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Samsung 245B Hi I've just bought one and connected it to my existing PC (which has a Radeon 800 graphics card). The monitor comes on for a second and then the screen just goes blank. Can you help ? Thanks !

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Call Samsung. The unit sounds faulty.

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ATI Radeon 9200
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ATI Radeon 9600
ATI Radeon 9700
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Is your graphics card drivers up to date to the latest?
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Don't bother replaced with a new screen panel. B'cuz it will cost you lots more... Better buy a new one for Xmas, It saved you the $$$....

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