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Proffitt Forum moderator / September 16, 2009 8:38 PM PDT In reply to: more details At 3 days, well within warranty. If during your tests you spot your wife turning on the whole mess of PC, Monitor, Speakers, Printer, and Scanner on one power-strip with one flip of a switch, then that's I'd have to think that a monitor that could leak back lethal current to a video card wouldn't survive either. could be a bad case of static maybe? (wool carpet, PC and/or monitor still pluged in/turned on etc) or as said a bad grounding in the PC.. http://everfreetech.com/can-a/can-a-video-card-damage-a-monitor.html

By allblack in forum PressF1 Replies: 4 Last Post: 08-12-2006, 09:29 AM Monitor/Video Card Problem By robertash in forum PressF1 Replies: 11 Last Post: 15-11-2006, 12:07 PM Monitor/Video Card Problem By I checked the outlet with a tester and it showed bad. A multimeter will show you whether or not the AC line voltage is OK. Of course, the shielding attaches to the case, which is meant to be grounded, so perhaps it was intentional.

Oct 7, 2006 #8 TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273 Eh, it gave me a excuse to replace my crap monitor for a better one =P And I think it was damage All Rights Reserved. I have an outlet tester, but I need to dig it out of my junk box. General Hardware Oct 18, 2015 Upgrading Video Card for 6 monitors: need help and suggestions General Hardware Oct 1, 2013 Multiple monitor video card advice, no gaming...

  • sune_GemMember Since: February 11, 2006Posts: 12463sune_GemFollowForum Posts: 12463Followed by: 0Reviews: 9 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#9 Posted by sune_Gem (12463 posts) - 5 years, 10 months agoThanks for all the help. :DGlad
  • It's possible that a larger monitor exacerbated the situation, but the monitor itself is certainly not at fault.
  • Differential Signals - Why is having an equal impedance an advantage?
  • Btw: Even if you have a surge protector or UPS, they only provide protection if the outlet is properly grounded, so testing on the device (surge protector or UPS) will show
  • yes of course.

That would probably take out the motherboard and its contents as well ... Inside, even though the outlets were all oriented the same way, the hot and neutral lines were swapped for that one outlet (and "unswapped" for all the other outlets on each cmdrmonkey45Member Since: December 15, 2010Posts: 360cmdrmonkey45FollowForum Posts: 360Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#10 Posted by cmdrmonkey45 (360 posts) - 5 years, 10 months agoThis kind of thing is why FYI: The PC and monitor are plugged into the same power strip.

I once hooked up my 8800GTX to my HDTV and that thing heated up like a melting pot. it's very common cuz companies have lots of devices that "eat" a lot of power so if the power distribution system is operating at a poor power factor...or if the power CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors? more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Build a PC Today's Posts Can a faulty graphics card "destroy" amonitor? The power supply for the computer unit is earthed but I am not sure if the monitor is earthed or not (it's currently packed up for warranty repair). RayvinAznMember Since: July 16, 2004Posts: 12552RayvinAznFollowForum Posts: 12552Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#13 Posted by RayvinAzn (12552 posts) - 5 years, 10 months agoTruth, mid-range power supplies are usually Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology >

Already have an account? Let them fix it. The pins for the red, blue and green data should be around 0.7 volts. Sep 10, 2011 How to destroy a video card...

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I have doubts that it could be the monitor by Steven Haninger / September 17, 2009 6:40 AM PDT In reply to: i These are fun because you can loop it around the power cable, and see what happens when you turn stuff on. It could be a faulty card edge connector itself. Oct 6, 2006 #3 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 The monitors should be grounded (as per aussie standard, unless it goes through a power adaptor, which is grounded anyways>3 pins).

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 recently, the monitor starting blacking out after a half hour. Almost anything is better than a Rosewill or some other POS. his comment is here What else would be damaged?

Is that a logical guess? SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. sune_GemMember Since: February 11, 2006Posts: 12463sune_GemFollowForum Posts: 12463Followed by: 0Reviews: 9 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#6 Posted by sune_Gem (12463 posts) - 5 years, 10 months agoAll I know is that my

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I have always done it before with VGA and can also remember doing it with a DVI cable on another machine. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Xander, Sep 24, 2003 #1 Sponsor pronute Joined: Feb 12, 2003 Messages: 3,956 Sounds like a surge in your AC took out your system first then your monitor. weblink Would a multimeter be of use or a danger?

But after reading your post I now stongly suspect the radeon 4800 series graphics card for being the sinner here. Main boards Games Discussion Nintendo Fan Club PlayStation Nation Xbox Association PC/Mac/Linux Society Mobile Connection Bug Reporting & Feedback Off-Topic Discussion System Wars Sports Bar Ask the Mods Retro Gaming PC You don't have an account yet? Is my graphics card fried?

Get a Seasonic or Corsair to replace it, preferably one of their 80 plus gold certified models. What is the significance of Kat's despising of Hemingway? Indian e-visa: Is all I need a print out of the email? I'm starting to think this could possibly be due to my graphics card seeing as it looks like it's killing off the PCI-E X16 sockets its set in, if this possible

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