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Hi, i am workiing on an emachine T6420 for my brother and this thing starts up with the fans running and a black screen. my monitor that i connected to his computer shows a yellow standby light on the monitor which should normally be green. i even swapped my hard drive with his and still nothimg but a black screen. both hard drives power up and you can hear them running. all of the cooling fans are running. the only thing i can think of is that the onboard video which is permantly mounted to the motherboard, is fried.

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    chris stark Jan 01, 2009

    Emachine T-6420

    we ur having the same issue....with the same exact computer

    the programs would end after 10 seconds---if you opened programs/application one coud see them for 10 seconds then all applications would shut down--2 days later--- now--i am left with just a blank screen, fan and hard drive powering up, main fan that usually turns after after 10 seconds- stay on permanete, monitor= yellow buttin, blank.

    Is this the video card and if so how do I purchase a new one or used one?

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That's exactly what it sounds like. I would put in a new video card (or used one, if you have one) into one of the expansion slots and run it from there.

I would suggest to go into VGA mode just to make sure, but since your monitor never even gets off standby, I'd be 99% it's the onboard video.

Hope this helps!

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The monitor will not get a connection. I need to know where the video card is located.


This is eMachines Support, T6420 desktop computer>Specifications, and downloads page for the User Guides,

http://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html?cat=Desktops&subcat=T%20Series&model=T6420

The eMachines T6420 does not come with a graphics card from the factory.
It comes with Integrated Graphics.

Integrated Graphics is also known as OnBoard Graphics.
On the motherBoard

The GPU is soldered to the motherboard.
(Graphics Processing Unit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

OR,
someone has installed a graphics card, into the PCI Express x16 slot on the motherboard.

You can determine real easily if your computer is using Integrated Graphics, or a graphics card.

If it is using Integrated Graphics, the monitor will be plugged into the I/O area, on the back of the computer, and into a VGA port,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_connector

(I/O area;

I/O = Input/Output

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Devices such as a Keyboard, Mouse, Printer, and so on )

HOWEVER, with the motherboard used in an eMachines T6420, the I/O area could also have a white DVI port.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Visual_Interface

This was an option offered. The DVI port still connects to the Integrated Graphics on the motherboard.

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(Micro Star International, Inc.)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-detailsInactive.asp?EdpNo=2665522

The above link is to,
1) Show the motherboard
2) Provides a link to the Motherboard Manual

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Above these two slots you will see a longer White slot.

The bottom two white slots are PCI expansion slots.
The top longer slot is a PCI Express x16, expansion slot.

This is where a PCI Express graphics card would go.

I would like you to scroll to the bottom of the page, to the Product Resources heading.

Under it is a link to the Motherboard Manual, for the MSI MS-7207 motherboard.
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Left-click on the blue - MSI K8NGM2 Series Manual.

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Weak Voltage power rail.

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1) ALL the lights use Less than 1 Watt of power
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3) A typical Processor can use 51 to 125 Watts of power.

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