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Reboot GC question

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by The_Bullet, 28 Mar 2006.

  1. The_Bullet

    Gangster

    Joined: 7 Mar 2003

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    Hi all. I'm posting this question here because it is GC related. I have had many graphics cards through the years (both Ati and Nvidia) and noticed that on reboot they behave in 2 different ways - as the pc is restarting just before the post, some gc's drop the signal to the monitor for a second(approx) so that the monitor switches off then on, whilst others maintain the signal so that the monitor stays powered on throughout. I have just changed my x800xt for an x850xt (not an upgrade - just a replacement). The x800xt (sapphire) rebooted without the monitor switching off, but with the x850xt (Powercolor) the monitor switches off as described above. Is this the way some cards are or is there something that can be changed in the bios etc ? ..Thanks.
     
  2. The_Bullet

    Gangster

    Joined: 7 Mar 2003

    Posts: 177

    Location: Close to the Edge

    Bump, in the hope someone in the know can give me an answer :) .thanks...