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Okay so I just built A brand new computer, and it's not my first rodeo either. All was going smooth, got everything installed minus my gpu, installed os, disabled integrated graphics. Installed my new gpu and now nothing works. All LEDs and fans come on but no video signal and no beep sequence. So I tried unplugging everything and plugging it back in, switching back to integrated gpu, and flashing the bios( I Probly did it wrong). I am completely stumped on what else to do.
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  1. leave on board video enabled. install card. hook monitor to card. boot machine. should have monitor. if not just hot swap to on board and install drivers for card when you hit desktop. ( you could install them with windows updates...... might not be the newest but will get you going fine ) no need on being anal about having latest drivers.
  2. swifty_morgan said:
    leave on board video enabled. install card. hook monitor to card. boot machine. should have monitor. if not just hot swap to on board and install drivers for card when you hit desktop. ( you could install them with windows updates...... might not be the newest but will get you going fine ) no need on being anal about having latest drivers.

    Im not entirely sure of what you are saying, i have both onboard video and video integrated into the cpu.Not to mention I cant even post.
  3. You mean that you also have video integrated in the mobo, not only the CPU? What mobo do you have?
    You`ll need to leave the integrated graphics enabled at first, to install the GPU drivers.
    After the drivers are installed, reboot, go to bios and disable the integrated, and enjoy your new build.
  4. Pr3di said:
    You mean that you also have video integrated in the mobo, not only the CPU? What mobo do you have?
    You`ll need to leave the integrated graphics enabled at first, to install the GPU drivers.
    After the drivers are installed, reboot, go to bios and disable the integrated, and enjoy your new build.


    these are all great solutions, but how can i get my computer to post.
    my specs are:
    AMD A10-6800 quadcore cpu
    Asus A88xm-plus motherboard
    Mushikin 120gb ssd
    toshiba 3tb hdd
    Patriot 16gb (2x8gb) ram
    Lepa 1600w modular power supplypowersupply
    evga geforce gtx 770 x2

    so like i said, if i can get it to post ill be in good shape.
  5. When I look at your motherboard homepage, it says it supports crossfire, but I don't see anything for SLI.

    Have you tried with just one GPU installed and see if you can boot up?
  6. jimthenagual said:
    When I look at your motherboard homepage, it says it supports crossfire, but I don't see anything for SLI.

    Have you tried with just one GPU installed and see if you can boot up?


    yes, everything turns on but no video signal, no beep sequence, no post.
  7. Do you have the PSU plugged into the graphics card? I know you said this isn't your first rodeo, but just making sure as it wasn't mentioned.
  8. jimthenagual said:
    Do you have the PSU plugged into the graphics card? I know you said this isn't your first rodeo, but just making sure as it wasn't mentioned.


    yes, i even tried both 8 and 6 pin connectors,(gpu has both)
  9. Best answer
    pull the graphics card. hook monitor to the back of the motherboard.

    RESET CMOS ( while machine is off )................ you will see jumper in your booklet. move from posts it's on to the other and then back to the same two posts it was originally on...............( disconnect the big HD for now...... prior to boot. )

    then boot machine......... tapping the delete key while it boots. this should get you into the BIOS. there you will select your SSD as second boot device and your dvd-rom as first boot device. ....... you'll have to look, I can't tell you what's there...... once that is done you can slip the windows disc in the dvd-rom drive.............. save settings and let machine reboot. should boot to windows disc and start installation......... let me know how it goes.

    if windows installs................ then install drivers from the disc that came with the motherboard. (ethernet or LAN driver. you can't get on the net without it installed. ).................. then you can go to windows updates and install everything ( less if you really know what you are doing )...... and when that's done it'll want to reboot........ it will finish installing on shut down and on boot up. after that, go back to windows updates over and over until you get all the patches and stuff.

    then you can install other stuff.......... misc. drivers and your software.........anti virus/games, etc.


    after last windows boot and shut down.......... you can install the graphics card and go back to windows updates or to the nvidia site for drivers.
  10. I`m not sure how good of a choice is performance-wise to have a AMD APU and Nvidia GPU`s.
    Also, what do you mean by "yes, i even tried both 8 and 6 pin connectors,(gpu has both)" ?
    If you have two connectors on the GPU, you need both of them to be connected to the PSU, not only one at a time. Hence, if you want to SLI, you need 4 PCIe connectors from the PSU, two 8-pin and two 6-pin.
  11. Pr3di said:
    I`m not sure how good of a choice is performance-wise to have a AMD APU and Nvidia GPU`s.
    Also, what do you mean by "yes, i even tried both 8 and 6 pin connectors,(gpu has both)" ?
    If you have two connectors on the GPU, you need both of them to be connected to the PSU, not only one at a time. Hence, if you want to SLI, you need 4 PCIe connectors from the PSU, two 8-pin and two 6-pin.


    that means i connected both at the same time on one gpu but still couldnt post, swifty morgan i will be trying your suggestion and i pray it works.
  12. So upon finding the cmos jumper I found that Asus had somehow not included the cap or I knocked it off upon installation, so I stole one of the not important jumpers from my younger brothers computer and am now in the process of re - installing windows. Thank you swifty_morgan!!!
  13. glad things are going in a positive direction.
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