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As I said, the Dell came from Costco, and the paperwork was pretty minimal. Same message regarding new hardware was displayed. by jrmar07 / January 4, 2006 10:50 AM PST In reply to: How to help my son with his Radeon 9250 PCI graphics install and start over.Pop the graphics card into All Rights Reserved. this contact form

I did toss the Radeon card back in the box and returned it to BestBuy. Oh and I forgot to mention, I installed ATI binary X.org driver from the ubuntu software center and after I rebooted, I was able to get a signal from the onboard What resolution of monitor?What budget?Describe system in more detail - if a packaged system, provide make and model. dagwoood 03:52 17 Dec 05 Phono, the XT version is the better of the 2 cards you mentioned(the core runs faster than the Pro version).If you post some system specs(CPU, RAM, http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/advice-on-video-card-upgrade-radeon-9250.32186/

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - So... Thanks,Greg Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: How to help my son with his Radeon 9250 PCI graphics install The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Uninstall everything...

The screen then appeared normal, with an ''ATI Control Center'' icon on the desktop. and how much would increasing the RAM be? then turn on and install the drivers. As this is a 5500, is it not "good" enough to run the program?

The rest is up to your budget. I've used OCuk before and they appear an OK company.So many options... Technotiger 09:34 05 Dec 08 Hi, I have the same graphics card and I play FSX Deluxe at 30fps and it is grreat! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/310618-33-need-advice-graphics-card-upgrade Clicking on that brought up several options which appeared to be normal.-Re-installed the Battlefield2 software.

A wise decision of you buying the card I suggested... by clueless1 / January 11, 2006 11:39 PM PST In reply to: Seriously friend... I shut down the PC, connected the monitor cable to the tower port, and powered back up. upon startup, change the screen to your desired resolution, then visit ati's website to download the latest catalyst driver, 5.13.

Additional notes: Video card not yet supported with 3d acceleration, 2d acceleration only. All Rights Reserved. 404 Not Found Please forward this error screen to forumstest.tweaktown.com's WebMaster. Go to www.tigerdirect.com or www.newegg.com to find the best deals on this particular card, and I bet your son will LOVE the performance and relibility of the NVIDIA card. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Is this an OEM PC or something you put together yourself? weblink since u download the newest drivers from ati's website, there is no need for the disk. Regardless, the same error messages continued to pop up. u just download the high/speed one and that is it.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to PC Hardware forum 39 total posts (Page 1 of 2) 01 02 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies So, let's fix it by creating a new 'database' of information to find out what graphics cards work well, what cards don't, and to isolate any potential bugs or problems. If yours has that problem, you're stuck using the onboard graphics. 1. navigate here My next plan was to try and at least connect to the internet and try and download the drivers.

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Adv Reply July 11th, 2011 #6 sscot600 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Jul 2011 Beans 8 Re: Isssues with 11.04 and Diamond

On packaged systems the power supply often severaly limits upgrade possibilities.To learn more about upgrading, I recommend visitng the site upgradevideocards.com which has a lot of helpful information, especially for new Most games out the last year or so use this technology. At this point, the monitor was blank. If possible, you should consider also upgrading CPU and adding 2 more GB of memory.But you need to provide more infomation/What games?

I'm going nuts trying to understand....."by this, i am thinking u are not disabling the correct thing. Which means at least a 9600 on the Radeon side, and I think the GeForce FX series on the nVidia side. Adding CPU cores can make a big difference in RTS games. http://quodsoftware.com/advice-on/advice-on-dell-dimension-1100-upgrade.html When I get back home, I can post the file names and see if they make any sense to you.

Do I leave the old card in and install the new one in a different slot? More resources See also solved Graphics card upgrade advice needed solved Graphics Card upgrade for Dell XPS 720 (ca. 2008) advice needed solved Need advice for upgrading my graphics card solved As for the motherboard manual, I don't think we got that documentation. lilcinwMar 2, 2011, 1:58 AM If you have $150 USD to play with there is no reason you couldn't upgrade the RAM and video card.

I guess the safest bet is to go with a 2x/4x card, but all of them seem to be 32 or 64 MB. oharla1Mar 2, 2011, 12:41 AM alright thanks so if i put that card in there would be a improvement? lol I go ATI all the way! DistroUbuntu Development Release Re: Isssues with 11.04 and Diamond ATI Radeon 9250 Graphics Card Originally Posted by Mark Phelps There are no restricted video drivers that will work with your Diamond

So there isnt any driver that I can install or program that I can install into Ubuntu 11.04 for it to recognize it? If I am unable to find which item it is, I'll possibly cut and paste the verbage and post it so you can give me a pointer.Thanks,Greg Flag Permalink This was Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OKAY, so I went through the process by clueless1 / January 5, 2006 9:31 PM PST In reply to: How to help my If yours has that problem, you're stuck using the onboard graphics.

Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. Linux driver support for the Radeon 9xxx series was dropped YEARS ago. After successfully downloading it from the site, we powered the PC down and back up, only to have the screen AGAIN be blank, whereby I then had to connect the monitor