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AwwHailNaw 01-08-2008 10:42 PM

New comp problem.
I got my parts today.

X-Infinity 600watt PSU
2G ocz ram
Geforce 8500GT
680i nForce Motherboard

I plug everything in, turn it on. Everything turns on, but nothing shows up on the monitor. I haven't received my dvd drive yet, this isn't a problem right?

My hard drives still have info from the previous computer.

A True Folder 01-08-2008 10:46 PM

Re: New comp problem.
unless your old board was a 680i nothing is going to happen until you install the m/board drivers etc.

You will probably need to do a clean install of your operating system (recommended) or you can try a repair install (may work)

AwwHailNaw 01-08-2008 10:49 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Ok, so when I get my dvd drive, and I put the windows disk in something should come up on the monitor?

_-..zKiLLA..-_ 01-08-2008 10:53 PM

Re: New comp problem.
well u should see it post and all that. "Press Delete to enter Bios" esc. esc.

ur not seeing ANYTHING??

AwwHailNaw 01-08-2008 10:55 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Nothing at all, I'm double checking my connections and everything seems to be connected right. Also this motherboard doesn't have a speaker I guess, so I don't get any beeps to help me out.

A True Folder 01-08-2008 11:04 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Sorry I didn't realise it wasn't posting.

Yes, you should be able to enter the bios etc. The speaker may need to be a case speaker as opposed to onboard, refer to your manual.

No post is not good, I'd strip it down, set the m/board on top of its box and reconnect the basics, 1x stick of ram, video card, hdd and see if you get post.

AwwHailNaw 01-08-2008 11:04 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Also the red light on my case comes on. And my ram is dual channel

bullzi 01-08-2008 11:08 PM

Re: New comp problem.
did you check the other monitor output on your graphics card?

AwwHailNaw 01-08-2008 11:11 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Yes, I tried both outputs, and switched the the sources on my monitor

_-..zKiLLA..-_ 01-08-2008 11:22 PM

Re: New comp problem.
Wait RED light?. mines green i havn't seen a Red one. um read ur book and MAKE SURE its supposed to red

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