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Hi I desperately need help, I ordered a second 660 ti 3gb for Sli in my rig. When I swapped my 6gb 1066 ram for 8gb 1600 ram and installed my 660ti and put the Sli card it seemed it was going well. I booted my computer and the usual boot logo came up so I walked away. When I came back I had a black screen. Now I'm not getting any video at all nor sound.

Things I've tried: taking out SLI keeping single card in.
Replacing the ram
Moving pci slots with my video card
Trying multiple monitors.

Some key notes: when I left the room my eye caught something about the bios but I didn't read it. Also during Sli install a 4 pin connector was damaged by the case falling off the table and me grabbing the4 pin cable. Please help me I'm a total derp sometimes

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Here's the inside excuse the dirt and bad cabling its all jumbled after this fiasco
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post #3 of 16
So dusty!

Have you tried clearing the cmos? Try the bare minimum start up with one stick of ram, no hdd's and such installed.
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Yea my house burned down so as the bottom half is being finished a lot of dust gets in my system and I will try that
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Still not getting a signal at all to my monitor just stripped the ram left on 4gb stick in unplugged the hard drive and started her up
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post #6 of 16
Did you clear the bios? Also try the original ram that you pulled out.

Sucks about your house frown.gif
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Call me stupid because my tech level is some what low how do I clear my bios I can't see my screen. Electrical fires blow just a fyi
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Quote:
Originally Posted by krootox23 View Post

Call me stupid because my tech level is some what low how do I clear my bios I can't see my screen. Electrical fires blow just a fyi

Easiest way to do it if your unsure is to remove the battery and disconnect all power from your pc and leave it for 10 minutes.
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post #9 of 16
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Okay buddy I'm at this screen at least I have some video I found a simple CMOS reset button
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post #10 of 16
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It's still reading the ram as 1066 speed not 1600
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