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MOtherboard or Video card or Cables

I have a gateway computer , the last month or so my display has like a checker screen. I thought it was the monitor so I used another monitor and the lines were still on it. I also ran the system check and it stated that the mother board passed all the test. Last but not least I ran the Video test and everything passed except for the polygon test. I can not determine how to get them off the screen. It appears to show pixelated at boot up. please tell me what you think.

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Re: MOtherboard or Video card or Cables

I would go with the cheaper & say the video card. It wouldn't hurt to pull clean & reseat the card before buying another AGP.

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