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So it was a normal day playing Left 4 Dead 2 and when I was done I pressed the power down button. Windows then asked me if I wanted to cancel the shut down or force quit the remaining programs. I realized I forgot to save something and cancelled. Then abruptly it shut itself down. The following morning I went to power up my computer to no avail. I had found that the computer was on but my monitor was getting no signal. So I looked on the inside of the case to see the fan was not spinning. I checked the connections all of which were fine. Which brings me here. As you read this I am executing further tests such as CMOS clear and different graphics cards. Thank you in advance for all your help provided.
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post #2 of 10
does the card fan running for like 1 sec and die on you when you try to boot?

also, does the card running (post)?

reseat the card, fan, replug the 6pins.

this could be something else, other than the video card.
    
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Fans not spinning points to the power supply rather than the GPU


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post #4 of 10
Firstly can i just ask why you have a 1000W PSU with a system that needs 550W tops ?

Secondly, check that the PC is getting to Windows by plugging in a USB device that can be charged and seeing if it does so.
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Fans not spinning points to the power supply rather than the GPU


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^ That One!

Its not receiving adequate power probably.
    
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Thank you all for your time however problems solved. At first I was getting NOTHING form the card however after a CMOS clear and PSU unplug/replug. It decided to magically work after 5 attempts at the same thing. Mod please close thread
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post #7 of 10
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Thank you all for your time however problems solved. At first I was getting NOTHING form the card however after a CMOS clear and PSU unplug/replug. It decided to magically work after 5 attempts at the same thing. Mod please close thread
yay!

card just wanted a break.
    
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post #8 of 10
as u know the i7 series processors dont have onboard video.....
so see if u can enter bios or not...if u can enter bios then its almost sure that ur graphics card is alive....
then abt the fans stopping...i too agree it seems like a power issue.....
try reseating card
if u have another set of pcie power connectors then try those.....
post #9 of 10
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Thank you all for your time however problems solved. At first I was getting NOTHING form the card however after a CMOS clear and PSU unplug/replug. It decided to magically work after 5 attempts at the same thing. Mod please close thread
Change the title to Delete Thread Solved! or something like that.
    
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post #10 of 10
oh its solved already...seems ur card was playing a prank on u....
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