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My old samsung syncmaster stoped working for the second time a month ago. maybe not.I've tried to turn both monitors on without connecting them to the PC for checking if it's a graphic's card failure, but they keep dying so I'm starting to think Is that a logical guess?sune_Gem Hmm could be. What is a word for not seeing obvious "warning signs"? "as rich as him", "as rich as he" or "as rich as he is" Didn't apply for credit card but got news

The shock.. solved Fried graphics card. Click here to join today! If this is what you mean, I again say " Wrong refresh rates can damage a monitor, but they will display incorrectly first.

I had been holding the same metal "screw" for some time before the shock occured. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Oct 7, 2006 #12 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +234 What do you mean by "old monitors"? If it is the PSU it seems odd to me that it would work for so long perfectly fine and then start killing motherboards after a few years.

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  • So either a repair guy or do it yourself will be cost effective.
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  • ive just bought a new box and im just wondering if the video card will be affected?
  • 20-07-2004,08:01 PM #2 godfather Guest Re: Can A Faulty Monitor Damage The Video
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  • I'm not 100% sure what's causing it but I have a strong feeling that it may be a faulty graphics card.

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Oct 24, 2008 Can anyone suggest a gaming graphics card? my second monitor suffered a slightly similar problem. Would a multimeter be of use or a danger? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/can-a-faulty-graphics-card-destroy-a-monitor.60098/ by R.

It wouldn't always cause damage, but sometimes. Get a Seasonic or Corsair to replace it, preferably one of their 80 plus gold certified models. Check out Good Gear Guide's broadband speed test -- PCWorld2011 -- Default Mobile Style Contact Us PC World Forums Archive Web Hosting Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT +13. The highest output from a vga port is 5 volts on pin 9.

Maybe the graphics card fried them?The main monitor is about 4-5 years old, the second one is about... 7 or 8 years old. http://forums.cgsociety.org/archive/index.php?t-225277.html Login now. Possible? Shorthand for map at level 2 more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life

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So my idea is that probably with a converter you can damage the hardware, but if used a DVI monitor it would work just fine unplugging and plugging back in. Ask higher salary than the one advertised? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? More about the author Melchior Banned Joined: Sep 16, 2004 Messages: 634 Likes Received: 0 Is it possible that a 3 year old Dell P991 CRT can fry a graphics card through the VGA port?

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Unless the new moniter seeing as it's much bigger than my previous one requires the graphics card to recieve more power to fill the bigger screen, which it ultimatly can't handle solved Fried graphics card? In the meanwhile in German? Systems of linear equations: Why does no one plug back in?

Luckily it went back to normal after a couple of hours. I'd say they're on par with most of OCZ's offerings anyway. Cannot run apt-get -f install Why do universities require international students to show language proficiency? click site Oct 6, 2006 #1 Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837 +6 Well, not destroy.

Replacement is a simple solder job and the components are very cheap. What's the purpose of having the cat right after the exhaust manifold Why does the discriminant tell us how many zeroes a quadratic equation has? The power supply is the last thing you should cheap out on. Or is it because my card was a PNY? (Ive had nothing but problems with PNY video cards) As always, thanks.

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