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Old 12-30-2007, 03:13 AM   #11
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I feel your pain, been there, done that. From what you are saying, I'm gathering it'* not even starting to get into windows. Most software issues would at least START booting windows, the fact that your computer is not, leads me to believe it'* more than likely hardware related. The only thing now that could POSSIBLY change that issue would be a bios update, but even that is highly unlikely. I'd try to exchange the card, like you said. Try another, if that does not work, give me a PM and I could maybe help you pick a different card or something that would suit your needs, but EVGA does happen to be one of the best (and biggest) card makers around...
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Did you uninstall the old video card before you took it out? Also if your mobo has onboard video, make sure it is disabled as well.
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I feel your pain, been there, done that. From what you are saying, I'm gathering it'* not even starting to get into windows. Most software issues would at least START booting windows, the fact that your computer is not, leads me to believe it'* more than likely hardware related. The only thing now that could POSSIBLY change that issue would be a bios update, but even that is highly unlikely. I'd try to exchange the card, like you said. Try another, if that does not work, give me a PM and I could maybe help you pick a different card or something that would suit your needs, but EVGA does happen to be one of the best (and biggest) card makers around...

X2. I hadn't realized you weren't getting to widows (my bad). Thanks for catching that Michael.

I know you've tried diconnectiong everything, but have you tried removing half your memory?

Have you a friend that can test the card for you?

I've read that sometimes the agp driving control needs to be adjusted. I dl'd your boards manual and its really lacking in the bios section. You may need to hit ctrl-f1 when your in the bios to bring up the more detailed bios. From what I've read its caused by the 7600gs actually being a pcie card using a converter chip to run agp.

Any beeps? ( Get that spkr connected ) you probably will need to let it sit for a bit before beeps will start; if they start.
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Riding, the onboard stuff gets turned off on my computer(sucks!). Michael, I may take you up on that, but in the area of a mobo. Here'* the scoop


Turns out that if I set my DRAM timing on anything faster than "fast"(Have three settings, fast, turbo, and ultra, fast is slow), the PC will give me the same results as previously mentioned. If set to "fast" it will boot, but the PC is slower than hell... BIOS is fully updated. Got another e-mail into EVGA. It would seem that I have a hardware conflict between mobo/vid card? Tell me more about this AGP driving... The only options I know of are AGP voltage(scared to play with), fast read, fast write, fast r 2 r turn around.... AAP.... THat'* all off the top of my head.

Still don't have the speaker hooked up. After three attempts to get the comp to work at a decent speed with the new card(and several hard shutdowns), my windows registry is corrupted. So now I have to f'ing reinstall windoze, and everything else under the sun.... SUCK!

I'll try the CTRL + F1 before I reinstall windoze... I'm pretty sure it'* just the standard info I normally see, but hell, I always learn crap doing this stuff....
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Did you try installing the card into another computer?
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Don't have another comp that is remotely capable of running this card. Badmittens is onto something, regarding power consumption benig too much, but I found on the EVGA forums a guy with a setup EXTREMELY similar to mine, and he had the exact same issue. He just had a more optioned out mobo than mine. Same design and manufacturer though....
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What power supply are you running?
Many cheap power supplies will not support even half of their rated output.
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