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Dead pci-e slot

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Processor Athlon II x4 Propus 620 @3.6ghz ~ 2.6ghz Stock
Motherboard MSI 890FXA-GD70
Cooling Cooler Master V8 with Arctic Silver 5 thermo paste
Memory 4gb DDR3 1600 ADATA
Video Card(s) Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 128-bit
Storage 1tb SATA Seagate ST31000340AS
Display(s) ht09 28" lcd 1080p 16:10 t.v
Case Antec 902
Audio Device(s) AC'97 hd
Power Supply Corsair 650TX
Software Windows 7
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I turned on my computer today and had no display. I heard beeps however. I investigated the cord and seeing if anything was loose. Afterwords I thought the graphics card was dead, so i started to use igp. I later tested the card in a different motherboard and it actually worked, which made me relief. I have come to the conclusion that it was actually the slot. Is there a way of fixing it? I would also like to know (if possible) how such a bizarre thing happened lol :laugh:.

Not really important if there is no solution. I don't really care much as the board has igp and is still useful. I also have another motherboard.

Thanks
 

Kaimyu

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Processor E6320 @ 380MHx7 (2.66Ghz)
Motherboard 945P-Neo5
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Memory 2Gb Kingston Value Ram @ 722MHz
Video Card(s) Xpertivison 8800GT 512MB
Software Windows 7 RTM (legit :P)
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try reseting the bios or reseating the card a few times.
sometimes its the smallest thing which make everything go wrong :)