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Aug 4, 2012 at 3:19 PM #2 Bo$$ Lab Extraordinaire Joined: May 7, 2009 Messages: 5,604 (1.97/day) Thanks Received: 957 Location: London, UK System Specs System Name: Desktop | Server Processor: To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. solved Motherboard Troubleshooting: Scanning lines on monitor picture when using top PCIe slot? What does matter when buying a computer (as far as graphics goes) is how many expansion card slots the computer's motherboard comes with and what kind they are. Source

That's the WORST way to shop for computer parts.Sincerely,Avro Arrow - Former tigerdirect sales rep. I got tired of the finger pointing at other compnents in my system so I bought another Corsair 1200, making 2 new ones I own, bought a i7 960 chip and I'd recommend getting a video card with at least 512 MB of DDR RAM. I bought HL2 and Far Cry to enjoy it's yummy goodness. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/last-graphics-card-i-bought-powered-fried-my-agp-slot.475591/

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Bo$$ said: ↑ Edited my post, i think you misunderstood meClick to expand... Maybe not... --Submitted by Wolfie2k5http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7586_102-0.html?messageID=3324536#3324536 Replacing integrated graphics --Submitted by dokcalhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-7586_102-0.html?messageID=3324319#3324319 You will most probably regret it later. --Submitted by darrenforster99http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7813_102-0.html?messageID=3324466#3324466 What are your plans with this PC? --Submitted by water_man3http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7586_102-0.html?messageID=3324349#3324349 because AGP was designed at different standards and different voltages. Again thanksJG My next two moves would be to (1) check the 'PCI-E Disable Jumpers' and make damn sure ALL PCIe slots are on, (2) Boot in Safe Mode and uninstall

I'll also try and make sure the powerplug clips down properly. One of the ways they do this is by putting the lowest power of power supply in the tower that they can get away with. They keep you from frying your new computer with static shock and are well worth getting) before you open up your computer. Pci Express Slot Not Working Bios doesn't read pci express slot solved micro atx boards that support 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slot for amd processors?

You don't need to go burning out the rest of the rig. Computer Wont Turn On With Graphics Card Plugged In BIOS INIT the wrong PCIe slot, so Load Defults. From the sounds of it though, I would figure it to be the video card and not the PSU that was in your brothers system. Your new computer will last longer and run faster if you keep it clean.

At any rate... Pci Slot Not Reading Graphics Card and he should have tested the power supply with a bona-fide PSU tester before you bought a new motherboard. Check the mobo for jumpers (olde worlde I know) and that they're set to 'defaults' . Now if you have "SLI' enabled either without a 'bridge' or a 'faulty' bridge that can cause a problem.

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When you add a video card, you're adding 70 to 250 watts of power consumption. Reply With Quote 18-05-2014,11:11 PM #16 trjp View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Secondary Hivemind Nexus Join Date Jun 2011 Posts 7,962 You're missing the point a bit. Pcie Slot Not Working My new Big Bang II X79 powered right up with same power supply and video card along with the same new hard drive with fresh install of Win 7 pro OEM Pci Slot Not Working I'm worried the card could have fried my new motherboard (if that's even possible?) or that I've fractured it while trying to reseat the ATX 24 pin power cable.

Staff Online Now Drabdr Moderator valis Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members It's just a really tight fit for each of the 24 pins = a serious amount of force required overall. It used to be, but not any more. I've already tried flipping out the CMOS battery (very carefully and gently removed) for a few minutes then putting it back in to no effect. Pci Slot Stopped Working

dblthunder said: Question, if the cpu will fire up and load windows with the card in slot 2 or 3, does this mean the cpu is fine, or could it be That will have more power than you need for quite awhile and it has the desktop version of my Intel HD graphics set. Just save the file folder to your desktop or downloads folder so you can find it again. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

When my second new board arrived I did use the Megahalems and just reinstalled everything and stuck it in the case. How To Test If Pcie Slot Is Working it works fine. Bo$$ said: ↑ ok well then i think it's safe for your system Risks are generally quite low unless it provides powerClick to expand...

Get the answer dblthunderMay 7, 2012, 10:50 PM Thanks for the reply, MB's are still under warranty, just trying to get to the bottom or root cause of the problem.

If you can find one that also has a vent in the side and even better, on the top of the case that is even better. On the last board I tested, I used 2 different PSU’s and when I check system health, both had stable readings of 12.10 and 12.60 with no fluctuation. My statement clearly referred just to my experience - you then made a sweeping contradictory statement (which was, of course, just your experience but you didn't say that) so I qualified Installed New Graphics Card Computer Won't Turn On Find out I have a Tiger Direct store ~25 minutes away.

Skill Ripjaws Series (3 x 4GB) 1600MHzCPU COOLING: Prolimatech Megahalems Rev.B (Push Pull)INTERNAL Cooling: AirSTORAGE/OS: HDD 2 x Seagate Barracuda 160GB in Raid 0 STORAGE/DATA: HDD 3 x Seagate Constellation ES I also recommend not buying computers from deep discount places like Costco. temporarily disconnect all Front Panel, USB, etc from the case. qldit, Jun 15, 2006 #6 WarC Joined: Dec 26, 2001 Messages: 5,531 Some motherboards with VIA KT600 chipsets have an issue with newer graphics cards utilizing AGP 8x.

Over time, the stuff builds up and insulates the parts, keeping them from cooling off properly. When you put the case's door back on (never run a computer with the case door off as it defeats the cooling system of the case and leads to overheating), plug The new one I ordered which was number 3 in the last month that I got today will finally boot to windows with a video card in the first PCIe slot. As for the best card my vote is Nvidia they simply have better drivers.

Had no issues with my MSI Big Bang II a couple of days ago, same PSU and video card, or am I just getting bad motherboards?ThanksJG jaquithMay 8, 2012, 1:22 AM Instead ask yourself how you're going to use it the most, and then decide how much you care about how long it will last without it breaking down or wearing out. And in the extreme case, if one lane gets damaged... A 500$ machine through HP will land you a dud.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Make sure you can upgrade by chf_2258 / June 26, 2010 3:57 AM PDT In reply to: Buying a new PC, will I Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware So the OS which all that is on the drive will boot to windows as long as the card is not in the first slot Strongly suggests a Driver Problem -- that's significant, right?

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Get it now by mal_aus / June 25, 2010 4:13 PM PDT In reply to: Buying a new PC, will I regret the I wasnot surprised at the high proportoin of people who prioritised graphics in their buying decisions: what alarmed me was the huge percentage who either did not lnow, or perhaps care, I mean someone needs to connect a PSU tester to them. Just black screen.

He was a proper gent, didn't even charge me as he said he couldn't fix or precisely locate the source of my previous problem. Even the placement of all my desktop icons went back to where they were located on the 3 differant monitors which I was surprised after doing a clean install on the I do not use SLI and the option to enable it is not even in my NVidia control panel. My first PC was an HP.

Stay logged in Sign up now! Cables can only go in one way round and drives and motherboards no longer need jumpering. Cheap pc's with onboard video usually have weaker than normal components so, even if you add an excellent video card later the pc will still struggle to run a demanding game.