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PCIE slot un able to detect Video Card

Problem occur after a year when suddenly nothing came out on the screen with a Visiontek X1300 512MB VC in place on a PCI E X16 slot. I thought then that the problem is the Video Card but tried it out with a different PC and is running just fine. I tried to reinstall the VC but it turns out that it cant be detected. I really dont know what is wrong.

Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.

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  • THMVC May 02, 2008

    the card is actually now brand new as when the problem occur I thought that the card was the one malfunctioning so i returned it to the manufacturer and gave me a new one. I also tried with a different monitor and nothing also came out from there. Now the funny thing is when the card is in the PCI E slot you know that there is power coming in the card because its fan is functioning. I reviewed the Card watt needs and it said that it can function in 250 watt PSU and Gt5228 has a 300 watt PSU so idont think taht the problem lies in the PSU.

  • cliffred Dec 02, 2008

    Slightly different model (GT5232E), but same problem. After 1yr of use, my PCI-e video card just stopped functioning (didn't wake up from standby). The CMOS also got trashed, which might indicate a short circuit (though I'm not much of a hw guy).

    Everything else works fine still, and for now I'm running off an old PCI card. I tried a new PCI-e video card (and beefy new PS), but the problem seems to be the slot. Like OP, the VC's fan functions, but that's all. I'm hoping there's some solution besides a new mobo...

  • julian appleby May 11, 2010

    Is the card new or has it always been in the machine?
    Whenyou tried different pc did you try different monitors, or other pc on your monitor.

  • julian appleby May 11, 2010

    Is the card new or has it always been in the machine?
    Whenyou tried different pc did you try different monitors, or other pc on your monitor.

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I have the same PC and the same problem. I have come to the conclusion that the PCIe sot is dead after about one year of use. What the heck, do they put time bombs in these stupid things? I have tried resetting CMOS, reloading the Nvidia drivers, other cards, disabling the onboard adapter, nothing works. Best Buy Geek squad spent three days running ****** memmory tests and virus scans but never got to the hardware. I made them give me my PC back after four days, waste of time and money. The worst thing about this problem is that finding a replacement motherboard besides the exact same board is very difficult due to it being micro BTX. Good luck. I am just using the onboard video and living with it.

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