NBOX FX5900SP 256MB....i think i killed it :evil:

Hi folks
i think i've killed my 5900SP ......... i removed both heatsinks and fans to replace the thermal grease, it looks as though i must have knocked a couple of capacitors from the card, and now it wont boot.
it gets to the bios screen which shows the different cd roms and the bios number etc..... there are white vertical stripes down the screen and then it resets and reboots and shows the same screen again before rebootin again.
i just really was wondering if there is anything that can be done for it or if all thats left is to throw it in the trash?????
Athlon64 3000+ Newcastle, thermaltake purepower 480w psu, 1GB mushkin level1 (2-3-2-5), MSI K8T Neo-FISR2 , MSi FX5900SP 256MB GFX

thank richard, thats the only choice i got lol.......RMA it(if they'll take it) or chuck it hehehehe

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