Sounds like a card issue to me, doesn't that card have an additional power input that connects to a power cable? Did you plug in a power cable?
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well im pretty sure that means video card problems. i checked the video card and the fans aren't turning on. now that means either a bad agp slot or a bad video card... but I tried another video card and it still gave me the same problem. so im thinking bad agp slot. any suggestion to test until I hear back from asus support?