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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-29-2008, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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Video card gone bad?

I had posted a thread about some monitor probs. After a while my monitor goes blank except for a line of pixels at the top.

I have to hard power off and then restart to get the screen to come back up.

I plugged in another monitor and made sure that it was the desktop, and the other monitor did the same thing.

I have a HP a1700n with 4 GB Ram. The RAM is the only upgrade I've done. The dxdiag says the video is a NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE. I'm sure it's a bare bones card. Is anything compatable, or do I have to buy something specific?

NewEgg.com used to have a tool that you could look up RAM to see if it would work in your machine, but I can't find something similar for video cards.


Any suggestions?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-29-2008, 09:22 PM
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that's on-board video. If you have on open pci-e slot, pick yourself up an inexpensive card at flies or miro center and get on w/ it.





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