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Old 12-27-2005, 07:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

I'm looking at getting this mobo:

Asus A8N-E nForce4 Socket 939 ATX Motherboard / Audio / PCI Express / Gigabit LAN / USB 2.0 / Serial ATA / RAID
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...Tab=2&NoMapp=0

However, I dont think it has integrated video (which is good) b/c i wanted to get my own video card.

So, my question is: when you are installing everything and then you fire up the machine, how do you view the monitor?

Obviously you need to have your own video card to plug in your monitor.... but, i thought that you need to install drivers to be able to recognize the video card and that it's not just 'plug and play'.

so, if you need to install drivers and such, how is it possible to view BIOS etc.... BEFORE you install Windows?

Can anyone clear this up?
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