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Pictue is broken up.

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When i switch on my philips mt1800 PC all of the picture is broken up and distorted, i know its not the screen it self as i have changed it to another one.

Could it be the graphics card or something similar.. Cheers..

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  • brian_tompki Dec 04, 2008

    That's great,but any idea what card I would need, I have a Philips freevents MT 1800 2gb ram - 250gb hardrive. Many thanks..

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It is in almost definitely your graphics card as there is a screen being displayed, albeit distorted. Try installing another graphics card and let me know the outcome.

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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    Graeme van Malsen Dec 04, 2008

    Your computer takes a PCI express X16 display card which you can purchase from any computer retail store. Price depends on the graphics card memory size and capabilities.
    Hope this helps.


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