Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Medion PC Grahics card dead

I have a medion 8600 desktop PC, the graphics are very graing with lines. Opened the box to find the fan is not working. Assume i now need a new card but not sure whether i can buy one off the shelf or need a specific medion card and if co re the latter where to buy one and likely cost.
All help and suggestions most appreciated.
Thanks
Tony

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 99 Answers

The Medion computers appear to use standard parts so the video card can be replaced with any one that uses the same slot. I believe the slot that yours has is PCI Express x16. In any case you can find out just by looking at the card that is already in there (maybe bring it into a computer store and ask the sales people what slot it is).

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What graphics card can i use to fit ideq 220m model


You need an AGP graphics card. Preferably 8x. These are getting difficult to find now as the interface has been replaced (in general use) by the PCI-E standard. Hope this helps.

May 31, 2012 | Biostar iDEQ 220M (IDEQ220M) Barebone

1 Answer

Gaming graphic card for u8668-d


This is an old motherboard, it supports PCI or AGP interface. Do NOT get a PCI-E graphics card for it. Best graphics card for this would be Radeon HD 4650 AGP 8x. However, I would save the money, those are and near 100$. That mobo will only support pentium 4 series CPU, very outdated and slow. I would consider upgrading to a whole new system.

Apr 23, 2012 | Biostar U8668-d Intel Lga 478 Desktop...

1 Answer

What are core i mainboard of acer?


The i3,5,7 cores use a differnet structure to what your pc has now ie: intel/amd processor.

You will a new motherboard, the i3 CPU and DDRIII memory.
It would be alot easier and cheaper to get a new pc.
You hardware maybe to old for this new layout.... ie: IDE Hard drives instead of SATA, AGP grpahics instead of PCIE...and many other factors.


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/225774

heres an updated 'Acer' i3 desktop pc. Just under £400. Its a superb pc for the money, only lacking a graphic card. not sure how good the Intel graphics adapter is

May 17, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

My compaq presario sr1000 computor won't stop beeping from the inside and it says no signal on the monitor


1 short beep and 1 long beep means its a memory problem.
Shut down your computer, then open your computer case and replace the memory module.If you have 2 or more modules ,try starting the pc with one.If it fails, try a different single module.

2 short beeps and 1 long beep repeating for 5 times means its a graphics card issue.
Shut down your computer, then open your computer case and unplug the graphics card, then plug it again.If this doesn't help, try with a different(confirmed working) graphics card.

Mar 13, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I have HCL Beanstalk Desktop, Monitor - Samsung Syncmaster 794MG. I don't have a ups. I get frequent powercuts in here resulting in interrupted shutdown of the computer. Sometimes while playing a game...


You seem to have a corrupt display card. Is it on board or do you have a separate graphics card installed in your PC. Either way on restart graphics processor is not turning on. What does the Power and HDD indicator on the PC show during boot up. You could also have damaged the Hard Disk because of your abrupt shutdowns. You can open the side cover and try disconnecting the HDD power (Yellow, Black & Red ) cable and IDE ( 40 pin flat ribbon wire ) cable and try restarting. If your monitor starts up and shows BIOS page you have a faulty HDD. Also see if the processor fan is a working when you start the PC. If not you have a failed mother board. Are you getting the boot up RAM beep. If not before you do any of the above mentioned things Just pull out the RAM ( with PC unplugged ) and reinsert into the slot. It might get your PC working after all

Mar 08, 2011 | MSI Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Screen problem blackout


Make sure the video cable is securely plugged into the VGA port of your motherboard or graphics card. If you still don't get signal and are using onboard graphics then your motherboard has become faulty. I suggest you take your computer to your nearest PC store and have a technition diagnose the extent of the damage. If you were using a graphics card before you lost signal the you will need to plug the monitor video cable into onboard graphics. If you get signal now then it means that your graphics card has become faulty. If you still don't get signal after plugging into onboard graphics then it means either youir motherboard is faulty or your graphics card or both. Best take it to a PC technition to have it tested. Another thing to try is to try another monitor on the system to test if the other is malfunctioning or not.

Feb 22, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have no image anymore on the screen. There is `No Video Output`on the screen. I changed the battery for the Bios, but still no go.


try replacing your graphics card with a known good one to see if that is the problem, also check your screen is ok by running it on a known good PC.

Jul 06, 2010 | ASUS (r) Vintage-AE1 Desktop Barebones PC...

6 Answers

Pc turns on but no display on monitor


hi, need some help. when i turn my computer on i have lights and fans working, no beeps and no display.monitor is working fine with another comp. any ideas? thanks ... hawkeye.

Mar 14, 2008 | Jetway (MINIQ 860TWIN) Barebone

1 Answer

Electronic component failure


Afraid not- Mother board are all integrated on Most computers especially Laptops- its going for a major repair or replacement.

May 13, 2007 | MSI S260 Barebone

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

83 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18330 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...