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Blank screen, no asus logo or bios

I moved my working PC into a new case,no hardware or software changed. Something got screwed up in the move process. My MSI Nvidia NX6800 card appears to power up with fan moving & wakes up the VGA monitor, but shows nothing on screen & no beeps from mobo & harddrive is quiet. I swapped out to an older VGA card & everything appears fine. I tried re-seating the card several times & reset the bios with no luck. I verified that this version of the card has no power connector. Is my card fried or can it be a problem on the mobo? It's PCIe/SLI(single), so I can't try it in my other boards. Cheers, rexbo

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  • rex bowe Dec 27, 2006

    Thanks Tom.
    I kept everything the same including the power, only removing the card to make the transfer. The card went back into the original SLI/PCIe slot.
    My only guess is that I wasn't grounded. Genenerall, being in a humid climate, I don't worry about wearing a strap, I just keep myself grounded using the case.
    I needed an excuse for buying a faster card, so new one is on it's way, I just hope that it's really just the card.




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Hi Cheers I myself had a motherboard like this, it's a great worker! I also service and repair these boards and one of the most problem is when using single RAM, put it's into the correct slot! please check the manual for this one, when moving these boards you need to take out the processor heat sink, some time if you may leave it, the board may get a hair-line crack due to heat sink leverage on the board

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