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strange xps 600 startup issue

Nov 27, 2012
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I've had my xps 600 for about two years now. Never had any problems with it until recently.
It started not showing anything on the monitor during boot up. I would turn it off and then back on and the problem would fix itself. This went on for a few weeks getting more and more prevalent until it would never show anything on the monitor.
Now here is the wierd part: it seems to boot fine, with proper green power light, no diagnostic lights, hard drives and video card spin up, hdd light in top right corner flashes, no wierd noises, etc.
I use the monitor for other things (tv), so I assume that is not the problem. I've tried holding the power button down for 30 seconds with the power cable unplugged, I've removed and reinstalled the video card as well as the ram, changes hdmi cables, even pulled the battery out and reinstalled. Nothing seems to do anything at all.
If anybody has any insight to this situation, you're two cents would be much appreciated.
May 9, 2011
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Mainland Britain
System Name H2o Box
Processor Intel(R) Xeon e5-2690 v2 Stock 3.3GHz
Motherboard MSI X79A-G43 Plus (MS-7760) v3
Cooling CPU EK Block & Phobya G-Changer 360 V2.0 RAD H2o
Memory Gskill RipjawsZ 16Gb & Gskill TridentX 16Gb 9-10-9-28 2T @ 1866Mhz [locked]
Video Card(s) Zotac GTX 1080ti AMP EXTREME
Storage HyperX Fury 120GB & Savage 480GB SSD, Seagate 250GB,250GB 7200rpm Kingston 64GB SSD
Display(s) Panasonic GT30 46'' 1080p 3D HDTV [Custom Resolution 4096*2304]
Case Corsair O-800D
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro
Power Supply Be Quiet! [Dark Power Pro 11] 1200W CM replaced [7-4-2017]
Mouse Asus ROG
Keyboard Microsoft Digital Media 1.0A
Software Win 10 Pro 64Bit v 1703 / OS[build 16299.192]

This may be worth a shot: power down; remove ram; clean the blades with coffee filter and isopropyl alcohol; use air duster on DIMM slots *reseat each memory module *seperatly one at a time into DIMM slot 1 and test system to see if it boots - run memtest

nb: had similar issue when one module was going bad

atb (all the best)