Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop ?

Dell GX280 no display

\015 Hi my Dell GX280 displays nothing on screen (screen light stays amber).\015\012PC power button solid yellow, no diagnostic lights, & fan runs uncontrolled.\015\012I have disconncted all disks & removed plug in boards, metered power supply (ok) tried memory 1 board at a time then got hold of a new motherboard but fault still the same. Do you think a second faulty MB or\015\012am I missing something? Your opinion would be appreciated.\015\012Regard Brian\015

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Plug in a video card in a pci slot and see if your video comes on and do the same with your agp slot
I solved this on a Dell GX280 by removing the CPU and then reseating it in the socket. Also cleaned cpu and heatsink and applied new thermal compound.
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