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Monitor connection broke off motherboard

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Last response: in Components
January 24, 2012 12:29:36 PM

Hello,
monitor connection broke off motherboard

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a b V Motherboard
January 24, 2012 12:35:14 PM

Then you have yourself a broken motherboard.

I believe this connection could be soldered back onto the board, provided you know what your doing.

Using a discrete GPU might also be a work-around.

Otherwise you pretty much need to replace the board.
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January 24, 2012 12:38:35 PM

I can't soder it back on. Is there a cheaper solution than replacing the motherboard
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a b V Motherboard
January 24, 2012 12:41:06 PM

Buying a PCI Graphics card might work. Get a second opinion first however, there might be other options.

Adding a discrete GPU also depends on your PSU as to what your computer can accommodate.
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January 24, 2012 12:41:13 PM

it cant be fixed, nt a chance sorry.

i work in electronics and i had this problem once and this is one problem that wrecks the board :( 

if it sa dell or hp or something like that it shouldnt be hard to get a replacement, if not just by a bundle for around 200/250$£ Euro which ever and it will be better as a result anyway
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January 24, 2012 12:43:57 PM

What is a discrete GPU ?. I have a compaq presario
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January 24, 2012 12:52:49 PM

Ok, I can use the video card to fix this problem. Do I have to worry about the BIOS, or will it reconize the card.
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a b V Motherboard
January 24, 2012 1:21:14 PM

BIOS should recognise the card.

You'll be using a video output from the card so it shouldn't matter that the motherboard has broken.

You need to make sure your motherboard has a PCI 2.0 slot though. It's unlikely, but depending how old it is, it could have AGP.

Something like this is probably your best option: AMD 5450
http://www.ebuyer.com/199429-sapphire-hd-5450-512mb-ddr...
or
Nvidia 8400GS
http://www.ebuyer.com/179216-gigabyte-8400gs-512mb-gddr...

Link is to a UK supplier, but if your in the US check NewEgg or similar websites.

Here are the specifications for the card. You need to make sure you have at least a 400w Power Supply too. http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-rad...
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January 24, 2012 1:33:41 PM

Will this card work?

Compaq NVidia TNT2 16MB AGP VGA Video Card 238955-001
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a b V Motherboard
January 24, 2012 1:35:23 PM

It depends if your motherboard has an AGP or a PCI slot.
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January 24, 2012 1:42:20 PM

thanks
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