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No monitor signal

By molax
Mar 30, 2013
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  1. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    I dont use washers between the motherboard screws and the case. I think that is the case with most modern motherboards.
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    Maybe its been a bout a year sense I built the last one. It was for my grandson. So it was not the most expensive build.
  3. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    Yeah! Cheaper motherboards use washers if I am not mistaken.
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,435   +218

    Using or not using washers is sometimes a function of whether or not the new case includes washers with the screw hardware. If it comes with them, I'll use them. If not, I skip them. It hasn't seemed to make a difference. Washers are not supplied by motherboards, just cases. That said, you can buy washers separately if you want to use them. Even though I don't always use them, I have some just as I have a variety of extra screws and brass standoffs.
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    I never use them.
  6. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181


    Same here , I have a mess of them and screws from left over . From different builds over the years. Yes most of the time if the case comes with them I use them.
  7. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    Update:

    so far I am not experiencing the problem since I reassembled the pc. tightened mobo screws, fixing the front audio connection that seem to be half connected. lowering the position of DVD drive coz the cable especially SATA can barely reach the port. hope this is it.
  8. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,435   +218

    Good for you, so far. For what it's worth you can buy longer SATA cables if you feel the need.
  9. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    It seems like it was a grounding issue. Good stuff. Best of luck!
  10. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    Glad to here this. Hope all stays good.
  11. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    Update:

    for a short period of time. I now experienced a no signal to the monitor. and its getting worse, any of the previous temporary solution never worked. so basically, I am now using the onboard graphics.
    it is so frustrating :(


    question. can I RMA my GPU when I bought it from dubai and was sent to the Philippines?
     
  12. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    I think you may want to consult the GPU manufacturer and ask what they can do. If they tell you to go to the seller, than try your best. I bet they (the manufacturer or seller) will send you one, but you will have to pay for shipping probably.
    Cobalt006 likes this.
  13. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    Sorry to here this. Sounds like maybe the card is bad after all. Just do as JC713 has stated. Hope all works out in the end.
    JC713 likes this.
  14. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    The xfx told me their service is available only in america. it is so frustrating.
  15. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    Can the place you bought it from help you out?
  16. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    Update: now I have tried the 2nd pcie slot. and it works perfectly fine. that leads me to think that gpu is not the problem. coz earlier I have tried the 1st pcei slot and I dont get any signal at all. now I am confused.
  17. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,953   +900

    If the motherboard is still under warranty, RMA it. XFX only in America? Wow, that is sad.
  18. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    It is still under warranty. although, the problem is that it was bought from dubai.

    anyways, pcie 3.0 and 2.0 does have minisule difference. if the problem won't occur this time, im gonna be ok with this.
  19. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    Hopefully the problem won't come back. It could be due to a bad pcie slot.
    Quick questions. If your parts are still under warranty,why can you not send them back from where you purchase them? Dose the place you bought them from have a place ware you can RMA them?
  20. molax

    molax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    Sad to say. the problem is still there. my final suspect would be the PSU..
    im from philippines. I dont know how to send the parts back to dubai.
  21. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,823   +181

    In your paper work from when you bought the PC parts. Is there any website or support address or phone number you can call. That may help you with this problem.


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