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I have a GTX295 that doesn't post and the fan doesn't spin up. The little green LED by the DVI port comes on, indicating there is power going to it. But the other one which kind of looks like a monitor doesn't light up. Sorry if there isn't much info but that's all I could gather up before I take the card apart to inspect it. Any ideas?
    
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Try it on another computer or boot using a pci card and see if windows recognizes it. Try flashing it with a new bios. How did the card get like that?
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Hai,

Check your PCI SLi Bridge inside the graphics cards. After messing around and putting then in the wrong way just to see what it does, it usually looses power to the "Lower" card, one which connects to the PCI Express Slot.

This is with testing with the 9800GX2, doesn't harm to take it out and in again.
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Try it on another computer or boot using a pci card and see if windows recognizes it. Try flashing it with a new bios. How did the card get like that?
It was purchased on Ebay for 50 bucks, I was hoping to fix it.
    
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lol you bought a dead card
try baking it
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lol you bought a dead card
try baking it
I knew it was already, it's only 50 bucks. My friend picked up a GTX470 for 48 bucks and all that was wrong with it was the guy selling it flashed the BIOS and didn't know what to do from there.

Here's the other thread I made
    
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I have a GTX295 that doesn't post and the fan doesn't spin up. The little green LED by the DVI port comes on, indicating there is power going to it. But the other one which kind of looks like a monitor doesn't light up. Sorry if there isn't much info but that's all I could gather up before I take the card apart to inspect it. Any ideas?
I had the exact same problem as you when I disassemble my card to apply new TIM. I fixed this issue by making sure I connected those SLI bridges properly, you should hear a tick sound when inserted properly...
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I had the exact same problem as you when I disassemble my card to apply new TIM. I fixed this issue by making sure I connected those SLI bridges properly, you should hear a tick sound when inserted properly...
hmm, Coldbolt suggested that too, I will try that now.
    
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I knew it was already, it's only 50 bucks. My friend picked up a GTX470 for 48 bucks and all that was wrong with it was the guy selling it flashed the BIOS and didn't know what to do from there.

Here's the other thread I made
sorry i didn't know you already tried baking
In that case I got nothing
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sorry i didn't know you already tried baking
In that case I got nothing
It's cool, I tried reseating the SLI bridge and I got nothing now
    
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