PC hardware forum: Computer won't start with new video card

by: VasilishoMegas September 28, 2013 3:46 AM PDT

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Computer won't start with new video card

by VasilishoMegas - 9/28/13 3:46 AM

Hello all,
I recently bought a new video card, the Asus Nvidia GeForce GT 640 2GB DDR3, but when I replaced it with my old video card, which I believe is a Asus Ati Radeon x1300/x1550 Series. That one worked fine until it started messing up my games, the screen was all broken up, a lot of noise. Eventually it would even crash when I started iTunes simulation. Anyway, I needed a new video card, but once I got it, my computer wouldn't even start. Normally, it start with a little 'beep', but that doesn't happen with my new card. It apparently prevents my computer from starting. When I wanted to post this message, I restarted my computer to check which motherboard I have, which is the P5VD2-MX SE Motherboard X Series. However, my computer wouldn't restart after that, whether with my old video card, the new one or without a card at all. I was wondering if anyone knows (where to find) if my motherboard is compatible with my video card or what else to do.

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Vasilis

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