No video display

By skalipaloo
Jul 12, 2008
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  1. Here's the synopsis of my problem

    Wake up & move mouse, no video output - computer is powered on.
    (Current graphics card is Radeon X1600Pro- dual dvi output)
    tried new cable: dvi to vga adapter, vga cable to monitor, no luck
    vga from mobo to vga monitor works
    replaced vid card with Radeon HD 3870, detects card, wont install properly


    possible solutions: fried pci-e slot? something wrong on mobo?


    i'm out of ideas, maybe someone can list some solutions

    thanks
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,451   +135

    When did this problem first appear? On cold boot or while the computer had been on for a while?
  3. skalipaloo

    skalipaloo Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    the computer was on overnight

    i discovered it on friday morning, and had not touched it since thursday morning
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,451   +135

    I would try replaceing the power supply first
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