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Colorful PC, Black monitor

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I've just finished constructing my PC (for the most part).

The Mobo, CD-ROM, Floppy, HDD and graphics card are all set up. The computer turns on, lights flash... monitor stays pitch black, no mention of BIOS here.... nothing. What's going on here?

I think the problem is connected to the ATX Power (24 pin) on the mobo and the cord from the P/S ending in 20 pin....

If I plug it in certain slots, it works... but perhaps what works to turn the PC leaves the slot needed to show visuals unchecked?

Edited by Herbus, 20 June 2005 - 02:46 AM.

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May I strongly reccomend that you purchase a 20 pin to 24 pint ATX Power Supply addaptrer converter cable. You can find them at almost any computer store, or online. This will ensure that power is going to all of the connections on your 24 pin MB slot.

I found one at XPGear.com (A very reputable site that I would reccomend to anyone looking for computer parts) its only 9.99 plus shipping.



Edited by cheathawk1, 11 July 2005 - 12:48 PM.

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