Hello! I would just like to say i am new to the forum and that this is my first build but I've also helped many of my friends build computers so I have a little bit more knowledge than the average first builder. Anyway, I just got done putting everything together, plug it up to my monitor via HDMI cable, turn it on and everything seems to go okay. Fans running, CPU fan running, but nothing on my monitor? Just a blank screen, no signal whatsoever. Can someone help please? I'll list my specs below.
CPU: AMD FX-8350 MOBO: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 AM3+ GPU: XFX 7870 RAM: 4 gigs of RAM (2x2) PSU: CORSAIR CX600M 600W HDD: WD Black 500 GB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM, SATA III, 64 MB Cache
I'm kinda new to the whole HDMI set up, i do just hook one end into my PC and the other into my monitor right? That seems too simple to me honestly so i might be doing something wrong there, I've also took out my GPU a couple of times and reset in it's slot. I'm pretty sure my MOBO supports my CPU because it says it supports the multicore FX series on the site, and I've double checked the ram slots and even tried booting it up with one stick of RAM in. Any clues guys?
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Make sure the HDMI cord is plugged into the GPU not the motherboard.
It is, I don't think my motherboard has an HDMI output. What exactly am I suppose to see when I start it up? I have a copy of widows 7 already in the trey.