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No Video at Startup

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November 26, 2012 7:05:04 PM

Hi Everyone,

This is my first build, first post as well.

Just after finishing my build, I started up and got the single short beep which I believe means all is well. LEDs light up, hard drive spins, fans go, ect. But there is no video output. So I shut down, checked the seating of my video card, and started up again, still nothing. There is no video out on the MB. So I switched PCI slots, nothing, switched monitors and cables, nothing, tried a different graphics card, nothing. My video card doesn't require an aux power (I know this because the 2nd one did so it's apparent). So I am thinking this has to be something with the motherboard. Because of this, I can't see the BIOS. No OS is installed as of yet because there is no video. Any thoughts? Thanks for your help!

Here is my setup:

RAIDMAX Seiran ATX-902WB Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
MSI 990XA-GD55 AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ADX640WFGMBOX
ASUS EAH6670/DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
Logisys Corp. 550W 120mm Ball Bearing Fan with PSU ATX 550 Power Supply PS550E12BK, Black
LG Electronics GH24NS90B 24 X SATA Super Multi DVD+/-RW Internal Drive - Bulk without Software - Black
HD from a past machine, 500BG 3GB/s

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November 27, 2012 1:10:26 AM

It's a fairly high-powered set up so 550 watts may not be enough to provide adequate power for all components, consider at least 720 watts.
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