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Problems with building computer

Hey all, i'm having some weird problems with the computer im building so i was hoping you can help. Now after I built my computer everything turns on the on light works all the fans work lights light etc, but there is no display to my monitor with is a universal monitor.

So far i have re worked all my connections, checked my jumpers, and even tried diffrent video cards (there is no onboard video)

This is the hardware im working with:

case: chenbro gaming bomb
power supply: Thermaltake Silent PurePower, 420W ATX power supply
mother board: SYNTAX S865PE
processor: Intel Pentium 4/ 2.4C GHz 800MHz FSB, 512K Cache
ram: Kingmax 184 Pin 512MB
video card: XFX nVIDIA GeForce MX4000
hard drive: Maxtor Ultra Series Kit 120GB 7200RPM IDE
cd/dvd drive: TDK indidvd
floppy drive: samsung floppy drive

and some extra fans, today i figured that it might be that it was looking for a agp card so i borrowed a GeForce 4 MX and im still getting nothing on the screen and suggestions on what could be wrong? and suggestions would be helpful thanks.

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A board that has built in....

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video may require you to disable it in the Bios before you can use a plugin card.

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thats what i was thinking when i switch to the agp card but my motherboard has no onboard video

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Old School:

Some of the motherboards will not boot at all if you have the floppy cable or the hd cable plugged in backwards. If you see either in service light that stays on, then that is the problem. Make sure that pin one on each goes to pin one on the mother board.

I have had motherboards that the processor is perceived as being set wrong, (Overclocked) and would not boot untill I re-set the Clrtc jumper. This resets the CMOS back to factory specs. Check your manual for this jumper and try it.

You never said that you actually checked your monitor for operation. Hook it to another system to ensure operation.


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Try to use another monitor

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