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Recently my system went to ****, and pretty much all of my components died. So its been four fcking months and i finally got everything back except for the GPU. Now my question is: would i be able to boot up the pc with a pci gpu? Because thats the only gpu i have available and will have available till i get my real one back.

The gpu in question is an ati rage 128mb gpu.

Thanks for the support
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I don't see why not, I would be off trying it rather than asking us though
    
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Sure it'll work.
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I don't see any reason why you wouldn't be able to. You won't damage anything by trying, unless you have some bad hardware of course.
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Alright, tried it out and turns out my mobo still gets stuck on DRAM light ;(.

I am at a point where i just want to hit my head against a wall .><

Is there anyone who would be willing to help me diagnose the motherboard?
post #6 of 10
Have you seated the memory in the correct slots?
post #7 of 10
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Yeah i have, swapped them around even. :/
post #8 of 10
You RMA'ed everything too? And they REPLACED it not just gave you the same stuff back?
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Alright, tried it out and turns out my mobo still gets stuck on DRAM light ;(.

I am at a point where i just want to hit my head against a wall .><

Is there anyone who would be willing to help me diagnose the motherboard?
Did you really just pull out the winking frowny face? Kudos to you, sir.
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The only thing that wasn't replaced was the ram, but it shouldn't be a problem because i tried it with a brand new stick of ram first .
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