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July 10, 2010 5:15:49 PM

Hey, last night I was getting ready to call it day so i put my computer into hibernate, however instead of going into hibernate, the video to my monitor stops working. I waited 5 minutes with no avail. I decided to restart my computer, however instead of restarting normally, the computer shuts down for 10 seconds and finally restarts. Again, I am stuck with no video. Now today morning, im stuck with this problem. Even when I press the power button, the computer will startup for a few seconds, shutdown for a few seconds, and then startup again automatically with no video. Im doubting that i am even reaching BIOS currently as there seems to be 0 HDD activity.

Im almost 100% sure that this i a hardware issue. But am not sure if its my BIOS, motherboard, or my video card failing

If any additional details are needed, please post.

Thanks to anyone who provides me with help

Computer Specs :

Case : Antec 900
Video Card : Radeon HD 4870 1GB
Motherboard : P5QL-Pro
OS : Windows 7 Pro installed on each hard drive
PSU : 650W
CPU : E8400 ( Not Overclocked )
Harddrives -
Cavier Black 1TB ( Freshly installed for one week )
Western Digital 250GB

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July 11, 2010 1:49:41 PM

What kind of PSU? You gave the size, but not the brand.
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