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Video card dead?

TallahasseerielTallahasseeriel Registered User regular
edited June 2011 in Help / Advice Forum
Okay so my power flickered early this evening and as a precaution I powered down my PC in case of loss of power.

Well when I tried to start it back up it wouldn't display anything, though I think it actually started fine, I tried power cycling once and then tried the onboard video output...

Well it displayed then but it was in the startup repair tool.

After that ran It started normally (except for a message about installing some PCI to PCI bridge or something?) but couldn't find my Geforce 460 in the device manager.

I ran the driver installer but it said it can't find any compatible hardware.

I'm really worried that I somehow fried my card.

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    Sir CarcassSir Carcass I have been shown the end of my world Round Rock, TXRegistered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I thiiiiiink if you have onboard video selected, it won't detect your PCIe card. That may depend on the motherboard, though.

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    TallahasseerielTallahasseeriel Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Well I swapped out the 460 for my old 8800GTX and it's working.

    So I guess my card got fried.

    Time to start the RMA process.

    I'm not really familiar with how to do this never have before, but I've filled out the form so I guess I wait for an email.

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