Cant get a display on Monitor

January 29, 2012 at 08:42:37
Specs: Windows 7
I have bought a new computer today. I installed the parts correctly ( according to myself :) ) but i can not get a display on monitor

my system is

MSI 970A-G45 AMD DDR3 2133 MHZ SATA 3.0 usb 3.0

Graphics Card
hd6850 GDDR5 1gb 256bit AMD Radeon DX11

FX X4 4100 Soket AM3+ 3.6 Ghz 12 Mb Cache 32nm AMD

4GB XMS3 DDR3 1600 MHZ CL9

600W Thermaltake power supply


What can i do? Thanks...

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January 29, 2012 at 10:18:54
Do you see any video when you first start the computer? A message stating "no signal"?

Do you have mounting standoffs under every mounting screw and ONLY under mounting screws?

Did you connect both the connectors listed below?
1 x ATX 24-pin power connector
1 x ATX 8-pin 12V CPU power connector

Did you connect the CPU fan to the header marked CPU fan?

Did you connect the auxiliary power connector to the graphics card?

Do you hear any beep codes when you start up?

Clear the CMOS by using the jumper while the computer is unplugged.

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January 29, 2012 at 10:31:19
Did you benchtest your hardware 1st? or did you throw it all in the case & then try powering up? Benchtesting is a critical step that should NOT be skipped. Now you have no idea what the problem is - could be a hardware problem, could be an installation problem.

How to Bench Test / Troubleshoot Your System

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