have had no problems with nVidia Geforce 7,
> 8, 9, or 200 series low-profile cards in it.
> Some of the cards I've used successfully in the machine: 8400GS,
> 9300GS, G210, GT220
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