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January 24, 2013 12:59:07 AM

Hello,
i put together a new computer. the motherboard ram and processor are new and i know the graphics card and power supply are working. when i turned it on i can see the fans spinning and hear the hard drive but all i get is a black screen. whats wrong with my computer?

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January 24, 2013 2:18:47 AM

You should list your computer specs! Are you sure you seated the GPU correctly?
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January 24, 2013 3:03:14 AM

gpu: nividia gtx 550 ti

ram: ddr3 (8 gb)

cpu: intel pentium DC e5500 2.80GHz 800MH

motherboard: intel BLKDP45SG atx lga775

875 watt power supply

yes i made sure my gpu was in. ive triple checked everything
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January 24, 2013 4:51:09 AM

You have the video cable connected to the GPU not the motherboard right?
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January 24, 2013 5:10:49 AM

on the back edge of the mb do you have the 4 pin white atx power plug connected??
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January 24, 2013 2:33:24 PM

there is not video imput on the motherboard. the cable has to be in the video card. and yes the atx power plug is connected
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