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1 year ago#1
Alright, so I've frankensteined my build together outside the case, but whenever I plug HDMI or VGA into the motherboard, it doesn't recognize it. I've tried 2 TV's and an older monitor, and neither worked. I tried using my graphics card, and it recognizes the HDMI in/output but nothing is displayed. My HDD already has a copy of Windows 7 HP on it, and I've gotten that to load once, and I installed a few drivers before I had to reset it.

However, I've still never seen the BIOS. Motherboard Logo shows up and it tells me to press F2 to open UEFI, my speaker beeps, no vision.

I'm not getting POST beeps from my speaker either, so it's either running and I have no vision of it, or my motherboard speaker doesn't give post beeps.

I'm really out of ideas, any help is appreciated.

Here's my Build:

Intel Core i3-4330 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor
ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card
Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply

And for quick reference to my build:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2pRi7

Thanks in advance everyone
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1 year ago#2
As a last resort (assuming no one else can help you), try taking parts out, bit by bit until it loads normally. Once you've found the problem part, try putting it back in.

Bit of a last resort, but it will at least get you somewhere.
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1 year ago#3
Pokenub posted...
As a last resort (assuming no one else can help you), try taking parts out, bit by bit until it loads normally. Once you've found the problem part, try putting it back in.

Bit of a last resort, but it will at least get you somewhere.


Re-read what you said if you're getting the POST beeps, start with the graphics card, make sure you have it placed correctly.. And check the connection into the monitor, as stupid as it sounds, I had my old computer monitor unplugged and didn't realise it was :X
1 year ago#4
Do you take the GPU out entirely when you try to get video out of the mobo?
1 year ago#5
Doublecheck some of the connectors.

Did you plug in the HDMI/VGA connector to the one on the GPU? Ensure you don't instead plug it into the motherboard socket.

Did you plug in the GPU power cord? The 7770 8pin or 6pin power connector is in the back rather than on the top, so it is rather easy to miss.
1 year ago#6
Since you're having video issues, I would take the 7770 out of the equation entirely and see if you can get a signal using your onboard graphics. I suggest using VGA, not HDMI.
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1 year ago#7
Pokenub posted...
As a last resort (assuming no one else can help you), try taking parts out, bit by bit until it loads normally. Once you've found the problem part, try putting it back in.

Bit of a last resort, but it will at least get you somewhere.


I'm in the process of doing this, but I did get Windows to load once, which made me feel everything was working properly, hardware wise. It could be possible part of the motherboard is faulty, I'm not sure.

doctoglethorpe posted...
Do you take the GPU out entirely when you try to get video out of the mobo?


Yes, I did try this a few times before you mentioned it, I assumed it might have been taking priority over the mobo, but again, I'm new and unsure.

Shub posted...
Since you're having video issues, I would take the 7770 out of the equation entirely and see if you can get a signal using your onboard graphics. I suggest using VGA, not HDMI.


Alright, will do.
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1 year ago#8
Ok, I've gone through the "Take everything out bit by bit" portion of this and got 3 beeps from my mobo speaker after I'd taken everything but the cpu out, trying to find out what this means but I'm having difficulties. I suppose I'll try ASRock's website.
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1 year ago#9
Your motherboard's manual should have all the info you need.
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1 year ago#10
This may not help you right now, but once this problem is fixed I HIGHLY recommend wiping out your HDD and installing a fresh copy of windows. You will run into a lot of problems if you don't. Such as, freezing, BSOD's, and other weird issues.
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