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x1800 all in wonder ?

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okay my freind has a x1800 all in wonder video card every time he boots his pc he was to reset it a couple times to get it to stop it from showing different colored lines all over the screen it looks like your getting bad reception off a antena. well last nite it would go through post just fine then would do the different colored lines thing then not work rigth so we reset the pc did it like 10 times still doesn't work. his pc has been struck by lighting like 8 months ago but has only had this card for like 6 or so. so dose anyone have a idea on whats the problem with is vid card his overclock.net profile is zero her4es the link for his profile http://www.overclock.net/member.php?u=5160
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I would immediately RMA this card and any other part that still has warranty if the rig was struck by lightning.
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Originally Posted by Ropey View Post
I would immediately RMA this card and any other part that still has warranty if the rig was struck by lightning.
I have to agree with you on that, getting hit by lightning can leave unseeable damage that can cause fire and other things you dont want.

And his machine is water cooled so the current from the lightning not only went trough some electronic circuits but also trough the water into his CPU, GPU and whatever the water is connected to.
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Thanks for the help guys. i was wrong about his pc getting hit by lighting he said it wasn't like it got hit by lighting. but we did find the problem it was his monitor pushing electric current throuh the signal cable to his video card.
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