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My 1st PC Build :( - No display signals & VGA_LED is red!

I really wanted to build a gaming PC, and before I knew it, I'd invested $2000AUD of my hard-earned savings and locked myself in my room until completion. I turned it on for the first time in anticipation, but... No VGA signal!

The VGA monitor cable is securely plugged in, but it's not receiving a signal.. Also the red VGA_LED lights up and stays lit.. :( I'm so upset... Everything went smoothly when building it too! All fans and aesthetic LED's are working and the power LED is fine. What should I try? (Keep in mind I'm a beginner!)

Please help :(

Build:

MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO

Power Supply: SilverStone Strider PLUS 750W (80+ Silver)
CPU: Intel i5 3570k
GPU: GALAXY GTX660Ti 3GB
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 16GB (2x8GB)
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  1. Did you made sure to plug every necessary connectors correctly (EPS 8 pin, motherboard 24 pin, 6/8 pcie)?

    Can you try a different cable for the monitor (DVI/HDMI or a different VGA)?
  2. Best answer
    this one is really long troubleshooting but it can save you from getting headache
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-boot-video-problems
  3. ^ +1.

    Was searching for that before. Great job on posting it
  4. EzioAs said:
    Did you made sure to plug every necessary connectors correctly (EPS 8 pin, motherboard 24 pin, 6/8 pcie)?

    Can you try a different cable for the monitor (DVI/HDMI or a different VGA)?


    Yes, all 3 vital plugs are in.

    I don't have a HDMI cable, but yes I've tried DVI/VGA (both on board!)
  5. AMD Radeon said:
    this one is really long troubleshooting but it can save you from getting headache
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-boot-video-problems


    I've made some progress with this! I've found out it's the graphics card doing the damage! :) Gonna double check everything is plugged in VERY securely! Thanks for the link!

    :) So grateful
  6. Best answer selected by AntarcticHorizon.
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