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    I went to power up this morning and i got a black screen. I reset the bios a few times and no change. so i took it over to where i bought the mobo and told them i thought it was busted. They said they would check it out but i don't see what else it could be. It worked fine last night but not anymore:mad: . I hope they fix it fast:$
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    does the light come on the mobo?
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    If the light comes on then it could be the video card.
    Were you poking around before it went black? If you do check all the connections.

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    i dont think any mobo lights come on... my ram lights up and all my fans go but i dont think i saw a mobo light. i guese it could also be my vid card. i hope its the mobo cause i got a warenty on it but my vid card is over a year old:$. and im waiting for r600 befor i want to be forsed to buy a new one.

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    what did the shop say?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smith View Post
    i dont think any mobo lights come on... my ram lights up and all my fans go but i dont think i saw a mobo light. i guese it could also be my vid card. i hope its the mobo cause i got a warenty on it but my vid card is over a year old:$. and im waiting for r600 befor i want to be forsed to buy a new one.
    Hope, you didn't tell the shop's tech that you overclocked it?

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    Shop tech said he would take a look, i hope he can get it done for tomorrow. And as for telling him about oc'ing absolutely not. If i thought it was overclocking that killed it i wouldn't bring it back. I hope i can get it back by tomorrow but in a big city the techs always have their hands full:$
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    well i got it back and turns out it just didnt feel like working for me

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    well it turns out tthe damn thing was a lemon:mad: i got a new one set it up and hopefuly i wont have any more problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smith View Post
    well it turns out tthe damn thing was a lemon:mad: i got a new one set it up and hopefuly i wont have any more problems.
    Something sound are not right?
    You got MOBO back from the shop and they said nothing wrong with the board?... and still not working when you got home?

    I won't get the replacement with the same brand's board.

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    see thats the thing i got the same board and i think its just the kind of chipset or something because it isnt working properly.

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