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I replaced my 2 780's with 2 780Ti's and I wound up with a black screen, no BIOS screen, nothing at all. I went back and tried 1 780 and everything popped right up. Surely I shouldn't have to delete the Nvidia-evga drivers first? This is a bit of a head scratcher.
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post #2 of 26
Test each 780 Ti separately to see if one of them is faulty.
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post #3 of 26
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Test each 780 Ti separately to see if one of them is faulty.

I don't get anything with either one.
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post #4 of 26
Put the original card back in and update the motherboard's BIOS to latest version and try again with a single Ti.
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post #5 of 26
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Put the original card back in and update the motherboard's BIOS to latest version and try again with a single Ti.

The BIOS is current and I have tried both cards individually.
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post #6 of 26
I've seen your issue before. Both on AMD and Nvidia. Those people have had to update their motherboards. So either you need to do the same, or both those cards are DOA (not likely, but possible), all assuming you've installed the cards correctly and configured everything as required.
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post #7 of 26
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I've seen your issue before. Both on AMD and Nvidia. Those people have had to update their motherboards. So either you need to do the same, or both those cards are DOA (not likely, but possible), all assuming you've installed the cards correctly and configured everything as required.

Yes, it is a strange issue and having two dead cards would be a first for me. I am running a SR-2 with the latest BIOS and the Ti's are evga too. I have a lot of experience and I have never had this happen before. You would think swapping 2 780's with 2 780 Ti's would be simple.....
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post #8 of 26
So you haven't tried uninstalling drivers, replace cards then reinstall?

I'd try that before you do anything else just to eliminate the possibility.
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

So you haven't tried uninstalling drivers, replace cards then reinstall?

I'd try that before you do anything else just to eliminate the possibility.

That might not help. He had no image during POST.
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post #10 of 26
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So you haven't tried uninstalling drivers, replace cards then reinstall?

I'd try that before you do anything else just to eliminate the possibility.

No, I have not uninstalled the drivers and since I have the latest nvidia drivers, which support the Ti, I would think it would be pointless. However, I will give it a try.
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