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matt22jets

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hey guys/girls
i have an older computer that the video card has just failed in (agp) so i bought a new pci video card but still wont display anything on the screen, also not sure if it matters or not but i am running windows xp pro and have an
 

matt22jets

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Because the card over heated the fan no longer spins and when I plug my avg cord into it and my monitor it says no connection, but if I plug the same avg cord into another computer it works fine
 

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what are you running
video card brand and model
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
model
wattage

check the listings in the bios for 12v line voltages and temperatures and post them
 

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If it's an older desktop with an Intel chipset, you may need to use a NVIDIA chip-based video card instead of an ATI chip-based one.

You might also consider one with a heatsink instead of a cooling fan, especially if the power supply is wimpy.

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matt22jets

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i bought a nvidea geforce 6200 video card, have an intel processor and asus motherboard, also im using a 420 watt power supply (just replaced 2 days ago)
 
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