Users with shorter graphics cards that don’t stretch far beyond the edge of the x16 slot should be able to swap in a taller passive cooler on their own. I tried to boot up computer but no display. It won’t solve the problem but it will make you feel better. Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on While the Corsair test modules were tight they did not physically touch. Just taking a look at the listed options would be enough to make any enthusiast drool.

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Is GA K8N Pro SLI PCI-E compliant ? reason ATI HD will not boot

July 02, Open question I have is Any ideas on how i can get my display working? It is firmly seated, and definitely works. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing While the Corsair test modules were tight pck-to-pci did not physically touch.

The writers could look at improving the amount of information in the BIOS section to include more descriptions of what each of the BIOS settings may affect, both pro and con. My Happy Place Registered: Pagefile set to MB fixed on a separate partition.


Abit kn8 possible problem. No display and other misc problems. – Ars Technica OpenForum

In order to prove that the issue is not related to sound at all, I tested the same two setups with a PCI network card. Put the ati in, no display. However, I know that the original slot is not bad because the card works in Windows. I tried it every way I could think of from boot and from windows. This results in a very tight space for heatspreader equipped memory. Still, Asus has managed to locate power connectors along the edges of the board where they won’t interfere with air flow around the CPU sockets.

Abit kn8 possible problem. No display and other misc problems.

As space is limited bumping into the graphics card in pci-to-ci 1this can be tricky. The slots should not be the cause of the problem.

Customize The Tech Report Sat May 13, 1: I recieved no display at all when i plugged in the and havent seen anything on my display since. It does come across as a little odd, though, at least at first glance.

There’s a PCI-E slot between the two video card slots. No Interruptions Day Shortbread.

First there is the space concern between the DIMM slots. Therefore, there seems to be a problem with Ubuntu being able to find the card on that slot.


Heatsinks grow and shrink pci-to-pi size like the changing of the seasons. What i need to do is find out the part that is defective!

No more messing around with jumpers. Gigabyte continues with the color-coded front panel connectors and also places the USB headers in this location. For peripherals that are widely available, the board also has a pair of standard PCI slots.

Install did not detect Sound Blaster Audigy sound card. This is a bit of a contradiction in terms though. Please reopen if this is still an issue in the current Ubuntu release http: If i cannot figure out what the problem is I will RMA my motherboard to abit.

Is GA K8N Pro SLI PCI-E 2.0 compliant ? reason ATI HD5850 will not boot

Thanks for the education… Tumbleing Tumbleweed. We can probably blame the pdi-to-pci unusual L-shaped layout for that. By switching a row of jumpers next to the DIMM slots, memory voltage can be tweaked much higher up to 4.