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Yes it's normal. Unless there's an issue with the motherboard or some other component on it, most users don't care about all of the plain old boring text. So motherboard manufacturers started hiding it all with the splash screen that you pointed out. This also helps to market the board to people who want everything to be as flashy/gaudy as possible. ...


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The PCI-E related VRMs (circuits regulating exact voltage) or other circuits related to PCI-E on the MB may be damaged. It rarely happens, but it can. That can cause video cards to be overpowered and therefore take damage. Assuming there's no overcloking that can affect PCI-E in the BIOS, and since you changed the PSU, your best bet is to get a junk video ...


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If the BIOS can't see the drive at all, you probably have a bad drive or a bad connection. Try disconnecting your current boot drive (SSD), both power and data cables, without disconnecting the cables on the motherboard/power supply side (obviously, do this with the computer shut down and the power disconnected). Then, try connecting the new drive using the ...



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