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Setting up asus sk8n and cpu running but i have no video or cd the harddrive is running but cant fix

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  • john_henders Jun 28, 2009

    the motherboard is old but the other stuff is new i did what u said still dont work thanks but i still need help

  • john_henders Jun 28, 2009

    i did what u said but didnt work the motherboard is old but the other stuff is new what can i try now

  • john_henders Jun 28, 2009

    hdd on master and so is cd the video card is new but i tryed pci slot and the other video slot with new cards still no work

  • john_henders Jun 28, 2009

    hdd runs in other slot but no help the cd rom come a working cpu if there was no hdd sould i still see the bios on my sceen and thank u for your help

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If motherboard is new, then the graphics could be faulty. Is the cd plugged into the same slot on the board as the Hard drive?

If so then the HDD needs to be set to master and the Cd needs to be set to slave. If they are on separate IDE slots then they both need to be on Master. Try putting them onto separate IDE slots and see if it works. Get a replacement Video card. They are cheap enough and make sure you check if your board is running AGP or PCI-Express cards.

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  • sahmraw Jun 28, 2009

    Hi there,

    I think your motherboard is faulty. Is it running the Athlon64 FX-51 chip or the Opteron?

    Your board takes an AGP graphics card up to 8x. If a new graphics card is not working either, I would say you are flogging a dead horse. Did this PC use to work or is it something you have bought for a project? Try swapping the HDD into the other IDE slot and see it if spins. Your cd player is new, you say, but have you tested it in another PC?

    I am just trying to rule out all possibilities before telling you to get another Mainboard.


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