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5850 not displaying + high fan speed???

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
December 28, 2010 12:34:25 PM

Hello, i have had this card about 2 odd months now and was running with no problems. turned on my computer this morning to find it not displaying at all and fan was loud maybe 100% speed. now i have not changed anything from turning it off last night to this morning and its been working fine for 2 months could this be a fault with the card?.

i have done checks to cables and drivers but to no avail. everything else is working fine using the on board mb card atm.

system is incase anyone is intrested:
mb: asrock 880g extreme3
proes: amd 955be
ram: gskill 4gb(2x2gb)
hd: 500gb seagate
ps: 700w coolmasters silent pro
gcard: poxy sapphire hd5850 :p 

hope someone can help thanks.

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December 28, 2010 3:12:09 PM

I assume it's stil under warranty as you've only had it for 2 months, so wisest thing would be to RMA the card. There are 99% chances that it's the card causing it from what you said.
December 28, 2010 3:20:49 PM

well from the symptoms it sounds like the card got bricked, you werent trying to flash the bios were you?