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my 3090 gpu doesnt fit my amd mother board help?

nevermind i just found out that pci is not compatible with pcie 

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what? your motherboard uses pcie and your gpu is pcie

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7 minutes ago, echy said:

nevermind i just found out that pci is not compatible with pcie 

Your motherboard and the 3090 are compatible, they are both pcie, what do you mean one is pci?

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4 minutes ago, eeeee1 said:

what? your motherboard uses pcie and your gpu is pcie

 

The ASUS X370-A has  2x PCI-E 3.0 slots, and 2x PCI slots.

I think the OP was trying to space the card out, and trying to put the card into the PCI slot instead.

 

@echy FYI you motherboard has both PCI-Express X16 and PCI slots.

Make sure you put the RTX 3090 into the PCI-Express slot, and NOT the PCI slots.

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1 minute ago, SpookyCitrus said:

Your motherboard and the 3090 are compatible, they are both pcie, what do you mean one is pci?

I think OP meant they mixed up the PCI slot for the PCIe slot on the motherboard when figuring out where the GPU slotted in. That being said I'm surprised a board these would have 2 PCI slots. 

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Just now, SpookyCitrus said:

Your motherboard and the 3090 are compatible, they are both pcie, what do you mean one is pci?

OP has a PCI slot on the board,It's old technology and is surprising to see on a modern motherboard.

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1 hour ago, -rascal- said:

 

The ASUS X370-A has  2x PCI-E 3.0 slots, and 2x PCI slots.

I think the OP was trying to space the card out, and trying to put the card into the PCI slot instead.

 

@echy FYI you motherboard has both PCI-Express X16 and PCI slots.

Make sure you put the RTX 3090 into the PCI-Express slot, and NOT the PCI slots.

hi, i was able to fit it in and it lights up, the only problem is that the fans do not spin and monitor does not detect gpu. my psu is 600watts bronze and only has one power connector while my gpu has two power connectors. do i need to get a psu with two power connectors?

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600 watt bronze will not be enough for starters... And yes both power connectors on the GPU need to be plugged in to a power source. Preferably two separate cables, not one Y cable. 

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19 hours ago, echy said:

hi, i was able to fit it in and it lights up, the only problem is that the fans do not spin and monitor does not detect gpu. my psu is 600watts bronze and only has one power connector while my gpu has two power connectors. do i need to get a psu with two power connectors?

 

"600W Bronze" dosn't mean much.

Given how it only has ONE PCI-E power connector for a so-called "600W" .... that is not a good sign.

Typically an ACTUAL "600W" will have 4x PCI-E power connectors.

 

Yes, if the graphics card has two connectors, you NEED to have two plugged in.

Otherwise, either the card will actually warn you, or it won't power up properly.

Those connectors are REQUIRED, NOT OPTIONAL (unless it is a special edition overclocking one...but the manufacturer will tell you in the user manual, etc).

 

Recommended power supply for a RTX 3090 is a QUSLITY 750W ~ 850W anyyways.

Because the card itself draws so much power, capable of 400W+ .... on it's own, NOT including the rest of the system.

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