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Hey all,

Took my case apart to clean it out and check some component specs and when I reassembled it my monitor scans for but won't see the pc, via VGA or DVI?

Any ideas? Cos it's doing my nut in and it's my only rig :-(

Thanks in advance

Andy
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Hey all,

Took my case apart to clean it out and check some component specs and when I reassembled it my monitor scans for but won't see the pc, via VGA or DVI?

Any ideas? Cos it's doing my nut in and it's my only rig :-(

Thanks in advance

Andy

have you tried changing your selected input on the monitor?

I've had a bunch of people who've done the same thing and just forgot about changing their input.
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It's scans both automatically when I turn it on...

The pc powers up fine but I don't know if its actually booting, the monitor is fine cos I tried it with my lads system...

Is it likely to be the mono, Gfx card or ram gone bad?
post #4 of 13
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It's scans both automatically when I turn it on...

The pc powers up fine but I don't know if its actually booting, the monitor is fine cos I tried it with my lads system...

Is it likely to be the mono, Gfx card or ram gone bad?

try another monitor?


otherwise do you have onboard that you could try? or another GPU?
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I do have another GPU so will give that a bash.

How do I test the mobo?
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It's a per built rig by a bloke who calls himself OCHW via Amazon... The headphone jack on the front panel broke and I emailed him for a replacement part, in DECEMBER, still waiting despite numerous emails... I am wondering if this was an issue that may have been likely to occur anyway.... I am pretty sure the ram, mobo and CPU was a bundle... Added to the case and GPU he then sells them on Amazon... Seemed to have good feedback... Hmmmmm

Wish I had found this forum before buying from this git.... I might have ended up with a decent rig... To be honest I am proper gutted and most unhappy... If its my fault then fair enough but if I have been stitched up then I will be most angry....
post #7 of 13
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I do have another GPU so will give that a bash.

How do I test the mobo?

Does it have onboard?
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Think so.... It's a Gigabyte 78LMT something or other
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Think so.... It's a Gigabyte 78LMT something or other

yup it does, just pull your GPU and plug your monitor into the onboard video to test
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post #10 of 13
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Ok I did as you suggested and whipped out the GPU and plugged the monitor into the VGA on board and still the same....

So I am guessing that says the mobo is shot? mad.gif
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