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6 out of 10 times I boot up my mobo doesnt see my graphics card so I have to reboot.

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I have a hd4870 and a asus p5k mobo and I dont know which one is acting up but it constantly doesnt see my video card.....I dont get the beep at boot up and when it does beep then it sees the card so why does it have a hard time finding the card many times. This has been going on for a while and I am finally saying something.
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Your drivers updated? How about your BIOS, how old is your version vs. the newest available?

It sounds like a driver/software issue...unfortunately sometimes the culprit is Vista, requiring a re-install...but try this:

Uninstall all of your ATI drivers, and remove your GPU (if you have on-board GPU), and restart ur PC.

Shut it down again, re-insert ur card, and install the ATI drivers again after startup.


If that doesn't do it then u prolly got a bad card/faulty PCI-e slot
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Your drivers updated? How about your BIOS, how old is your version vs. the newest available?

It sounds like a driver/software issue...unfortunately sometimes the culprit is Vista, requiring a re-install...but try this:

Uninstall all of your ATI drivers, and remove your GPU (if you have on-board GPU), and restart ur PC.

Shut it down again, re-insert ur card, and install the ATI drivers again after startup.


If that doesn't do it then u prolly got a bad card/faulty PCI-e slot
I'm sure he's tried re seating the card and all that mumbo jumbo, but could it be the PSU in some cases?
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Doubt thats the problem... he's got a 750 watt PSU with only 1 GPU and a stock speed CPU. I'm sure he's getting plenty of power.
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I flashed my bios about 2 weeks ago and I installed vista about 1 month and a half ago...I have updated my drivers to the latest but I went through control panel I should probrably go through the ATI or amd site.
The card is well seated I know this for a fact ....I WONDER IF IT IS TEH MOBO PCI SLOT? Abnother thing I get alot is when I boot it states "overclock failed press f1 or f2" even when I am not Oc'ing! I feel like my mobo is going goofy on me.The mobo has boot up issues.
As far as the PSU , its brand new like 2 wekks old and its a corsai which is up there in quality so I dont suspect that to be the culprit.
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Yeah it sounds like ur MOBO is definitely the problem; especially if your having boot up issues even unrelated to ur GPU. I wouldn't doubt it if u had a bad pci-e slot - maybe it's got screwed up timings or a short in it - that would explain the "overclock failed" issue because the MOBO is reading one of its slots (I'm assuming PCI-e because the issues seem to be related to ur GPU the most) as either clocked wrongly or unstable.

Try installing your v-card in a diff. pci-e slot (if you have one) or setting all of your BIOS settings to default just in case it got messed up somewhere along the way.

good luck!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by oOSauerKrautOo View Post
Yeah it sounds like ur MOBO is definitely the problem; especially if your having boot up issues even unrelated to ur GPU. I wouldn't doubt it if u had a bad pci-e slot - maybe it's got screwed up timings or a short in it - that would explain the "overclock failed" issue because the MOBO is reading one of its slots (I'm assuming PCI-e because the issues seem to be related to ur GPU the most) as either clocked wrongly or unstable.

Try installing your v-card in a diff. pci-e slot (if you have one) or setting all of your BIOS settings to default just in case it got messed up somewhere along the way.

good luck!
Is it possible that there is a setting changed up for the PCIe bus, as in its clock is increased or anything?

If you are able to, try the card on another computer, that will void any doubts whether there is something wrong with it.

While this problem comes up, are you overclocked?
post #8 of 11
im sorry if this sounds stupid,

Did you accidentally take out the covers for the CMOS jumper?

if not the reset the cmos jumper, it should tell you how to do it

on your manual.


hope this helps
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post #9 of 11
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If I use the otehr pci slot will it give me the same performance?
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I don't know about PCI, but if you have another PCI e slot, than yes it will
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