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Do I need a video card for this mainboard?

I have a MSI PM8M-v mainboard, and I get no display on my VGA monitor when I hook it up. Does this mainboard have an onboard video option, or do I need to hook up a video card? It does have an 8X AGP slot. Thanks!

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  • TheOlz Jun 16, 2008

    Thanks for the prompt response. I purchased a graphics card, so I will go ahead and start installing it. Out of curiosity, is there a setting on the mainboard to either use the onboard video or the AGP video?

  • TheOlz Jun 16, 2008

    The video card worked. I entered the BIOS and set the time and date. Are there other things I should be doing at this time? I skipped the rest of the setup and it said "Disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter". Do I need to install an operating system at this time?

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Since you have able to connect your monitor to the board it means that it has a built in video on the mother board but there's no display on the screen if that's the case there's a possibility that the built in video is not working fine, so I'm suggesting you get a AGP video card because its really better not to use the built in video.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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    Mark Gil Jun 16, 2008

    if you're done installing the new video card you can disable the built in video on your computers BIOS. good luck

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil Jun 16, 2008

    Yup now you need to install the operating system because it seesm that there's no operating system on it but if there is make sure there's no floppy disk on your floppy drive.



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