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Old 06-25-2007, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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PROCESSOR : AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0GHz
Socket AM2 Processor 2MB L2 Cache
MOTHERBOARD : nVidia nForce 570 SLI Socket AM2 Motherboard
OPERATING SYSTEM : Windows XP Pro SP2
MEMORY : G.SKILL 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
GRAPHICS CARD : Nvidia GeForce 8800GTX 768MB 384-bit
HARD DRIVE : 500GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA
PRIMARY DRIVE : 16x Dual Layer DVD-RW/RL Drive
NETWORK CARD : 1000Mbps GigaLan Ethernet Network Adapter (onboard)
SOUND CARD : AC97 8 Channel High Definition Sound (onboard)
POWER SUPPLY : 630 Watt Energy Star Compliant Power Supply

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SO i just got this computer in the mail today. its a custom whitebox and i was so excited for it until i plugged everything in and went to turn it on only to have my monitor just flash its little orange light and give me a no signal. I plugged another monitor in that i had laying around and it still didnt work.

I am a very anxious gamer who need Any HELP!
THanks.
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Old 06-25-2007, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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did you check all connections?
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Yep, it's likely a wire just slipped out of a place a bit (since it was mailed, after all). Just ensure all wire adapters/plugs are set in place firmly. They obviously had it on, since it has XP on it...so it should be something simple like this.
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i checked the wires and they are all neat and connected. Do you think it has to do with the ram or the motherboard?
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Since the PC doesn't power on at all (right?), I would think it'd have to be the main 20/24 pin power adapter. I guess I didn't ask that - does the computer just sit there / no noise (fans, lights etc.), or does it sound normal - just nothing appears on the screen?
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Yeah it starts. The fans and the lights all turn on. I even can hear windows starting through my speakers.
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dead gfx card
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the fan on my video card works though but, i do have a friend coming over in an hour or so with another graphics card just to make certain.
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Ahhhh, it wasn't the graphics card. It works fine. What the **** could it be.
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Where did u buy it? I hope not on ebay. Contact the seller.

Does the computer even go into bios?
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