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Monitor goes into 'Power Saver Mode' on boot up!

Hi, i read some similar topics to this on here, but didnt feel like they were helping me as i still havnt solved the issue!

I've built myself a new PC today, put it all together, with help from an experienced PC builder, and everything it fitted securely and properly. When i start up the computer, my monitor immediately goes into power saver mode, and will not come out of it.

This is what happens when booting (I have NO OS currently installed);
- Press the Power Button
- Keyboard lights come on, then go off
- 1 Beep from the computer, none after
- DVD drive will not open
- GFX card, PSU, CPU and case fans all working

My Setup:
Gigabyte GA-EP31-DS3L motherboard
Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor 2.5Ghz
Corsair VX550W PSU
Seagate 500gb HDD

if you need any more details then i can give them to you.

Thanks in andvance!


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  • distortion Jan 07, 2009

    Also, ive tried it via DVI, HDMI and RGB, all do the same thing!


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You need to upgrade your motherboard BIOS to the latest version (V.5a) to support your DUAL CORE 2.5Ghz processor... that's the problem.


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