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Old 07-05-2009, 10:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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ok so here is my final build i decided to stick with the 4890 and the 750 power supply

cd drive Newegg.com - LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache IDE 22X DVDR DVD Burner LightScribe Support - CD / DVD Burners
monitor: Newegg.com - Acer X193Wb Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 2000:1 ACM - LCD Monitors
mobo: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - AMD Motherboards

heatsink fan: Newegg.com - Sunbeam CR-CCTF92-4 92mm Core-Contact Freezer CPU Cooler W/TX-2 - CPU Fans & Heatsinks
GPU: Newegg.com - HIS H489F1GP Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Newegg.com - Logitech Extreme 3.5mm Supra-aural PC Gaming Headset
cpu/case: Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!
Hdd/ram : Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!
Psu: Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

A big thanks to everyone who replied and recommended a build It was greatly appreciated
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Old 07-05-2009, 10:52 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Looks good, but you didn't put a CPU and you listed your board twice
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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OK I need help I ordered all the parts listed above and installed them according to the manuals and various online guides. Now here is where i run into a huge snag the fans power up and so do the front leds the graphic card fan is on and 3 red lights blink but when I plug the monitor in but there is no display I tried clearing cmos that did not help I switched the ram around I powered up the mother board outside the case on the motherboard box I have no compatible parts to cross check my parts with and also the motherboard does not power up the keyboard lights at this moment I am desperate
the parts I have are listed in post # 11 I need feedback please I think my motherboard may be dead im not sure
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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i think the 3 red lights indicate that the gfx card is not gettin enough power. are you sure you have both 6-pin connections in the card?
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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yes the 6+2 cords are connected
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:18 PM   #16 (permalink)
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do you have another gpu around that you could try?
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:20 PM   #17 (permalink)
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no unfortunately I do not have a compatible one
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:40 PM   #18 (permalink)
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one other thing i would try though is just to firmly re-seat the card into its slot, or to try it in the other slot.

something similar to this occured when i was installing an old gpu, i would get no signal to my monitor. after firmly re-seating it, i got the screen to show.

maybe someone else can further help you because i dont want to just offer random advice. sry
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thanks for the advice I already tried putting it in the other slot I'll try re-seating it though
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