The PowerMac G5 is a desktop computer first produced in 2003 by the Apple Corporation. This guide will review the repair process of an Apple PowerMac G5 model number A1047 EMC 2061 from 2004. It was discontinued in 2006 as part of the Intel switch first to developers then consumers.

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No monitor output even after replacing graphics card

When i try to start this computer I do have a chime but the monitor remains dark. Motherboard? I replaced the video card with an identical one to the one I took out. It is a Nvidia geforce 5200 with 64 mb of ram. I have tried more than one monitor one of which I am certain is working. This is a Dual 1.8 ghz model. Suggestions?

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If you know for sure that the second card works, there is a possibility that the AGP slot has totally or partially failed. A lessor video card may work or you may need to try a PCI video card instead of the AGP card. If you have a PCI-E slot this is the type you may need: http://old-macs.com/pages/Video_Cards/AP...

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+ The video cable could be bad (internal break) also if you used the same cable on both monitors.

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