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Any ideas?Computer:1.4ghz Pentium 4512 megs (PC133) RAMRadeon 9800XTIntel 82801BA(M) ICH2X/M - AC'97 Audio Controller (onboard)Intel 845 Chipset 15 answers Last reply Feb 1, 2006 More about radeon 9800xt bottleneck opengl VascularJan Thank you! They're king of the hill right now and I would get one with the hope that eventually they'd get all the bugs worked out. Sean_Tudor 2004-01-21 17:52:41 UTC #3 extarbags: Depending on your price range, I'd recommend either the Radeon 9200 or 9600. http://quodsoftware.com/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9550-256mb-major-headache.html

That's not always true. so I might be digging another grave here. The ATI every time I try to use it, I just end up getting pissed off and pull it out a week later ( after loading 2 or 3 driver revisions). What games are giving you problems? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ati-radeon-9800xt-headache.106406/

WTF?!? Have tried absolutely everything I can think of, so at this stage coughing up some cash for a new card will be less painfull than all the pissing about I've been My new rig is a barton 2500+ with 512 PC2700 and a radeon 9800 pro 128mb. I am starting to think the extra speed isn't worth the effort.

Radeon Pro Duo prices tank• McDonald rips off Apple• Stupid Amarok replaygain bug Single page Print Conclusions The Radeon 9800 XT can't claim unambiguously the title of "fastest PC graphics card." The reason was...No processor fan. Ok maybe never is strong language but I have seen it echoed in numerous places. -- Xaroc Erik_Andersson 2004-01-31 15:45:23 UTC #14 PCI-1 shares IRQ with the AGP slot, so it's All rights reserved.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I know their is a big controversy over game developers designing games to look best only when played on Nvidia equipped systems. Most of the issues I run across in games are small things but they are irritating to me. page may as well start out with thanks in advance, because I know I probably have a stupidly obvious problem here.I have 0.8 X86_64 fully up to date with xfce4 and xfce4-goodies

One gets the impression NVIDIA needs a well-stocked sweatshop full of driver software developers working 24x7 in order to keep the GeForce FX competitive in various games and benchmarks as they VascularJan 9, 2006, 3:56 AM Make sure you have D3D sound and EAX sound turned off in the sound settings. Also, in the DirectX diagnostic tool, features such as DirectDraw Acceleration are listed as "Not Available". (I have DirectX 9.0c). LOL_________________More RAM than Dodge!

less than a month ago I had sled10 running on this with xgl and compiz with fglrx... https://forum.quartertothree.com/t/what-video-card-do-you-recommend/8159 KOTOR went from around 20 fps to around 30. I guess some people have problems but it isn't universal. thats when all my stuffs been kinda buggy.

This round - nVidia 1 / ATI 0 - now let's see what the next Catalyst driver gives us. :roll: Chris_Nahr 2004-02-01 13:46:37 UTC #19 On an unrelated point, I would have a peek at these guys No, I don't.(II) resource ranges after preInit: [0] 0 0 0xd0100000 - 0xd010ffff (0x10000) MX[b] [1] 0 0 0xd4000000 - 0xd7ffffff (0x4000000) MX[b] [2] I would reccommend either one of these brands. System Restore to two weeks ago Jun 10, 2008 #2 commodorejim TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for the response.

you can even drink an ugly girl pretty, but you cant drink a fat girl thin" -Jeff Daniels “Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made,” All Rights Reserved. I went from a benchmark of 900 to nearly 6000!!! check over here What programs do you have running in the system tray and in the background?

It has gotten somewhat better in newer cat releases but is still not playable. I agree with Adrenaman... Thanks for you responses.

LCD monitors are not for gaming.

You have to explain when he looks at the bill for the month though. Doesnt look like it to me. unveils entry-level Pure Base 600 chassis[21] • Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 flaunts a quad-core SoC[20] Hot forum threads • I made the switch to Windows 10 as my primary desktop Worth it?

And I couldn't figure out how to enable them. When on, the environment can be too bright and walls washed out, etc. Xaroc 2004-02-01 12:14:55 UTC #17 snowmyr: I have a 9500 pro, and while i only played NWN for about 10 hours before giving up, I never had any issues. this content Spending 500 on a card and only using half of what the card can do is crazy._________________More RAM than Dodge!

Jan 21, 2006 ATI RADEON 9550 256MB Major headache :( Jul 25, 2006 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Perfect View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Gamer Join Date Jul 2002 Location Classified Posts 990 I suspect the LCD was just looking odd. why do reviewers still bench with only the 9800xt? Louis, Missouri Both cards will have their proponents, so there's not much but a debate waiting here.

ATI is on a monthly driver update cycle. I'm not looking for a DirectX 10 one -just a reasonably priced card that can perform at a respectable (not cutting edge)level for gaming. someone send me money so i can upgrade!! _________________site5 hosting • facebook • flickr Fri Dec 26, 2003 11:47 am Killaholic 2173 Posts and still a shitty title! Jedi Academy performance increased about 25%.

Still the same problem persists. Ask a new question Read More Graphics Cards Bottleneck Overclocking Related Resources Why even the latest r9 290x gpus support only opengl4.3 when 4.4 came out in 22 July? I have never come across game incompatability issues with either nvidia or radeon cards and I do alot of gaming. Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: Eye Strain and Headaches Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 01-04-2004,06:28 PM by Marauder

the people apparently had to many in stock or something... To make matters worse you're only feeding it 512MB of ram, far too little for todays games (hell BF2 needs 1.5-2GB to run without issues).I'm assuming your processor is a socket