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Motherboard or gpu broke?

I was using my computer and it randomly turned off, when I turned it back on the monitor said no signal. I tried everything, I watched over 20 videos and tried all of that. One of the videos said if non of the things work then it might be your motherboard, or cpu. I’m hoping it’s not my CPU and just my motherboard. Any help would be appreciated on how to get it to work. Also I have a AMD FX-4300 quad core processor and I think it’s AM3+ I also tried a different computer with the monitor and that works and I hooked up a PS4 to the monitor and that also worked, and I know the cords are fine.
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  1. Can you list your GPU and motherboard specs?
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  2. YoAndy said:
    Can you list your GPU and motherboard specs?


    My GPU is a: AMD Radeon (TM) R7 360 Series (2048 MB)
    And I don't know what motherboard I have,
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  3. Another consideration could be your PSU too.
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  4. Barty1884 said:
    Another consideration could be your PSU too.


    I thought of that but my computer turns on it just has no signal on the monitor.
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  5. Yeah, that's doesn't confirm the PSU is working as intended, unfortunately.

    The amount of power required for things to light up/fans to spin is minimal, by comparison to an actual operating CPU/GPU etc.

    Please post your full system spec.
    As you don't know your motherboard model and the system doesn't display, it's going to be tough to determine - shy of physically opening the case and reading the model number printed on the motherboard PCB.
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  6. Specs:
    CPU - AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core Processor
    RAM - DDr3 Dual (2000 MHz) (8192 MB)
    Graphics Card - AMD Radeon (TM) R7 360 Series (2048 MB)
    Motherboard Model - GA-78LMT-S2
    Power Supply Model - ATM-600FB

    If you need any other specs just ask but I think that's all
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  7. Hmmmm, that PSU is an OEM unit, I believe?

    ATNG (the manufacturer) don't generally brand their own units - they make "ok" units for Rosewill and others, but nothing great
    Did you buy this system complete from somewhere? CyberPower perhaps?
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  8. Barty1884 said:
    Hmmmm, that PSU is an OEM unit, I believe?

    ATNG (the manufacturer) don't generally brand their own units - they make "ok" units for Rosewill and others, but nothing great
    Did you buy this system complete from somewhere? CyberPower perhaps?


    Yea I bought it already built from cyber power
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    When? I believe they have a 3 year warranty period for parts...... and if either the PSU, motherboard or CPU has gone - that's on them if it's within the warranty period.
    https://www.cyberpowerpc.com/company/warranty.aspx

    Of course, if you're outside the warranty period, you're on your own ........ and I believe you have to cover the shipping of the system to them, so replacing a defective component may be cheaper anyway.
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  10. Barty1884 said:
    When? I believe they have a 3 year warranty period for parts...... and if either the PSU, motherboard or CPU has gone - that's on them if it's within the warranty period.
    https://www.cyberpowerpc.com/company/warranty.aspx

    Of course, if you're outside the warranty period, you're on your own ........ and I believe you have to cover the shipping of the system to them, so replacing a defective component may be cheaper anyway.


    I bought it at the beginning of 2016 so I'll take a look at that.
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  11. I looked at the link and it says 1 year of parts and service and 3 years of labor, I had it for over a year. What I think I'm going to do is buy a power supply and then if that doesn't work I might try and buy a new motherboard. Let me know what you think.

    https://m.newegg.com/products/9SIA85V3HF1598?ignorebbr=true&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleMKP-Mobile&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleMKP-Mobile-_-pla-_-Power+Supplies-_-9SIA85V3HF1598&gclid=CjwKCAjw0qLOBRBUEiwAMG5xMDR8spFJdeoh73zepVYmAFkBBVvI3dSy84BEhJveLPLjIrqW2K_G6hoCZvcQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
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  12. Ah, I missed that - apologies.

    Personally, I'd look to the PSU before the motherboard. The likelihood of a (fairly) generic PSU failing is more likely IMO than a somewhat decent motherboard.

    I've never heard of the PSU you linked - which may mean it's pretty generic junk. It appears to be fairly on offer in Walmart, which is never a good sign with computer components. 1000W is just totally overkill too (assuming it can do anywhere close to 1000W).

    Considering a decent PSU can be had for $23 after mail in rebates, I'd start there:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($23.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $23.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-09-25 18:22 EDT-0400

    The FX4300 is a pretty budget system (sells for $55 today) - it looks like a compatible board is a minimum $70. T
    Considerng a Ryzen3 1200 + B350 motherboard (to OC) and 8GB DDR4 isn't likely to be too much more than $200 or so, I'm not sure investing even $70 in an FX4300 platform makes a whole lot of sense.
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  13. Are you sure 450 Watts is good enough? I don’t know that much about computers but 450 seems low.
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  14. 95W TDP CPU + 100W TDP GPU + balance of the components (50W absolute max).

    Max draw on that system in standard use is going to be somewhere around 200W, 250W when completely stressed.
    A quality 450W PSU will be more than adequate - you'll be fine with the CX450 for $24
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  15. Ok, I’ll probably buy that in the next couple days and see if it works.
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  16. I ordered the PSU last night and it should come within 3-7 buisness days. So hopefully it works, if not I’ll try a new motherboard and if that doesn’t work I want to custom build one.
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  17. I ordered the psu and that didn't work so I ordered a new GPU and that also didn't work I hooked up a VGA to my monitor and that worked but it's using the built in graphics card. I'm almost sure it's the motherboard but I wanted more feedback before I bought a new one... Also any suggestions on motherboards? i have a AM3+ CPU. I also installed drivers and it still doesn't work.

    GPU: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814126171&cm_re=asus_strix_1050ti-_-14-126-171-_-Product
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