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Im not sure if my system just died or not...

If youve read the other post i made about it freazing up...

It froze again and i hit alt cntrl del and it didnt do anything so i hit restart.
It restarted and the monitor didnt turn on, and the PC speaker made several Beeping noises.
I tried to restart it a few times but its done the same thing.

I took the cover off as this has happened before and usually its because their is some dust on the graphics card.

After taking the cover off, i found what looked like the heat sink for th graphics card seemed to have FALLEN OFF? its a blue metal thing, i stuck back where it looked like it had fallen off and tried again but to no avail.

Is the card stuffed? Or the monitor or the whole system?
I cant really afford to replace anythin at the moment. And NEED to be able access some files.
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PC speaker made several Beeping noises

How many beeps? Long or short?
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How many beeps? Long or short?

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One long and several short ...2 or 3
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Ive got the monitor to work.
But im worried about the heat sink not being attached to the card.
Its working ok, but after a while it gets really hot and the PC locks up.

Is it time to get a new card or a new system?
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You do need the heatsink. Can't you just reattach it?
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I could probably get some heat resistant resin or whatever.
But after speaking to some guys and 2 computer shops today i have decided that the card is crapped itself.

That and i can get a video card that they were giving away with doom 3...for a really cheap price. And it will be more than enough for what i need it for.
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