Having problems with your Gateway 700 X PC Desktop ?

Clicking sound, no video on power up

\015 I bought some used pc parts recently, and among the parts was a Gateway\015\012700X pc; it has a 2.0 P4 and 4x256mb rdram; I powered it up and got an\015\012error message at POST saying to reset the time, which I did; after\015\012doing this and powering down, I have not been able to get any video;\015\012also when powering on, the power button light flashes between green and\015\012orange, and there's a clicking sound, which goes away after about a\015\012minute or so; then it sounds like the hard drive engages, but still no\015\012video\015\012\015

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  1. Replace video card
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  3. check caps on motherboard make sure there not bulging example www.badcaps.net
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\015\012Try all these things before anythign else and Good luck to you, thanks for using fixya.com
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