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onboard gfx feels lonely and refuses to work

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  1. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    the title is my only explanation
    the mobo is a gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2, a semrpon 3000+ and 512mb ram (1gb died)
    problem:
    onboard gfx refuses to work correctly if there's no pci-e gfx installed on the pci-e slot
    reason: loneliness?
    with bios F5, the mobo didn't even posted just giving me a black screen with just onboard
    with latest bios F7 it posts, but breaks at post (after hdd detection) and gives me a psicadhelic light show ending with a red background and white letters artifacting here and there, as soon as i pop in a gfx in the slot (still using the onboard) it runs fine :wtf:
    fyi the ram died in the same time that this happened, for no reason
    any ideas or just rma the it?
     
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    Yep... RMA. Dont try anything else.
     
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  3. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    it doesn't like you pt :( RMA it
     
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  4. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    meh
    1st gigabyte mobo and it dies on me...., never a mobo had die on my hands before :(
    my guess is that a electrostatic discharge killed the ram and fuxored the onboard gfx at the same time, but still no clue to why it works fine with another gfx installed even if it isn't used
     
  5. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    i pop in a gfx in the slot (still using the onboard) it runs fine

    WTF
     
  6. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    wtf is duo to miswritten and u didn't get it or the error itself is wtf? :confused:

    ps: rma'ed
     
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    the error itself is wtf
     
  8. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    agreed :mad:
     

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