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Windows 7 Driver, Graphics Card, Motherboard or Memory Errors Occurring

Q: Windows 7 Driver, Graphics Card, Motherboard or Memory Errors Occurring

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? - Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? - x64
? What was original installed OS on system? - Windows 7
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? - Full retail
? Age of system (hardware) - Around 4/5 years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? - I re-installed around 3 months ago as I thought it might help the problems.
? CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
? Video Card - Nvidia GeForce 7950 GX2 (memory: 512MBytes)
? MotherBoard - DFI Corp Ltd, Lan Party NF4 Series (chipset: NVIDIA nForce4)
? Power Supply - brand & wattage - Think it is the Galaxy 1000 W

For your info, I was running my virus checker when running perfmon which maybe why its saying the RAM was busy?

I've been getting blue screens in Windows 7 for a month or two. They say different things but I've noticed they often say "Memory_Management". This usually happens once or twice when starting up but the computer runs steady after that. My windows have started blurring the past week or so. Any ideas what it might be?

Here is some of my spec from CPU-Z:
CPU: AMD Athlon? 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4800+
Northbridge NVIDIA nForce4 rev. A3
Southbridge NVIDIA nForce4 MCP rev. A3
Graphic Interface PCI-Express
Memory Type DDR
Memory Size 2048 MBytes
Physics Card: AGEIA PhysX 100 Series PCI Card
Windows 7

The Physics card fan has been making a noise for months when I start up. When I put something between the blades to stop it the noise stops and I assume the fan starts again but without the noise. Maybe the fan isn't running and this is causing the blurring windows? Although I put some paper between the Physics card blades and it caught the paper so assume its running.

Windows sometimes says it couldn't boot and gives me the option to launch windows repair or start normally. Usually when I go into repair it says it can't repair it and when I start normally it usually starts fine (although it sometimes then reboots due to blue screen as described earlier).

I was thinking of replacing the RAM chips but is it a problem with the graphics card(s)?

Ran memtest for 18 hours. No errors.

I got a BSoD earlier which said "an attempt was made to write to read only memory".

The BSoDs have been more frequent in the last couple of weeks. They are now happening more often when I'm using the computer as opposed to just after startup (particularly bad when I haven't used the computer for several hours such as overnight).

Preferred Solution: Windows 7 Driver, Graphics Card, Motherboard or Memory Errors Occurring

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Windows 7 Driver, Graphics Card, Motherboard or Memory Errors Occurring

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OS:Windows 7 Home
Mother Board: GA-880GMA-UD2H
PCI-Express x1
PCI-Express x16 slot (PCIEX16)
PCI-Express x16 slot (PCIEX4)
PCI Slot

Power Supply: 500w

CPU: AMD Atholon(tm) II X4 640 Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.0Ghz
RAM: 4068MB
Located: Canada, Ontario, Toronto

Installing this: http://www.ncix.com/detail/club-3d-r...94996-1215.htm
Used the given installer disc and tried downloading the latest driver installer as well.

I'm using the windows 7 Home Built-in admin account tried right clicking and running the installer as admin....
Tried using a registry cleaner and disabling anti-virus.
Tried restarting a few times...
Tried if I can do a manual install of the driver through device manager on the built-in account... (In Device Manager the card shows as VGA compatible rather then a video adapter I believe...)

Installs are oddly long (30 mins +) when compared to games I have gigiabites in size... and sometimes the installer freezes.
Any suggestions on what to try next?

Installer/Error Log:
Catalyst? Install Manager
Installation Report
06/28/14 23:27:14

Hardware information
Name AMD Radeon Graphics Processor Manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Device ID 0x6819 Vendor ID 0x1002 Class Code 0x030000 Revision ID 0x00 Subsystem ID 0x3000 Subsystem vendor ID 0x1787
Existing packages AMD Gaming Evolved App Packages for install
AMD Catalyst Install Manager Final Status: Success Version of Item: 8.0.915.0 Size:... Read more

A:Installing New Graphics Card Driver / Admin Errors

TSOS mate is this the driver you installed?? Desktop

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I have a farily low end computer that has

Motherboard: Winfast (not sure of model number)
CPU: 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 x2

I have fitted a 7200 card into the motherboard and uninstalled the motherboard graphics driver. Then when I got to install the card driver which I got off the internet it re-installs the motherboard graphics drive and says that it has Nvidia 6200 or Nvidia 6100B or something like that as a graphics card.

It is starting to anoy me now because I can't play even old games on it at the moment.

Any ideas would be great

A:Nvidia Motherboard and Graphics Card Driver Problem

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Okay, I received a semi-old (2008) alienware computer free of charge recently, and decided that due to it's incessant restart loop errors (curtesy of windows service pack 3) I would just do a clean install of windows 7. The person who gave me the computer also mentioned that there were minor problems with the graphics card. After going through the process of formatting the hard drive and letting the install disc do it's thing, it restarted like it was supposed to and then (wait for it...) I got a BSOD. There is no built-in video on this motherboard, so I can't just remove the video card in this case. The error is this:

Any ideas?

A:Windows 7 install errors w/funky graphics card

RAM error...or in this case, could be video RAM. Easy enough to replace the faulty video card.

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Hi, I have a EVGA e-GeForce 7600GT 256 MB PCIe Video Card which supports the SLI technology allowing me to link up 2 or more graphics cards for greater performance. Now this card has DDR3 memory. I wanted to know if I can link it up with a DDR2 memory graphics card which also supports SLI. If I can, how will this difference affect performance?

A:Linking a DDR2 memory graphics card with DDR3 SLI graphics card?

Now this card has DDR3 memoryClick to expand...

Which card?? "A card with DDR3 memory", or "A thingy with a red switch on it" tell us just as much.
But if it's not another 7600 GT you're trying to SLi, just forget it, especially if you're going to buy the other card.

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(I'm using windows XP Pro SP3 32 bit)

The graphics card is ATi Radeon HD2400 Pro and uses the memory/hypermemory on mother board to apparently go upto 1 gig, how do i get the system to show me the graphics card memory so i can check how much memory it has assigned to it, with the memory on the card and off the board/hypermemory combined? I dont even know how much is on the card let alone how much its taking from the m/b. I know i have 4gb on my m/b but it only shows as 2.87gb under system details (m/b).

A:How to get windows to show me the graphics card memory?

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On July 27, 2016 I installed Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on my T60 with ATI Radeon X1400 graphics.The driver installed during the upgrade was a Microsoft generic driver that made icons, tiles, and text grossly distorted. The solution is to download and install the Lenovo Vista version 8.383.1.1 (for 32-bit and 64-bit systems) of the ATI Mobility Radeon driver for the listed Lenovo computers: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds004138 Alternatively: to find the above link, do a Google search for T60 Vista ATI driver This package installs the software (display driver) to enable the following video chips on the system board.- ATI Mobility Radeon X1300- ATI Mobility Radeon X1400- ATI Mobility FireGL V5200- ATI Mobility FireGL V5250Supported ThinkPad systems with ATI video chipsets:- R60- T60, T60p (Machine types: 20xx, 26xx, 87xx)- Z61m, Z61pAlthough the Supported Operating Systems are:- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit- Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit ThinkPad R60, ThinkPad T60, T60p (Machine types: 20xx/26xx/87xx), and ThinkPad Z61m, Z61p,the driver works on Windows 10 and undoubtedly on Windows 7 Update the system BIOS to:    ThinkPad T60/T60p: Version 1.05a or higher    ThinkPad T60/T60p (widescreen): Version 1.00 or higher    ThinkPad Z61m/Z61p: Version 2.04 or higher    ThinkPad R60: Version 1.04 or higherThis driver package requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. Microsoft .NET Fram... Read more

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I ran extended memory tests using windows memory diagnostic. I tested a stick of 512mb DDR333 memory in slot 0. It read 262 errors , all on the "ERAND' test.

I then moved it to the slot 1 (the other slot). It read 330 errors, all on the "ERAND" test.

Why would the same stick read more errors in the other slot. The same exact extended test was run both times.

Leads me to believe motherboard might be bad??

A:memory errors - motherboard bad???

No it leads me to believe your ram is completely incompatible. Did you verify that model ram with that motherboard at either mobo mfgr site or ram maker site?

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I am having ALOT of trouble with my computer.
I upgraded from XP home edition(32 bit)to Windows 7 Ultimate(32 bit).
When it booted, everything was HUGE (taskbar,icons,webpages) and there was no
super cool aero either . It must be my graphics card, so i tried to look up which one
i have, but i keep getting "Standard VGA". I pretty sure i have an intel something,
but all the intel drivers i've downloaded have failed. PLEASE HEEEELLPPP

DELL Dimension 2400

Already tried:
Driver update, DriverMax, Driver Detector, GPU-Z, Windows update

A:WANTED: Windows 7 Graphics Card/Driver

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Please Help me :

Details of of my system is as below :-

? Destop PC
? Dell
? My processor is intel 2.8GB
? RAM is 2 GB
? Hard disk : 40 GB

The adapter type is: standard VGA Graphics Adapter

Chip Type is: Intel(r)845G/845GL/845GE/845GV Graphics chip

Dac Type: 8 Bit
Adapter String: VGA

Bios Information: Hardware Version 0.0

Total Available Graphics Memory: 832 KB

Note : (Now the system is on 16bit colours)

In installed the video driver but i dont know what is the problem.

Please guide me how I update / install my original driver, so that fix this problem? Please guide me easy and simple procedure. Thanks.

A:Problem with graphics card driver with windows 7

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .... Go to the Dell Website you can find your Original Drivers there ...

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I bought used parts and built a computer.
Intel Core i5-760
Asus P7P55D
OCZ Gold 8GB (4x2gb) DDR3 PC3-10666 CL9
Saphire Radeon HD 6850
Enermax Liberty 400Watt PSU ELT400AWT (Video Card just consumes about 120 Watts)
For now I use HDMI cable not DVI to connect to a monitor.

First thing I got after turning computer on were artifacts, I thought Video Card is broken, but that's not only problem I have. I couldn't even install Windows because I got memory errors.

So I removed RAMs one by one. What I noticed is -
With one RAM in slot 2 or 4 I could start computer and install Windows
With pair of RAMs in slot 2 & 4 I could start computer and memtest didn't find any errors
In any combination either one or in pair in slots 1 & 3 I couldn't start computer there wasn't even a beep.
With all four RAMs I couldn't install Windows, memtest found errors and on installed Windows sometimes I get Blue Screens with Memory_Management 0x0000001a error.
On Windows with installed ATI drivers I get even worse artifacts and Video Driver stops working constantly. Doesn't matter in what combination I have RAMs (except slots 1 and 3).

I'm thinking to replace broken hardware, but I'm not quite sure which part is broken (maybe even more than one). I don't have chance to test hardware on an another computer.
Broken might be -
Video Card
RAMs (but after tests I don't think so)

I think broken is motherboard, just too many bugs at once.

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A:Could Motherboard cause artifacts and memory errors?

The power supply might be a bit on the weak side, especially, if it is used. You can calculate the power supply requirement at this link:

eXtreme Power Supply Calculator

Some of the used hardware you have could be failed items that had been returned for exchange and/or refund. It's hard to say which at this point.

It seems that memory slot 2 and 4 works just fine, did you try swapping the memory cards into these slots? If all four memory cards work in slot 2&4, the memory cards are good.

Next step is place the memory cards only in slot 1 and 3 and see the results. If Windows gives the same BSOD, the motherboard is faulty. In which case, you can run your system with four gig memory, or replace the mothermoard for the eight gig memory.

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Working with a MSI r5770 and an NVIDIA Geforce 9600 GSO. The unrelated drivers are (NVIDIA Geforce 7100/NVIDIA nForce 630i)

I changed my video card and when I booted the machine to install the drivers, Windows automatically started doing just that. Problem is they are the wrong drivers. I tried downloading and installing the correct ones, but only two things happen:

1. If I uninstall the incorrect drivers through Device Manager and then try to run the .exe that would automatically install the drivers, the installation completes but nothing apparent happens. I "Scan for hardware changes" or just reboot as per instruction, and the wrong/unrelated drivers are just installed again.
2. If I try to update the driver through device manager by manually selecting a directory which contains the driver, it will tell me that the faulty unrelated driver is the best and most up-to-date driver.

For the record, the sequence of events:

1. Replace MSI R5770 with old NVIDIA GeForce 9600GSO after noticeable performance drop in former.

2. Windows 7 automatically updates with wrong drivers(NVIDIA Geforce 7100/NVIDIA nForce 630i) for the card. Can not get any signal from card.

3. Switch back MSI R5770, it automatically installs the exact same driver(NVIDIA Geforce 7100/NVIDIA nForce 630i)

4. Google a lot.

5. Make this thread.

Please spare some help.

A:Windows 7 installing wrong driver for graphics card.

The NVIDIA Geforce 7100/NVIDIA nForce 630i drivers are video drivers and chip-set drivers. The GeForce 7100 part is for your onboard video card, the nForce 630i is for your motherboards chip-set. Let them install and don't worry about it. I install the NVIDIA nForce 630a / GeForce 7025 drivers for my motherboard. Then I install the GeForce 306.97 Desktop Win8 Win7 64bit drivers for my GT220. One doesn't interfere with the other, the video drivers get updated and the chip-set drivers are left alone. All I have to do is set the video to PCIe in BIOS.

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Hello guys!
I was running windows Vista with NVIDIA Geforce 8400M graphics card, but the screen just suddenly went green and it stopped working. after a restart it is as if there is no driver for graphics card installed. I have checked device manager and it shows a yellow mark next to NVIDIA section. I have tried reinstalling and updating the driver, but it has been of no use . the event log says that NVIDIA reports that there is a problem with graphic card, and therefore Windows has stopped it from working. When I check for a solution online it says that it can't load the driver.

The strange part is here that for two times during this problem the driver could work correctly, but in both the screen went black and after restart I faced the same horrible screen

I can't figure out how it can work once, and fail another time, but I appreciate any assitance.
I have not tried windows recovery yet.


A:Driver for graphics card can not be loaded by Windows Vista

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I am looking for working drivers for "All-In-Wonder? 9600 256MB Graphics Card" This is also known as a," All-In-Wonder? 2006 Edition"
It is the AGP type of card.

I am running Windows Ultimate 7 64bit.
I googled it but there seems to be nothing out there that will work 100% for a 64bit version of Windows 7.

I really just want the graphics portion of it to function fully. The tuner would be a bonus. I just emailed Ati/AMD and they responded with this email:

The All in Wonder 2006 is a legacy chipset. There are currently no announced plans for drivers for any of the legacy products to be developed in any operating system including Windows 7.

The legacy All in Wonder cards are supported up to XP SP2. They have no support in any operating system higher than this from AMD Customer Care. In Vista drivers where released for the card and input features. This is not the case for Windows 7, there will be no drivers for the video card or input features of the card in Windows 7.

Currently the Theatre 750 TV tuners are the only tuners with drivers from AMD for Windows 7, Theatre 650/600 tuners should have drivers released in the first quarter of 2010.

PCI Express based Radeon HD2400 series and higher Radeon based cards have drivers and support in Windows 7 from AMD.

In order to update this service request, please respond, leaving the service request reference intact.

Best regards,

AMD Global Customer Care

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A:All-In-Wonder 9600 256MB Graphics Card Windows 7 Driver

I found drivers,. but like you said its a legacy driver.

Here's the link:
ATI All-in-Wonder 9600 Display Driver v.9.6 download for Windows XP 64-bit

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I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a Dell Latitude E6400, I've put my card adapter in to the built in card reader but nothing happens. The SD Host Adapter is fine but i get the yellow exclamation mark next to SD Memory Card under the disk drives option. I've tried the driver from the Dell website and still nothing. It's almost like windows is overruling it with the driver that won't work.

Can someone please help me with this, it's driving me mad lol

Thanks in advance

A:Can't get SD Memory Card driver to work on windows 7

I don't know how old your Latitude is but my Latitude D810 won't read the 4GB and larger SDHC cards but works fine with the 2GB and smaller SD cards, have the same problem with an older digital camera and an older camcorder. For the D810 I use a $10 [Wal*Mart] SDHC card reader, takes up very little room in the bag.

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I have upgrade to windows 10, and I need to update my Graphics Card.
I have Dell Vostro 3450.
Thank you,

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I just installed Windows 8 Enterprise Trial version on HP nx9420 laptop (2GHz dual core prosessor, 4gb memory, ATI Motility Radeon X1600 graphics card with 256mb own memory, 1680x1050 native display resolution) on second partition, side by side with existing
Windows 7. 
Installation succeeded perfect, except Windows 8 couldn't install, nor did find from Windows Update display driver for ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics card. Only Microsoft generic display driver was installed and it offered maximum 1450x800 resolution,
so not laptops native 1680x1050 screen resolution. 
Windows 7 can install working ATI driver right from Windows Update for that graphics card (version 8.561.0.0 dated 1.12.2008). 
Laptop manufacturer HP has latest, old driver for Vista (version 8.453.0.0 dated 22.1.2008), so I installed that, selecting compatibility mode Vista with setup-program in Windows 8. That installed, but seems to have some problems, telling of missing library,
maybe with some ATI extra diplay manager software and C++ 2005 library, that it installed. 
MY QUESTION: Is there some problems with Windows 8 and that ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics card? Why isn't the Windows 7 -version of ATI mobility radeon X1600 display driver available in Windows Update for Windows 8 too? 

A:ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics card Windows 8 driver missing

So the problem with Windows 8 64-bit installation now is, that it can't install drivers for ATI Mobility Radeon x1600, neither from Win 8 64-bit installation media, nor from Windows Update -service - it just installs generic windows display driver. 
If one installs older Vista-version drivers for that graphics card, there may be problems that on boot laptop flickers several minutes display and then either gives Windows 8 login screen or just keeps flickering, varying time to time.

I know that there is latest legacy driver package at ATI, but that doesn't support Mobility Radeon Xnnn-models, it only supports plain Xnnn-models. If one tries to install with that, it says that graphic card (so mobility radeon -models) isn't supported.
 So these won't work. 


With Internet Explorer (this doesn't work with other browsers!) I checked Microsoft's update catalog service (where it-support of companies can download windows update -packages for centralized testing before deployment to workstations of them), so - do
this with administrator-user in Windows: 


That asks to install Microsoft add-on in IE to use that service at first, so do it. 
Then in search field, in upright, search "mobility radeon x1600&... Read more

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Hi, I've got this motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP.
I just went looking around the BIOS, and found out how to use my other monitor (connected via VGA port on motherboard) but not how to use both my graphics card and motherboard internal graphics (Graphics card for main display and motherboard display for alternate display) at the same time. I read that some motherboards can do this, and I would think that mine could, due to it being quite a good motherboard, but am I missing something? I can't seem to find it!

And help/answers will be awesome.

PS. the 2nd monitor is ONLY VGA and my graphics card only has ports for HDMI and DVI, I do have an adapter... for HDMI to DVI... Damn...

PSS. If im unclear, ask in the reply section.

Thanks Again!

A:How to use both graphics card and motherboard graphics at once?

Depending on what Graphics Card you have ... You should be able to run two Monitors of the one Card ...

As for using the Internal and another Graphics Card at the same time ...

That is not possible ... Though it is true that your Motherboard supports Switchable Graphics ...

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I am running win 98, and everyt time i sart up i receive 2 driver memory errors on the task bar.
I also, at the same time, have an internet explorer box open (with nothing in it).

I understand that you may open your startup menu and delete things, but am unsure where i can find this and obviously do not want to delete any start up programs that are necessary.

A:Driver Memory Errors!

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Well i was wondering what motherboard i had, and how i can find what it is, because i want to buy a new gfx card but i don't know which ones will work for my computer. I downloaded EVEREST but i don't understand most of what it says...

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

A:Motherboard + Graphics Card

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I want to get the gtx 980 graphics card, can my JasmineR (MS-7778) motherboard have it?

A:Can my motherboard fit this graphics card

@EvilKitty?, welcome to the forum. When requesting help you should always include the make/model (i.e. p6-xxxx) of the computer and/or monitor. This information is necessary for us to review the specifications of them.

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System Model: XPS 630i
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
2X Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
Chip type: NVIDIA nForce 650i

I have attached my DxDiag.txt file with more system information.

I've been having a number of problems with my PC.

It started with with some graphics card problems. The screen would glitch up. It would vary, lines of pixels shifted left and right, areas ghosting, colors messed up, etc. Whilst I was troubleshooting this it progressively became worse to the point where the screen became unreadable or frozen. It would error during boot up and freeze by the time if got to the log-on screen. Both graphics cards would produce the error independently, although it would visually vary between the two graphics cards.

The motherboard also had a continuous orange LED lit up.also.

It just so happened my brother had the same PC set-up so has some spare parts, so I swapped out the cards and his graphics cards seem to work fine, no glitches, no freezing, etc. So problem solved?

Well possibly, though now my sound don't work. My motherboard has onboard sound so there is no sound card. The sound bar moves up and down, but nothing comes out the speakers. I have test the speakers in both in the back and front audio jacks. When plugged in the front it, under Playback Devices, it seems to not detect the speakers, just the "D... Read more

A:Graphics card, Motherboard, PSU?

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I have a Neon (MS-6577 v3.1) motherboard i want to know if i can attach a new graphics card to it. Something like a Radeon 9800 and also i would like to know if my motherboard's is any good or should i buy another.

Link to description of my Mother board


Windows XP
Intel Celeron(R) 2.7 GHz
Ram 512
Graphics card: Radeon 9200 (PCI)
Motherboard: Neon (MS-6577 v3.1)

A:Motherboard/Graphics card

I will not get into the merits of each motherboard, but the one in your reference has an AGP slot that would take the graphics card - but you mention a PCI card in your sig?

An AGP card would be MUCH faster than a PCI card.

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My motherboard is a gigabyte 71xe4 and has never caused me any problems with my old gfx card (voodoo3 pci). However i just bought a geforce2 64mb mx400 AGP card and now my pc won't start. I have ensured the card is in the slot correctly and have removed the voodoo. When i switch on i just get the 2-1 beeps (2 quick beeps followed shortly after by another). I assume the pc is believing there to not be a gfx card so how do i solve this?

I am on the original BIOS (there is a prob with win 98 dos mode where the fan stops, there is an update to solve it but i never use dos so i dont see the point in risking my bios on an unnessecary update), will i have to finally update my bios to get it to work? Or is there some other way?


A:Motherboard and AGP graphics card

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question... this may sounds like a dumb question, but i was wondering if i was able to use ANY GRAPHICS card with my new motherbaord, a gigabyte... i know absolutly nothing about graphics cards, so iwas looking to all of you fro some extra help!!

A:Graphics Card ok for Motherboard??

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Hello all

1. I have a asus p5vd2-MX SE motherboard
2. 160gb h.d.d
3. 2gb ram 533mhz
4. intel pentium d 945 3.00ghz

Could anyone tell me what would be the best grahics card for this system?

Thanks Jase

I was thinking of getting a Ati Radeon x1950 pro

A:What would be the best graphics card for my motherboard?

Know anything about your power supply?

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Im just wondering if anyone knows if a XFX GeForce 8800 GTS Extreme Video Card will work with a EVGA nForce 680i SE SLI Motherboard. If anyone could tell me that would help me a lot. Im building my own computer so im ordering parts, i need to know which ones to get.

A:Need help with motherboard and graphics card

I can't see any possible reason that it wouldn't. Why an xfx instead of evga? Lifetime with evga and excellent customer support.

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I have this problem:
Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware because a previous instance of the device driver is still in memory. (Code 38)

The driver could not be loaded because a previous version of the driver is still in memory.

and now I am not able to connect any usb device to my laptop making it virtually impossible to use windows 10.
How do I downgrade to windows 7,have enough of the beta testing.
I even have a purchased version of windows 10 pro which I really regret buying, worst investment ever.

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After upgrading to Windows 10, the Intel HD Graphics 4600 display adapter has stopped working properly. Attempted to get the updated driver from both Intel AND HP websites to no avail. Have been reading on Microsoft's website that this display adapter is NOT compatible with Windows 10, period and there is no answer to fix the problem??? Computer keeps giving errors 'display adapter has stopped working and has recovered' or something like that, and also several programs stop working properly like our Zune software. Does anyone have any answers? Would replacing the video card with something different fix this issue? HELP!

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This is my first computer build and I am having some difficulty over which motherboard to choose or which graphics card manufacturer.
I have decided to get an intel i7 920 processor and build my computer from there. I intend to use my new computer for gaming mostly and to be able to play graphics intensive games. I would prefer if the components I choose would last well into the future.

I have considered:

an Asus P6T Deluxe V2 mobo

and a Geforce GTX 285 graphics card - Which manufacturer???

I figured these components are central to a gaming computer.
Please give me some advice on how to make this build to work smoothly

A:Solved: Which Motherboard and Graphics Card

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I'm building my first computer. I bought a GeForce GTX 660 ti graphics card and a Biostar TZ77A motherboard. The computer boots up fine without the graphics card, but when I do plug it in, the monitor goes black ("no signal"), and I am unable to do anything. I cannot install the GTX 660 ti drivers without the unit being connected, and cannot connect the unit without the monitor going blank. Catch 22.

I called EVGA and they thought it might be a motherboard compatibility issue. Tried to update the drivers for the mobo, but not sure which ones need it. Tried to contact Biostar's non-existant customer service, and eventually navigated to a page with a number that is out of service. Not sure what to do- any help much appreciated!

Biostar T-series TZ77A motherboard
EVGA GeForce GTX 660 ti graphics card
750 Watt Silencer MK II
OCZ SSD 120 Gb

A:Help! Graphics card incompatible with Motherboard?

how are you trying to connect VGA or HDMI also you might want to check if you have the VGA connected to the DVI because there not the same

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Hello, As you can see by my post count, I'm new to the TS forums. I've been reading the forums a lot but never considered joining until today.

Now, if you must know, I get down to business quickly. And uh... my english isn't top notch but I guess it's okay enough to be understood. (I live in china so you understand right?) 3 days ago, I booted up my pc and got to the loading screen of windows and after it was loaded and got everything packed and loaded, my screen went blank and didn't get any signals. I've read the other posts from people with this problem too and I didn't really get any help. I've also googled about a hundred websites and didn't find anything that helped.

My rigs:

Pentium 4 Processor 3.0 GHz
Windows Vista Business Edition
Winfast PX 7300 GT TDH Extreme
Direct X 10
Princeton Monitor 19"
Intel 915 G/GL/PV mobo

I guess these are the only things that can affect display right?

So, I've run some tests. I've noticed that during the periods where the graphics drivers aren't loaded yet that the graphic card works fine. Meaning, during the system startup and the logo screen, everything's okay. Also, the graphic card works in safemode too simply because the driver's not implemented. If I uninstall the driver completely, the card can get through the logo screen but everything's lags and I can't really get anything done.

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So I have finally decided to buy a new graphics card, the one I am thinking of is the HIS HD 7950.
HIS HD 7950 3072MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (H795F3G2M) with FREE FARCRY3, Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs & 20% off MOH Warfighter PC Games [H795F3G2M]

The only problem is I am not sure if it will actually fit on my motherboard as it may come in the way of the Ram sticks. This is the motherboard that I have
TH55B HD :: Motherboard :: BIOSTAR

I opened up my case today and I took a few pictures, so hopefully someone could help me out and let me know if it would work or not.


Pics of motherboard (hope it helps):

A:Graphics Card on my Motherboard - will it work?

It won't interfere with the RAM slots.

The components on a PCI-E card mount on the side that's away from the CPU. The 7950 is a dual slot card, so you'd cover the PCI-E X1 slot that's nearest the X16 slot.

Two questions:

What kind of power supply do you have? You'd need at least 500W, with two 6 pin PCI-E auxiliary power connectors.

Can your case handle a card that is 275 mm (10.8") long? The card is longer than the width of your micro-ATX motherboard.

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I have an older graphics card, GeForce 9500gt, and I would like to find out if it will be compatible to a newer motherboard, Asus A88XM-A. I have been searching for a list that would let me just compare the two, but can't find too much information for devices that are older. Lots of stuff that says how to pick a new fast card with a new fast processor, but not too much for older to older.

A:Motherboard to Graphics card compatibility

The prime requirement is to determine what type slots the motherboard has and what the video card will fit. Over the years we have progressed from ISA [no longer in use] to PCI to AGP to PCIe/PCI Express. PCIe video is usually PCIe X16. Then if the card will fit one has to determine if there are software drivers for it or if the drivers are built into the OS/Operating System, in this case Win10. Some cards of more than 2 years age work but anything much older may be hit or miss, depends upon what the maker has made available.

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hello i'm new here and i already have a question ...

this is my motherboard:- http://www.asrock.com/product/product_k7vt2.htm - its getting on a bit but i'm very happy with it. i currently have the nvidia geforce4 mmx440 graphics card which is fine and so far hasn't given me that much trouble with gaming provided i keep the drivers updated.

BUT i want to play lego star wars the video game on my pc and my current graphics card doesn't support pixel shader version 1.0. can anyone recommend a card that supports pixel shader without my having to replace the motherboard? seems from my research so far that most of the nvidia 6600 and upwards card that i think i need are AGP 8x which my motherboard doesnt support.

can anyone help?

A:graphics card + motherboard compatibility

Ive heard of alot of people having problems trying to run 6600GT at 4x. But the best match for your system would be a 9800 Pro.

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Have just got GTA3 and find my PC slows down a lot, so I thought I would upgrade my graphics card. Sounded easy, currently got GA-71EX4 m/b, athlon 1.1Ghz, geforce 2 mx. Was about to buy a geforce 3 ti500, but thanks to this board (I think it was Arris) I have found my m/b will only support up to a geforce mx. So it looks like a new m/b as well.

Question is can I take my 640 Mb of SD ram and slip it into a motherboard that supports DDR ram?

Also a lot of the m/boards I have looked at seem to have onboard graphics and sound. If I am going to be putting in a new graphics card and my old soundblaster live value do I need the onboard stuff, is it not adding to the cost of my m/b?

Can anyone recommend a good card for gaming, which is not expensive as a geforce 3 is already going to cost me about 175.

Thanks in advance.


A:Can you put SD ram into a DDR ram motherboard? Upgrading m/b and graphics card.

Thanks Rick

I am going to go for the Asus A7A266-E, it supports 3 sd slots and 2 ddr slots. Your right I have 2*256 chips and a 128Mb chip. Add to that an Inno3d geforce 3 Ti500 64Mb DDR graphic card for a grand total of 190.

My next lame question is, how easy will it be to remove my CPU from old motherboard and install in my new one?



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First off, I hope this is the right forum to be posting in; my apologies if it isn't.

So a couple of times in the last month or so my computer has crashed whilst gaming (the display went all weird - random colours, pixels, green lines etc and the system froze up), each time I restarted and it was all OK again.

Yesterday it crashed but when restarted it wasn't OK; the display messed up a few minutes into operation each time. Many times it's messed up from the moment it's switched on. On the occasions it starts up OK and then crashes, the whole system freezes. On the occasions it's messed up from power on, I can still use my machine but it's difficult to use because of the display.

Uninstalling/updating/rolling back drivers on the graphics card had no effect, and the fan on the card is working fine (although it never goes above 30% - I don't know if this is normal or not). The temperature on the card is also fine. There appear to be no lose connections inside the machine. I've run a memtest, which shows no problems there. I've checked my voltages, which show 3.33v on the 3v, 11.4v on the 12v and I can't seem to get any results on the 5v. I get periods of time of varying length when I can use my computer just fine with no issue, and then the problem usually occurs like this:

1 - In the middle of operation (usually when I'm doing something graphically intense, but not always) the graphics go weird and the system f... Read more

A:Is my PSU/Graphics Card/Motherboard dying?

Stat by replacing the power supply with a quality supply of 650 watts or better

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I have 400w PSU on my PC, a Biostar H6 1 MLV board (http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=564) and a Palit GEFORCE GT 610 video card.

Im thinking of upgrading video cards, can you guys suggests which cards in the market is still compatible with what I have now?


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I purchased a video card  DDR5 Palit GTX1050Ti Dual OC 4Gb. Is installed on the PC motherboard Cupertino H61. Processor installed Intel core i3-2100. Can work in the above video card with my motherboard,are they compatible.

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I have a Dell 8300 with a ddr motherboard, and purchased a ddr2 graphics card. Are these compatible?

A:Will a DDR 2 graphics card work on a DDR motherboard?

Yes, it will... but our Dell 8300 is not DDR, it is RAMBUS

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I was looking at the Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 An for the life of me i cant figure out a good graphics card combination or solo for it, It has 1 PCIe X16 slot to fit the high end card then 1 PCIe X1 then two PCI slots. Its crossfire works as long as the cards are within the same chipset (so 6000 series e.g. 6570, 6670) Has anyone used or have any idea about the best way to use this motherboard? It can support an incredible CPU and A very large portion of RAM but i need to know what kind of GPU (or GPU's) i can place in it before i am willing to set myself to buy it.

Any and all help will be much appreciated, thanks in advance.

A:Motherboard graphics card information

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I recently built a new computer and when i went to turn it on for the first time the DVI output on my graphics card wasnt showing anything, so instead i just connected it to the DVI port on my motherboard and everything seemed to work fine (i assumed i needed to install the driver for it to work). I then proceeded and installed Windows 7 64-bit and then proceeded with the mothboard drivers. After that was done i attempted to install the graphics card drivers. The installer came up, but it could not detect my graphics card.

The fans on the card are spinning and the cords are connected properly, it just doesnt register on my windows 7 or for that matter in the BIOS.

My specs are as follows:
Thermaltake 775watt Toughpower XT Power Supply
ASUS Radeon HD6950 1GB
Intel Core i7 2600K @ 3.4 GHz
Patriot Gamer 16GB DDR3 1600GHz
ASUS P8Z86-M-Pro Motherboard
Antec 920 Watercooler Kit

Please help

A:My motherboard isn't registering my graphics card

The graphics card should show a display without installing drivers. Initially it should work in a basic mode with the Windows generic graphic drivers.

Did you connect the external power connectors to the graphics card?

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Hello everyone.

A friend of mine a little over a year ago enlisted the help of another 'friend' to design and build a computer.

System Specs:

- Motherboard - ASUS M4A 78T-E
- Processor - AMD Quad Core, have not removed heatsink to see specifics, did not check while PC was running, sorry
- Video - ATI Radeon HD 5700
- Ethernet Adaptor - On-board Atheros PCI-E Ethernet Controller (driver was up to date)
- Western Digital Caviar Green SATA 1T HDD
- Super Writemaster Speedplus DVD Combo drive
- LSP Ultra 650w ATX PSU
- RAM - 2x Patriot PSD32G13332 2GB PC3 sticks (4GB total)
- OS - Windows 7 Home 64-bit (however, she does NOT have a windows disc, she says she purchased a license, she definitely has a working Key, but has no disc, no backup etc..... >_<...)
She claims everything was great for a few months (3-4) before she started having a lot of BSOD issues (which she of course didn't have recorded). She is not terribly comupter literate and chose to ignore the errors. Eventually she had to stop using her computer because she would boot, the fans would start, and she would have no video. This problem was intermittant, and when the video did work, the computer would behave as it had, some period of use and then BSOD, and usually following
the BS, no video.

When I found out about her issues I offered to do some basic troubleshooting. I am not a computer tech, I have limited experience - some, just limited - but she didn't have the funds to send the P... Read more

A:Dying motherboard or graphics card?

The motherboard has on board Video .... While you say she has a 5700 Video do you mean seperate Video ...? Is that work find on the On board Video.... By the way you test both memory OK.... do you try to test the HD ... OS use Vitural Memory .... if memory not enough they will allocate part of the HD as Memory .... if the HD have bad sector it may cause this kind of problem.... I think this system may have multi problem... So see you can also check the HD.... Is not good to use WD Green as OS Drive is slow... Most people use it as DATA Drive..

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i was thinking about buying this EVGA 01G-P3-N959-TR GeForce 9500 GT Video Card - 1GB DDR2, PCI Express 2.0, SLI Support, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, VGA Support at TigerDirect.com

for this Gigabyte GA-880GM-D2H AMD 880G Motherboard - Micro ATX, Socket AM3, AM 880G Chipset, 1600MHz (O.C.), SATA 3.0 Gb/s, RAID, 8-CH Audio, Gigabit LAN at TigerDirect.com

and i was just wondering if that would work or not.
cuz i want boosted graphics for my games and stuff.

A:can i install a graphics card to this motherboard?

Gigabyte makes a good board
And yes that card will install just fine. (PCI Express) I don't know Nvidia drivers so much perhaps someone that does can chime in.

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I just upgraded my motherboard from the m4a78 to the asus m5a78L. However i now have issues with FPS lag that I never had with the older motherboard ?

Am i missing something here because surely updating to a much newer motherboard shouldn't have issues ?

Thanks for any help I receive

A:graphics card compatibility with new motherboard

Actually, yeah, it would...sometimes you'll be forced to reinstall Windows from scratch if it can't adjust to the new motherboard.
Did you perform such a reinstall? Did you install the correct chipset drivers for the new board?

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I have an Asus P5N-D Motherboard and a GeForce GTX 260 Video Card, but when I connect my monitor i get no signal. Do i need to use a different video card until i set up the O/S and the driver for the GeForce GTX 260 Video Card.

A:Is my graphics card compatible with my motherboard?

Do you have this board? If so, then the card should run just fine.

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