motherboard or graphical card dead

hey guys my screen just stayed black when i started the computer (not even bios screen)

the following troubleshooting steps have been taken:
-verified that computer screen still works
-unplugged graphic card mother board (MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard) did not beep
-unplugged hard drives, no beep from motherboard
-unplugged ram, computer continues to start up and reboot after 3 seconds

I am inclined on thinking it is a video card issue, but wanted to verify before i send it back to newegg.

any info or additional troubleshooting steps i should do let me know

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Clarification Request
Did you unplug the video card?

As well as all things USB for the tests?

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usb tested

tested with all usb unplugged and plugged in my mouse and keyboard still light up

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One more thing. BIOS reset.

Some try to overclock a machine and it will do that until the bios is reset.

Yes, there is a more correct or tech terms for that, so if someone wants to tell, tell.

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no overclocking

no overclocking has been done on this system

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Sorry if that stopped you from doing this reset.

Let's try this.

If for some reason, some value was out of whack in the BIOS, resetting it may bring the machine back.


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bios reset

i performed doing the reset, no difference in the behavior

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I see a post is missing.

Did you unplug the graphics card?

I see you suspected it.

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unplugged graphics card

yes i did

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How far down this rabbit hole?

The least number of parts to get a power up is the motherboard and PSU.

NO CASE!!! Just the board, the PSU or cardboard and then command a power up with the right pins.

If that fails you are looking at the one or two bad parts.

After that I can add the CPU, speaker and CPU heat sink for the next step up.

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