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Asus 7970 DCU2 Top no DVI output - Upgrade from reference 7970 - I is confused...

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So I am replacing my ref 7970 with a DCU2 Top and I plug it in power up and No video output. It has a switch that apparently changes one of the DVI ports from DVI-I to DVI-D however switching this doesn't do anything on either of the two DVI ports, in any position.

So now I am really confused. Anyone any ideas?

Other info:
Card powers up.
Monitor: Shimain Something Mid range one.
Integrated GPU is switched off.
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So it seems whenever the GPU is install the mobo is throwing the same error code. Number 62:

62 Installation of the PCH runtime services.

And... i have no idea what that means... redface.gif

Thinks its the VRAM check... My day just got better....
Edited by BritishBob - 9/28/13 at 4:32pm
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Turns out I probably have multiple hardware failure due to a power surge. Bye bye wallet...
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Just wanted to post that I too have a 7970 DC2T edition, and my DVI port is faulty aswell. I changed to DP and everything is fine now.
Sometimes my screen wouldnt turn back on after sleep, I would get flickering, polygon flares etc. All of which has stopped once I went to DP (But my mon still doesnt "Wake up", but was told its a common issue with the VG248QE monitors)
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The DC2 has 2 DVI outputs, but only one of them (the left most one, closest to the motherboard) is a Dual Link, and i believe there the BIOS switch must be flipped to the right for it to work. I know my Matrix would not power on my QNIX unless both of these were true.
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Even with the switch it wouldn't work. But like I said I have have multiple hard ware failures as it doesn't even work with the old GPU and wont even post...
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