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No display on monitor :((

By azaron81 ·
Hi there
i was hopeing someone could help me with a problem i have with my custum pc its windows 64bit
The pc powers up everything runs but there is no display, i got no warning no bluescreens or nothing the keyboard and mouse are usb conected atm and they both power up, i dont know if there means or helps in anyway.
Ive checked the monitory which is realy a tv but its does the same thing on any monitor. im thinking its eather the videocard or my hardrive i dont no which or whats wrong. i have no way to test out the videocard ive taken out the memory before but it doesent beep. so its
windows 7 64 bit sys , 6 gigs of memory, 1 gig hd
Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX , 6core processor,
GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard. im hopeing someone could tell me somthing i could do to see what it might be or if they have had a simular promblem before. thanks in advance.

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Repost as 'Q&A'

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to No display on monitor :((

Try reposting this in the 'Q&A' forum. The 'Discussion' forum is for matters of general discussion, not specific problems in search of a solution. The 'Water Cooler' is for non-technical discussions. You can submit a question to 'Q&A' here:

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There are TR members who specifically seek out problems in need of a solution. Although there is some overlap between the forums, you'll find more of those members in 'Q&A' than in 'Discussions' or 'Water Cooler'.

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But in the mean time remove the Video Card and refit it. If you have a Crossfire setup remove Both Video Cards and refit them.

Really you should use a Monitor designed for Computers as they have a much more dense display than a TV does so if you what clarity you'll get it better with a Computer Monitor over a TV.

If the Video Card has a Power Plug on it make sure that you have a Power Lead connected to it.

The main thing is particularly after a move the case can flex and slightly pull the Video Card out of the socket making it no longer connect, the solution in that case is to remove the Video Card and refit and it should work again.

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Does the display work on another PC?

by NickNielsen Moderator In reply to No display on monitor :((

You say another monitor has no display, so the problem is most likely with your PC. Try reseating your display adapter.

If your PC used to beep after POST (initial start), but does not beep now, the problem could be the power supply, the mainboard, the memory, or the processor.

Otherwise, try reseating the display adapter.

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no display

by azaron81 In reply to Does the display work on ...

thanks for your reply, there is no startup beep this kinda narrows it down for me and i have tryed reseating the display adapter but no luck ty for taking the time to help me maybe ill figure it out.

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Check the mainboard

by NickNielsen Moderator In reply to no display

The tops of the capacitors (the cans standing on end) should all be flat or slightly concave. If any of them have bulged out or leaked, you will need to replace the mainboard. Otherwise, I would suspect the power supply.

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