graphisc card upgrade trouble, help

  User5601 22:51 09 Mar 13
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i am trying to upgrade graphics on Dell dimension E520, upgraded processor to 2.1 duel core 2, and max'd out ram, the graphics card i want to use is avida G86 geof 8500 GT, 512 MB, when i install card comp. says i need to add monitor cable into add on graphics card for it to work...what does that mean? that i may need an adapter? please explain,completely and simply.i will be most grateful. tony

  Number six 00:02 10 Mar 13

Have you removed monitor cable from IO panel graphics slot and plugged it into your new card?

  lotvic 00:49 10 Mar 13

Have the pc switched off before you unplug monitor cable and plug it into new graphic card.

  User5601 04:26 10 Mar 13

thank you both!i did it!

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