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Graphics Cards for ThinkCentre M81

2017-01-28, 7:40 AM

I have a ThinkCentre M81 Desktop.  I have updated the power supply one capable of supplying 500W.  I have updated to the latest version of the BIOS.  However, I have tried two different graphics cards and neither one will "display".  The current Graphics card that I am attempting to install is a Radeon R7 240 from Gigabyte.  The machine powers on and the graphics card fan powers up, but no display...


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Re: Graphics Cards for ThinkCentre M81

2017-01-28, 12:49 PM

There are many threads here on newer generation AMD cards being not backward compatible with older ThinkCentres.  


This thread, although for a different system type, applies to yours:  M90p-SFF-graphics-cards-will-1050-Ti-work


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