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Video Card Problems

I was playing "Supreme Commander" on my pc (specs below) when all of a sudden the monitor turned off. I rebooted and tried again and it happened again. I figures my graphics card, a ATI X1650 Pro, went bad. I removed my graphics card and placed it in another computer and it worked fine with no symptoms I had from the other computer. I stuck the card back in my other computer and it started acting up again. Then I placed a friends brand new ATI X1950XT in my computer and it worked fine. I have uninstalled all drivers and reinstalled them and still have a problem with the ATI X1650 Pro turning off the monitor when there is any type of load on the graphics card. Could this be a problem on the motherboard itself, like with the PCI Express Slot? And if it is, is there a way to make the secondary 16x PCI Express slot as the primary?

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Re: Video Card Problems

Sounds like the video card is heating up too quickly and can't get rid of the heat fast enough. Maybe you need to check the fan on the video card or get another fan to circulate the air more within your PC. I currently have 3 fans blowing inward in my PC and 1 blowing outward. 1 mounted on the front, blowing inward 1 mounted on the side, blowing inward 1 mounted on the top, blowing inward 1 mounted on the back, blowing outward I used to have problems with my video card acting up from time to time and this seemed to help keep not only my video card cool, but also my CPU.

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Power on but screen monitor still no respon

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Have you got details of your graphics card? - sounds like that could possibly be the root of the problem. check you have the latest drivers for it and any updates. What soundcard do you have? what driver are you running it from? the common thing between all of the problems you describe is audio. Check there is no audio driver update (ask with details if you need help with this). Next easy thing to try is to check if you have the most up-to-date version of DirectX. It is used by a lot of games and a few video players;;DE;drxint Next thing to do is give us the details of your system. We need to know operating system, graphics card make and model, monitor, memory specs , CPU type and speed, and what type of games/videos do you have problems with. What music/video player are you having trouble with (if windows media player, let us know which version), and have you tried others with any different results. If your graphics card has its own fan - check it is not clogged with dust and it spins when you turn on a video or game. While you're there check the other fans. What do you connect to the PC often - MP3 players/cameras/'phones etc. What do you have the PC set up with - what speakers/amplifier, what monitor/tv, wireless/ps2/serial/USB mouse/keyboard etc. Hope we can help - sorry need more info. :)

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No video when pc is turned on. Monitor says no signal. I disconnected hard drive and I and finally got the motherboard specs on the monitor. Hooked hd back and finally booted but started to reboot every 3...


Reboot every 3 seconds?

Sounds like a problem with Electrolytic Capacitors, on the motherboard. (Or in the Power Supply)

(Radial Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors to be more specific)

Capacitors are used as Filters, and Voltage Regulators; on the motherboard. (Electrolytic or Solid Polymer)

The one's used as Voltage Regulators are in the Motherboard Voltage Regulator Circuit.

Part of what the motherboard voltage regulator circuit does, is to regulate voltage for the Processor (CPU)

The Processor MUST have a steady, 'clean', supply of Voltage; and it MUST be kept within the tight voltage tolerance range, for the Processor.
Too little voltage, or too much voltage, and the Processor turns off. (BIOS turns it off)

(Starts at 0:04)

[FOLLOW Anti-Static Procedures!]

Otherwise the problem is the Power Supply.
Yep. Same Ol' Electrolytic Capacitors, are USUALLY the problem.

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When i disable the graphic card at the motherboard and try to use the Geforce 210 that i bought it work till i shutt down the pc and try to trun it on again i got black screen till i remove the plug from...

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hi im josh in cebu phils.may i help you? friend try to use this solutions of mine surely it will help you.
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- Adjust brightness and contrast controls all the way to the maximum.
- Check the video cable from the monitor to the computer to be sure if it is properly connected.
- Check the power cable. If it is connected properly at both ends.
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Try your monitor on a different computer. If it does not work, replace the monitor or have it repaired by a trained technician. Just try friend it will help you Good luck.

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