Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Input signal not found Check the video cable and video source

Go to solution Solved by Peskanova,

If you plug it to the graphics it will turn on , motherboard hdmi (igpu) is meant to work only (by default) when there's no graphic installed. The more you know!

I just finished building my first PC and everything appears to be working fine except for one problem; the monitor keeps telling me to check the video cable or the video source. Everything appears to be working just fine. The mother board's LEDs are lighting up, no weird audio sounds, the graphics card fans are spinning, etc. This is a list of all the parts for my rig.

 

9th Gen Core i5-9600K

V-NAND SSD 970 EVO

Intel Motherboard MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC w/ RGB Mystic Lighting

Ventus Graphics Card Geforce RTX 2080 OC edition

Toughpower Grand RGB 750W

Gamdias Chione M1A 240R CPU Liquid Cooler

 

I'm terrified that I might have to go to Frys and exchange everything or that they wont offer any exchanges and I just ended up blowing $2000. Please somebody help. If it helps I had an accident earlier where I added too much thermal paste to my CPU. I removed the liquid coller and wiped off the CPU with an alcohol wipe like the Linus Tech  Tips youtube video said. No thermal paste got onto the mother board or the bottome of the CPU or on the face of where the CPU goes. I'm on the verge of shitting out my heart. Please guys I have no idea what I did wrong or what to do. I already took it all apart once and reinstalled it. I'm losing it. 

20190103_052036.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Just now, Existential_NM said:

I just finished building my first PC and everything appears to be working fine except for one problem; the monitor keeps telling me to check the video cable or the video source. Everything appears to be working just fine. The mother board's LEDs are lighting up, no weird audio sounds, the graphics card fans are spinning, etc. This is a list of all the parts for my rig.

 

9th Gen Core i5-9600K

V-NAND SSD 970 EVO

Intel Motherboard MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC w/ RGB Mystic Lighting

Ventus Graphics Card Geforce RTX 2080 OC edition

Toughpower Grand RGB 750W

Gamdias Chione M1A 240R CPU Liquid Cooler

 

I'm terrified that I might have to go to Frys and exchange everything or that they wont offer any exchanges and I just ended up blowing $2000. Please somebody help. If it helps I had an accident earlier where I added too much thermal paste to my CPU. I removed the liquid coller and wiped off the CPU with an alcohol wipe like the Linus Tech  Tips youtube video said. No thermal paste got onto the mother board or the bottome of the CPU or on the face of where the CPU goes. I'm on the verge of shitting out my heart. Please guys I have no idea what I did wrong or what to do. I already took it all apart once and reinstalled it. I'm losing it. 

I'm also using a 1080p LED monitor and it does not support 4k. I'm not sure if this might be the problem but I find it highly unlikely.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

um, what is the monitor plugged into @Existential_NM from the pic it appears to be the Mobo?

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes it is the mother board. My little brother told me that's where I plug it into. The HDMI on the motherboard slot not the graphics card.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, Existential_NM said:

Yes it is the mother board. My little brother told me that's where I plug it into. The HDMI on the motherboard slot not the graphics card.

you need to plug into the graphics card... as that is what is the video output. also, does the monitor have a displayport? if you have a high refresh monitor, try to use that. 

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

If you plug it to the graphics it will turn on , motherboard hdmi (igpu) is meant to work only (by default) when there's no graphic installed. The more you know!

Case: Corsair 760T  |  Psu: Evga  650w p2 | Cpu-Cooler : Noctua Nh-d15 | Cpu : 8600k  | Gpu: Gygabyte 1070 g1 | Ram: 2x8gb Gskill Trident-Z 3000mhz |  Mobo : Aorus GA-Z370 Gaming K3 | Storage : Ocz 120gb sata ssd , sandisk 480gb ssd , wd 1gb hdd | Keyboard : Corsair k95 rgb plat. | Mouse : Razer deathadder elite | Monitor: Dell s2417DG (1440p 165hz gsync) & a crappy hp 24' ips 1080p | Audio: Schiit stack + Akg k712pro + Blue yeti.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

and for that money i hope you would buy a 1440p 144/165hz gsync monitor, if not you are wasting money buying a 2080 

Case: Corsair 760T  |  Psu: Evga  650w p2 | Cpu-Cooler : Noctua Nh-d15 | Cpu : 8600k  | Gpu: Gygabyte 1070 g1 | Ram: 2x8gb Gskill Trident-Z 3000mhz |  Mobo : Aorus GA-Z370 Gaming K3 | Storage : Ocz 120gb sata ssd , sandisk 480gb ssd , wd 1gb hdd | Keyboard : Corsair k95 rgb plat. | Mouse : Razer deathadder elite | Monitor: Dell s2417DG (1440p 165hz gsync) & a crappy hp 24' ips 1080p | Audio: Schiit stack + Akg k712pro + Blue yeti.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, Peskanova said:

and for that money i hope you would buy a 1440p 144/165hz gsync monitor, if not you are wasting money buying a 2080 

i mean, if op had a 1080p monitor to start, i guess its a fair upgrade from whatever they may have had. but you are right, and in that case, they will NEED the displayport. 

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, Peskanova said:

and for that money i hope you would buy a 1440p 144/165hz gsync monitor, if not you are wasting money buying a 2080 

Don't worry bros I will be buying one next paycheck! You guys are awesome I appreciate the help!!!!! It works and I just tugged on my nut sack in  a fit of rage for trusting my brother. My dad had told him no to plug it into the GPU because it would fry it. Never trusting him again. How do I get the default to work then?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, Existential_NM said:

Don't worry bros I will be buying one next paycheck! You guys are awesome I appreciate the help!!!!! It works and I just tugged on my nut sack in  a fit of rage for trusting my brother. My dad had told him no to plug it into the GPU because it would fry it. Never trusting him again. How do I get the default to work then?

motherboard gpu are meant only for computers without gpu , Its safe to use your graphic card to work or to do anything , that graphic card wont heat till you game (you will see fans at 0rpm till you open a game)

Case: Corsair 760T  |  Psu: Evga  650w p2 | Cpu-Cooler : Noctua Nh-d15 | Cpu : 8600k  | Gpu: Gygabyte 1070 g1 | Ram: 2x8gb Gskill Trident-Z 3000mhz |  Mobo : Aorus GA-Z370 Gaming K3 | Storage : Ocz 120gb sata ssd , sandisk 480gb ssd , wd 1gb hdd | Keyboard : Corsair k95 rgb plat. | Mouse : Razer deathadder elite | Monitor: Dell s2417DG (1440p 165hz gsync) & a crappy hp 24' ips 1080p | Audio: Schiit stack + Akg k712pro + Blue yeti.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

10 minutes ago, Peskanova said:

motherboard gpu are meant only for computers without gpu , Its safe to use your graphic card to work or to do anything , that graphic card wont heat till you game (you will see fans at 0rpm till you open a game)

Thanks again man. Much appreciated. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

can you please give an honest 'best answer' for whoever else may ever encounter this problem @Existential_NM

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

53 minutes ago, TH3R34P3R said:

can you please give an honest 'best answer' for whoever else may ever encounter this problem @Existential_NM

What do you mean? Both you and the other guy gave awesome answers. I'm sorry if I did something wrong. I'm new to this site and PC culture. If you tell me what I can do to help I'll be sure to do it. I promise. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

2 minutes ago, Existential_NM said:

What do you mean? Both you and the other guy gave awesome answers. I'm sorry if I did something wrong. I'm new to this site and PC culture. If you tell me what I can do to help I'll be sure to do it. I promise. 

what i meant was you 'best answered' the person with the retarded comment of 'hehe' to a quote from you. i meant pick one of the answers that solve the problem LOL

 

there ya go, peskanova answered your question, so that gets best answer (imo thats how it should be)

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Just now, TH3R34P3R said:

what i meant was you 'best answered' the person with the retarded comment of 'hehe' to a quote from you. i meant pick one of the answers that solve the problem LOL

I saw what you meant. Sorry about that. The check marks are the best answers. I'm really sorry. I didn't mean to do that. It should be fixed now. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Just now, Existential_NM said:

I saw what you meant. Sorry about that. The check marks are the best answers. I'm really sorry. I didn't mean to do that. It should be fixed now. 

lol you good m8. if you wanna give a check to it put the cursor on the heart icon (if on desktop, not sure about mobile) and select the check. 

Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share


×