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Have I killed my 9800pro?????

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by HookeyStreet, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    My monitor wont come on with the card installed, tried another card and it works perfectly....
    Really strange as everythings been running great :confused:
    Could I have oc'ed too much??????
     
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    maybe who kno's try it in a different comp see if it works then......
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    If it did work in another pc what would the reason be for it not working in mine????????????
     
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    Damaged mobo perhaps?
    What Slayerstaps is trying to say is that you should eliminate all possibilites before assuming that your card is dead, there's always hope that some other component may be responsible for a video problem, specially when the video card is by far the most expensive component in your PC. Good luck.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Hi,
    Im actually running my PC at the moment with an old GeForce FX 5200, surely if it was my motherboard (which is less then a week old) no card would work??????? But to be on the safe side Im going to test it on my m8s PC.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I tried my 9800pro in another pc and its still dead :( Ive been in touch with the company I purchased it from and Ive got to return it and it will take upto 3 weeks before I get a replacement :(
     
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    If its not too late, try and clean the metal connectors that go into the agp slot on the card with rubbing alcohol and qtips. My Geforce 4 stopped working in any computer, and i did this and now it works perfectly.
     
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    Try putting it in some dirty washing up water but u must leave it to soak over night.
    then in the morning place it in the microwave to dry it u want that on high power after that u have to put the placenta of a recently born baby on it. Spin round 3 times then it should work if all else fails u could always, give me your mobo p4 and memory thx.












    ps all its ok im a m8 of hookey's
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Cheers m8, I will give it a go :D
     
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    That was close :D :p
    How did everyting go Hookey? :confused:
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    It is 100% DEAD :( , I sent it back to MD today, now Ive got to wait 14-21 days as they have to send it back to the manufacturer (ATi) I hope they dont say my warrantys void due to oc'ing (its only just over a month old! I did my best to make it look like it was unmodified ;) Oh well fingers crossed for me guys :D
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Also as I was cleaning up the card I realized that I had one with a R360 core and could have flashed it to an XT :mad: AND my new Ramsinks should be here tomorrow aswell :mad: GUTTED!!! :(
     
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    LOL @ R.I.P u nutter
     
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    mate if you had flashed it, ati's probably gonna hv a stronger case to void ur warranty ;)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I didnt think of that ;) lucky I didnt flash it then :D
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    The funeral service will be held today at 12:00..........................lol :D
     
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    Make a tombstone for your Radeon card here at the unofficial techPowerUp! Hardware Graveyard :D

    Message to HookeyStreet: Too bad.. Got too fired up with overclocking? :D Take it easy dude.. :)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LOL..............I think I got a bit carried away :p All seemed fine :confused:
     
  20. nightelf84 Guest

    hookeystreet, hope this does not discourage you from the world of OCing :) My XP3000+ died on me cos I OCed it without 'appropriate' cooling....yeah....I drank a few beers, had a few flash backs to the time when i first booted it up :) memories.....
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LOL..............Dont worry, in the words of Arnie 'I'll Be Back' :D
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I just hope nothing else dies on me, I cained my PSU the other week (admittedly it was a piece of shite Q-Tec 300Watter) Thats why Im not going overboard with my P4 CPU (Ive only got stock cooling on it at the moment)
     
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    daz u should clock that p4 up to 8ghz use freezer cooling tho :p
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LOL.............hmmmmmm...........I could use liquid nitrogen....... :D
     
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    I heard that Prescotts are damn hot.. oc it would fry it if not done properly.. maybe it should be called Preshott.. :D
     

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