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Old 09-11-2005, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry no signal through 9800 pro!

I have a pc: msi motherboard, 1.5GB RAM, amd xp 2800+, sapphire radeon 9800 pro, 18" TFT monitor.

The problem is that whenever I start my pc up now my monitor searches for a signal and does not find one, it used to work fine. Im not sure if its my motherboard that is causing the problem. Its not the graphics card or monitor as it works in other pcs.

Please help. Thanks

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Old 09-11-2005, 09:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Lol, easy things first... Is the monitor cable hooked up to your graphics card not the onboard connection? I did that ounce..

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Old 09-11-2005, 09:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Check you cable's connection at each end as well.

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make sure the 12v molex plug is plugged into the video card.
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Old 09-12-2005, 03:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Check the connections in the rear. I have a radeon 9800 pro sapphire 128 and an MSI PT880 Neo-Fsb and the card runs fine, which is alot more then I can say for the system in general. Is it plugged into the power supply? That might be a problem if it isnt. There should be a little opaque white colored outlet on the right corner that is facing you when its in the PC. If it isnt plugged in, find a stray 4 pin power connector and plug it in. Its obvious which plug it uses, the one with four holes in it.
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