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Discussion My Display shows yellow horizontal lines after connecting GTX 950 OC card. It is also disabled and shows error code 43 on device manager. Help?

Nov 8, 2019
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Hey guys. I am not a tech kinda guy. So please don't tell me any complicated tech stuff that I can't understand. I am just a gamer. A normal gamer


Okay. So My cousin had this Gigabyte GTX 950 OC GDDR5 128bit edition. It was in running condition. I liked it's performance. He said he didn't need it anymore. He is gonna buy a new one anyways. He bought that like 2 months ago. He also accidentally removed the warranty seal. So Now we can't RMA it.

So I inserted the graphics card on my PCI Express 2.0 slot. My Power Supply unit doesn't have a 1×6 power pin so I had to buy a molex to 1x6 power pin and connected it to PSU and GPU.

Here is the image of the molex cable:
https://pasteboard.co/IFLnbEc.jpg

Okay So I connected them and I turned on my PC. Then I saw yellow lines on my Display. I was bamboozled.
Here is the image of yellow lines on my Display: https://pasteboard.co/IFLvD2K.jpg

I called my cousin. He said he never faced it when he first installed the GPU. I thought maybe it could be because I didn't install the graphics driver's. I first installed the driver from the manufacturer CD. That didn't seem to work out. So I downloaded latest NVidia GTX 950 Windows 10 64 bit drivers. I installed them. That didn't work out as well. I thought maybe I should use DDU first. So I used DDU. I Cleaned and Uninstalled my Graphics drivers from safe mode and I restarted my PC.
Then I installed the latest drivers again. Still it didn't work this time. I mean during the installation I would get a black screen for 5 seconds. I think that sets the screen display and enables it. But after the black screen I still see yellow lines. So I went to Device Manager and I clicked on display adapters. Then I saw there was an error image on the Nvidia Graphics Adapter Icon. I right clicked on properties. And then I saw "The graphics card was disabled due to some errors (code 43)"
I searched every YouTube video and they did exactly what I did.

One more thing. Is my PSU is guilty in this situation? It could be. Here is the image of my PSU:https://pasteboard.co/IFLs7rr.jpg

Here are my specs (Please Don't make fun of me. My budget is very low)
Processor: Intel Core I3-2100 3.10 GHz
Ram: 4GB DDR3 Teamgroup Ram
Motherboard: AsusTek P8H61-M-LX
PSU: Name Unknown (Image given above)
500GB HDD
GPU: Gigabyte GTX 950 Rev 1.0 OC Edition 2GB GDDR5 128 Bit

Here is the image of the system:
1.) https://pasteboard.co/IFLuAXv.jpg
2.) https://pasteboard.co/IFLuYLv.jpg

Please tell me any solution. And Tell me if my PSU is at fault here... It will be a great help. I am waiting for replies. One more thing I have never posted or been on Tom's Hardware before. So please take it easy on my. Thank You
 

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