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Computer turns on, but there is no display on monitor.

My monitor stays completely black when I turn on the computer. I switched out the monitor with my other monitor (which works perfectly on my other computer) and had the same problem--black screen. Is the video card bad? I believe the video is built-in. Can I buy a video card and put it in one of the two open PCI slots?

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  • westman2 Dec 28, 2007

    I will buy a new video card and see if it works. Thanks for the quick response.

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Im having the exact same problem it takes like 20 power ups for my video to display!! When it does my games work fine so i mean ...it cant be my video card its running DX10 games (EVGA8800)

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The builtin video card is probably bad. Yes, you can get a PCI video card.

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