Can using a graphic cards that doesn't work damage the motherboard? Tags: Graphics Cards CPUs Motherboards Hard Drives Graphics Last response: June 9, 2008 11:24 PM in Graphics & Displays Share connect4 June 9, 2008 11:14:44 PM For example, If I just built a new setup (New motherboard, new everything else: Hard drive, CPU, etc etc) 1. If I installed a "damaged" graphics card, can it damage my other PC components? Or is this not likely? 2. I know that a damaged power supply can *DEFINATELY damage the motherboard and other componenets 3. What about a damaged motherboard? Can this in turn damage other componenets? 4. What about a damaged CPU? can this damage the motherboard? Thanks! I've always wondered these questions More about : graphic cards work damage motherboard spathotan June 9, 2008 11:24:49 PM I fried an ASUS P5N-SLi board ages ago by putting a 7900GS in it that was missing one of those little chips right above the PCI interface. Dont ask why. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedmy motherboard doesnt have an hdmi port but my graphic card have hdmi will it work Forum Solvedmy motherboard has hdmi port but my graphic card doesn't have, can I still use hdmi? Forum SolvedExternal graphic cards does'nt work on dell Optiplex 755 Forum SolvedMotherboard M5A99FX Pro R2.0 doesn't detect Graphic Cards Forum Graphics card used to work normally but now it doesnt. Forum SolvedNew Graphic card doesn't work but old one stil does. Forum Motherboard works, but doesn't see graphics card Forum Motherboard, ram or graphics card-which one doesn't work. Forum SolvedPossible reason my graphics card doesnt work? Forum Graphics Card doesn't work with Motherboard Forum SolvedDo Geforce graphic cards work on FM2+ motherboards? Forum SolvedWill a Sapphire HD5450 2GB DDR3 Graphic Card work with my DG31PR Motherboard? Forum How many graphic cards can work on this Motherboard? Please Help Forum SolvedHow to use integrated graphics with two ATI 5450 graphic cards in an ASUS P8 motherboard? Forum Screen doesn't fit monitor using HDMI to graphics card. Forum SolvedWould using an am3 processor on an am2+ motherboard damage the cpu permanently? Forum SolvedGraphics card doesn't work? Forum SolvedInstalled New Motherboard, HDMI/VGA/DVI Doesn't Work Forum Graphic card doesn't work Forum SolvedWill a motherboard Damage Without MB Integrated graphic (GIGABYTE GA-Z87-D3HP) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !