Can broken motherboard kill my new graphics card

computer spec:

psu: gamextreme 850w
motherboard: biostar tp35d2-a7
memory: a-data 4x1gb 800mhz
cpu: e6850 c2d 3.0ghz
grphics card: xfx 250 gts 1gb
hard drive: 160 gb samsung and some other 500gb

I have problem with my computer.One day i downloaded a program what updates all your drivers , Download drivers and automatically installs to.some drivers was installed and then my computer shuted down if i turned it on all fans are working but the screen is black and motherboard diagnose leds show vga error.I tested my asus 8800GT 512mb on another computer and it wont work.I think my motherboard is also broken because i bought new graphic card(xfx 250 gts 1gb) and same thing , black screen and diagnose indicators show vga error.My question is:Can broken motherboard kill new graphics card too?
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  1. Not really unless you force the GPU and break the slot .... Looks like you need a new board =)
  2. thank you for reply :P
  3. Can broken motherboard kill new graphics card too?

    Possible but unlikely. Just what you wanted to hear, right?
  4. It sounds like the videocard isn't seated or powered correctly.
  5. That is not a problem.Graphics card is powerd correctly and seated to.I checked all my componets on other computer.And all is ok executing motherboard and graphics card.I hope my new 250 gts did not break.but thanks for replies.
  6. hello
    sorry for my English but I am Spanish.
    I know that this post is a bit old but I think I have a
    similar problem.

    is to ask you some questions and see if you can help me?

    my problem is that my computer crashed my 9800GT
    and then crashed another graph more ...

    I'm waiting for a GTS250 but I can not be what damaged the cards?

    I think it's the motherboard, but I'm not sure ...

    what do you think?
    it was your problem?

    thank you very much
  7. hello
    sorry for my English but I am Spanish.
    I know that this post is a bit old but I think I have a
    similar problem.

    is to ask you some questions and see if you can help me?

    my problem is that my computer crashed my 9800GT
    and then crashed another graph more ...

    I'm waiting for a GTS250 but I can not be what damaged the cards?

    I think it's the motherboard, but I'm not sure ...

    what do you think?
    it was your problem?

    thank you very much
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