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post #1 of 16
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CLOSED. Dead/Dying Monitor....

So I thought that I had successfully transplanted my hardware...not!

I am not getting a video signal.

I have:
  • Re-seated the GPU (fan spins up)
  • Re-seated the RAM
  • Re-seated the CPU
  • Re-set the CMOS
  • Tried 2 different DVI cables
  • Tried a 7900GT (I am using it now, it works)

System posts.

After I reset the CMOS I get what sounds like a quick succession of 3-beeps (error in the first 64K of memory ?). Prior to the CMOS reset, there was only the POST signal.

This happened when I transplanted this same hardware from a P180 to the Triton case. I can't exactly recall what happened, but I remember removing the CPU and cleaning it (there was a speck of AS5 on it), and the system fired up....

...this time it is being more difficult. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 16
power connector in the slot on the card?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jcbzhnsr1 View Post
power connector in the slot on the card?
Both of the them ...and verified as fully seated.
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post #4 of 16
try swapping after resetting the bios to default. Do you think it is ossibe you may have accidentally changed the pcie settings?

EDIT: oops, I need to be more thorough in my thread reading. Sorry, you already reset the cmos...
    
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post #5 of 16
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Okay...

Please call a priest as I have a poltergeist in my system...

I move the system back to my work table. I used a PS/2 KB and mouse, and an analog monitor...

...she boots, loads and is lookin purty.

I am so happy....erm...until... I move the system back to it's usual place and use the G15 and the MX1000. No signal to monitor.

Okay... move system to table, and use G15 and MX1000 - Great! She lives!

The only variable that is failing is when I hook up a DVI monitor.

A BIOS setting? GAH! okay, I will take a look at the manual to see if there is anything there.

If all else fails I have pics of the BIOS to reference...

Too many more of these mood swings and I may just break down and cry.

Any input?
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post #6 of 16
its possible that the motherboard or another component has not been properly grounded. have you used the plastic washers ?
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post #7 of 16
hmm. maybe the DVI port on ur card went bad somehow. also check to make sure there aren't any bent pins on the DVI cable. perhaps that's causing a short and back current disallowing the rig to post...
post #8 of 16
Try both dvi outputs on the video card. If that doesn't work, go into the nvidia control panel and see if there's a setting in there for changing the display. Also, if you've been restarting via a reset button, don't. Instead just power it off, then leave it off for a couple seconds, then power on again. What I remember when trying to hook up a different monitor to my 7800gs was that it wouldn't give me video unless I powered off and then powered on again.
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post #9 of 16
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First... Thanks for the replies and the advice. So far I have tried everything that all of you have mentioned to no avail. I have some more info that might shed some light.

Okay... this is getting wierd...

System 1:
  • Asus A8N32-SLI D
  • S939 x2 3800
  • 7900GT
  • Viewsonic 19"

System 2:
  • Asus P5B-D
  • C2D E6400
  • 8800GTX
  • Viewsonic 20.1 WS

Test monitor 17" CRT somethingorother.

The system in question is #2.
  1. The CRT monitor works on System 1 and 2.
  2. The 20.1" WS monitor works on System 1
  3. The 19" monitor works on System 1 and on System 2

The only combination that does not work is the 20.1" WS and system 2.

That is the combination that I have been using for the past 5-6 months.

This problem began when I transfered hardware.

Is there something that I am missing, or have I finally succumbed to the insanity....

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post #10 of 16
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Okay...

If you look closely you will see that we have a new satellite in orbit... it is a Viewsonic VX 20.1 Widescreen monitor...

Gaaaah!

I re-tried the monitor on all my systems, and it does not work. Suckers only 4-months old...

Time for the RMA process.

Thanks to all that gave input, keep up the great work.
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