no video need help please

By ppsssooo
Jul 27, 2005
  1. i just recently put together my new computer and hooked everything up and when i turn it on everything inside was working, but there was no video coming on into the monitor. i unhooked my agp video card and installed an atipci video card and still got no video. Can anybody please give me any suggestions to what's wrong with my computer or does it just mean my cpu is dead? by the way it's 3.0 ghz so that would suck a lot.
  2. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    Need more info on the hardware.
  3. ppsssooo

    ppsssooo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    i have a 350psu 3ghz cpu 80gig hdd 256mem im gona upgrade it
    the mobo's spec are below also the card is a bfg gforce 5200 if my pc works im buying a evga 6800GT
    • One Socket 478 supports the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with Hyper Threading Technology ready, support 800/533/400MHz FSB
    • Two DDR 184-pin 2.5V DIMM Sockets (DDR266/333/400)
    • Maximum: 2GB
    • HT1683 Northbridge and HT1563 Southbridge Chipset
    • Supports six USB 2.0 ports
    • Supports four 32-bits PCI slots of arbitration and decoding for all integrated functions and LPC bus.
    • Audio – C-Media CMI9738 AC’97 Codec(4 Channel)
    • 8x AGP Support
    • LAN – Realtek 10/100BaseT LAN onboard
    System BIOS
    • AMI 2Mb Firmware Hub
    • Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
    • Support ACPI revision 1.0 specification
    Optional 56K V.90 CNR Modem
    Expansion Slots
    • 4 PCI slots, 1 AGP slot (8x), 1 CNR slot
    I/O Interface
    Back Panel I/O Ports
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors
    • Four USB2.0 Ports and a LAN connector
    • One EPP/ECP mode parallel port
    • One 16550 high-speed serial I/O port
    • Audio ports (Mic, Audio-in, Audio-out)
    Onboard ports, headers and others
    •Two IDE connectors supports four IDE devices (Ultra DMA 66/100/133)
    • One FDD connector supports 360K~2.88M Byte, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120
    • P4 ATX Power Supply Connector (4-Pin 12V power connector require)
    • USB Card Reader Connector (share one USB port from back panel)
    • IrDA header
    • Internal PC speaker header
    • CD ROM/DVD Audio Input header
    • 2 Extra USB2.0 onboard header
    • HDD LED, Reset Switch, Suspend LED, Power Switch headers
    • CPU and System Fan headers
    Special Features
    • Supports Wake on LAN, Wake on Modem, Wake on Alarm, Interrupt Wake-Up from Keyboard/Mouse,
    Form Factor & Layers
    • ATX (305mm*195mm
  4. Abraxas

    Abraxas TS Rookie Posts: 157

    That's more info for you! :)
    Might be the PSU is a bit too weak.
    I pray my usual mantra and suggest to pull plugs of devices you don't need from the power strip your machine and monitor are connected to. Or try a different distribution of power via another strip.
    And keep monitor off before you boot (if possible).
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