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No video on a seemingly good system!

OK heres my prob. I recently had a HD crash, and when I replaced it I added a new cooler to my video card (ATI 9800 Pro) and a new CPU fan (AMD XP 2600) and went and bought a new HD (seagate ultra-ata 40gb.) to have while the old 80gb. is being replaced. Well now I am unable to get anything besides spinning fans. My HD spins up and video card fans turn but nothing on monitor! Ive tried my Video Card in a friends system and it runs great, along with my RAM (crucial 512 times 2), and processor works fine in his as well. Ive switched between two motherboards (an ASUS A7V600-X, and a Gigabyte not sure model # but def. supports all my hardware) and get the same problem. I also see no HD activity on my towers HD LED, but I hear it spinning. We also tested my monitor (NEC 1980-sxi) and its fine as well. So the only thing that has not been switched and matched is now my power supply. Do any of you think I could get all the signs of normal power yet have a problem with my PS? Ive tried pretty much everything else I think. Any suggestions would help.

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yes, could be your power supply

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what wattage is it? you will probably have to buy a new one, i suggest 400w+ from antec, coolermaster,enermax, or ocz.

konny

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Hmmm

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I have a cheapo 425 watt supply right now that came with case. It does seem that its just not switching on video and maybe the processor isnt "waking up" either. And yes I have tried what those minimum boot specs. suggest. Maybe when I added my new fans and kept the chassis fan and another blower intact I fried some inner workings that make some power available yet will not let me boot properly. Guess Ill take back the Sempron 3000 I bought last night to trouble shoot and get a decent PS. Ill let you guys know tomorrow how its goes.

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(NT) (NT) yeah you shouldnt cheap on your power supply

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Doh

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Well I went and got a good Raidmax PS and it did squat. So i sought out professional help finally, coulda just upgraded to a socket 939 and an FX for what ive spent so far damn it.

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check here

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this sounds like...

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a classic motherboard failure..especially if it won't even post. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but we seem to have gotten stuck on the power supply.

and life goes on...

Jack

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i agree

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Its def my board, looking for a good one right now.

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(NT) (NT) and life goes on....

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