Hi, yes the Q9400 chip...sorry bout the typo..
Have you tried removing the graphics card and using the onboard graphics?
Removed GPU still the same result... How can I flash the bios without display?
I do not know that you can.
You may want to review these documents:
Also, this is an old board. Do you know for certain that it is good? And, do you know for certain that the processor is good?
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I hope the information posted previously was useful for you, the BIOS recovery will be the best option in this case.
Any further questions, please let me know.