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Has my mobo gone bad?

By tragicallyhip
Jun 23, 2011
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  1. I start up the PC and the monitor is blank,so I go ahead and attach the VGA cable straight to the the Mobo's VGA connector bypassing the video card altogether and everything works as it should. I then removed and replaced the video card with another I had lying around and again the monitor is blank.Is this Mobo borked?or is there another explanation.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,845   +165

    What are your computers specs? We need to know if the add-on video card is PCIe or PCI or AGP...
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    initially it sounds like a bad AGP or PCIE interface. Like T asked, which is it?
  4. tragicallyhip

    tragicallyhip TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 106   +9

    Thanks to everyone who took time to respond to my post.I installed a third graphics card( new one) and everything is good as new.I will miss that 8800gt though!


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