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My Graphics Card Won't Show up on Monitor.

Hey guys,

I was playing Bioshock 1 when my screen got a blue screen for a second then just turned off right after it. When I tried loading my computer up, nothing showed up on my screen. I can hear that my computer starting up fine but doesn't show on the screen. I plug my monitor directly to my mother board and it works. I am thinking my power supply can not give enough to my graphics card anymore. I tried it on another computer, it worked. When I played Bioshock 2 on it, it did the same thing to that computer. How can I make it work on my computer again?

I tried TechPowerUp GPU-Z to see if my graphics card shows up, it doesn't.

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If you're asking for technical help...

" Note: , please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. "

More information will be required for us to reply with solution; off the top of my head, I'd say that your PSU isn't adequate enough for the hardware you're running...or your videocard has died a quick death.

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I have Windows XP Pro, eMachine Model W3115 but I use a custom graphics card. nvidia geforcer.

I can't tell you anything else because the rest was in the post.

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video card dead or dying

It sounds as if the video card is dying; could be that it has just come to end of its life, or, if you've been o/c it, this would shorten the life of the card.

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sad story

I have a very sad face about that. I really don't want to buy a new one because I don't have the money.

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