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As the titel states.
I have a GTX 280 PNY which I bought brand new about 2 months ago. It was working fine for about 3 weeks then it just stopped posting. All I get is a long beep and there is no post. I see that the fans are spinning so it is getting the juice from my psu.
I removed it and replaced it with my another GTX 280 and it works fine. Any one have had this issue and know what the problem?
Thx in advance.
Rep+ for inputs.
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If one of the same card is working but not the other, it is a simple RMA recommendation for the faulty one!
 
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If one of the same card is working but not the other, it is a simple RMA recommendation for the faulty one!
Its past RMA time. Called up PNY and they said they wont honor anything bought on eBay. I told them that it was brand new and sealed and I have invoices to prove that but they didnt.
Never buying any more PNY brands.
BTW bought it for $350 when they were $450
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Bad break, I've also known someone who bought an old laptop, that worked for one day after he received it, and then it died.
 
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Hmm...I am still thinking a power issue here..
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RMA if you can. Sounds like it just went bad.
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Hmm...I am still thinking a power issue here..
but he tested another gtx 280 that worked so how could it be power? However the long beep does happen when you dont have all power connected.
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Hmm...I am still thinking a power issue here..
Antec 1000w should be enough. I tried the same connectors with both the cards. MSI 280 works fine while PNY doesnt. Whats one long beep error?
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but he tested another gtx 280 that worked so how could it be power? However the long beep does happen when you dont have all power connected.
Hmm, im guessing that the Card is not sitting correctly. When I sit it to one of the PCIe slot, it doesnt stay straight.
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but he tested another gtx 280 that worked so how could it be power? However the long beep does happen when you dont have all power connected.
My gut says the problem is with the power. Could be a rail on the psu, bad wire, bad solder at the plug on the pcb...not sure, just what my spider sense is tingling toward. My gut- 90% of the time it is right everytime.
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