Originally posted by: SSG-mike My system HP computer Intel I5-3570 CPU @340Ghz.8MB RAM upgrading to 24 MB Windows 8 64 bitReplacing AMD Radeon HD7670 1 MB--------------Just purcahsed HD7870 removed the old card installed new HD7870 and hooked via HDMI to HP 23" LED monitorturned system on and no display, did the search for connection nothing found monitor went into cleep mode.Replaced old AMD HD card monitor fine.Question in hte box with the HD7870 are a couple of what looks like power connectors ? is this correct ? Nothing in instructions mentions connecting these at all.Not sure what the problem could be, any ideas ?thanks
Do yourself a favor and please pick up a name brand PSU like a Corsair / Enermax, PC&P, seasonic Power supply in the 550W range for that 7870 .
If you try to use that cheap power supply from HP, its not going to work. The case will probably be fine(assuming it fits) , and the card should run fine as well, with a proper PSU.
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