Remove the graphics card and plug the HDMI cable into the port on the motherboard's rear panel. Does that fix the issue? If it does, your mobo might be trying to launch from the CPU's integrated graphics instead of your GTX1050Ti. There is a BIOS setting under the "Advanced Settings" tab called "Integrated Graphics Configuration" and "Initiate Graphic Adapter [PEG]" which can be set to IGD (integrated graphics as primary boot device) or PEG (your GTX1050Ti as primary boot device). You'll want it set to PEG. After making the change, save your settings, shut down, and re-install the GTX1050Ti (with power cable) in the top long PCI-e x16 slot (closest to the processor) and try again.
I assume since you said you'd hooked power up to your MSI GTX1050Ti that you've got the MSI GTX1050Ti Gaming X?
The way to tell if the PSU power connectors are in all the way is to look at the latch. Every plug end has a latching tab, If the latch is behind the tab, you're good.
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