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Is my 6870 dead?

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When i turn on my system, the 6870 fan is at full speed and there's no display. At first i thought it was my motherboard so I tried another motherboard and still the same. It used to do this in the past but unplugging the main psu power cord and leaving it off for a couple of seconds would fix it. I was wondering if this is caused by a short or something? Is there still a way to revive my poor 6870? frown.gif
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post #2 of 6
Unplug your comp. Then hold the power button for 15 sec then turn it on again.

I've had the same problem before the no display thingie. And a friend told me to do that and it worked.

Not sure if that will help you too but yeah just suggesting.
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Have you overclocked the card and do you have a dual bios on it?
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try clearing your cmos.
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post #5 of 6
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Nope. Never overclocked the card. Single bios only im afraid. Im using a new motherboard but ill try clearing the cmos and the power switch thingy. Wish me luck. redface.gif
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post #6 of 6
the bigger issue is that your cpu is likely not stable. go back and fine tune your DRAM vdimm, let it run under prime95 for like 20 minutes. if you get no screen flickering you should be good.
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