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Topic # 6401 23-Jan-2006 13:40
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i recently purchased a GA-8I915PL-G Intel 915PL, i have a Thermaltake Purepower Butterfly 480w PSU and a Nvidia 6600GT 128MB PCIE, for some reason all i get from my monitor is no video input - i've tried the video card on another pc and worked fine

waht to do?

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  Reply # 26923 23-Jan-2006 13:57

Did you change the settings in the BIOS?
In some cases you have to change a setting that your video driver is not on board, but from the video card...




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  Reply # 26943 23-Jan-2006 17:09
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i cant get in to BIOS - nothing comes up on the screen apart from - no video input
it powers up fine - just the videocard is driving me crazy, i just cant seem to see what it is

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 26946 23-Jan-2006 17:32

So remove the video card and restart your PC.
Then the video drivers should come from the mother board.

Then change the BIOS and shut down. Install the video card and start the PC again

Hope it will work.




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  Reply # 26951 23-Jan-2006 18:02
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but theres no onboard video port

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  Reply # 26952 23-Jan-2006 18:11
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perhaps your mobo is kaput? do you have your old video card still? does that go (since -after- you had the new card in there?)




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  Reply # 26955 23-Jan-2006 18:33
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new mobo, new video card, i'll have to get the old vid card and check it

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  Reply # 26967 23-Jan-2006 20:31
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might be an incompatibility, did you buy them from the same place?




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  Reply # 26989 24-Jan-2006 08:35
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i bought them from the same place - :S

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  Reply # 27010 24-Jan-2006 16:35

It must be incompatibility or your mobo is faulty.

I had the same issue but with different mobo and video card. I had incompability issues (nobody understood why) and at the end I had to sell my video card and buy a different one and it worked.

Did you visit the mobo manufacturer's website? Maybe they have some support and you can send them a mail?




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  Reply # 27093 25-Jan-2006 11:10
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Had a similar issue at work with a 915 chipset and a new nVidia 6600. A BIOS upgrade did the trick. Was AGP tho...

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