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Graphics Card Poll: Nvidia 6600GT vs. Nvidia 6800LE

Q: Graphics Card Poll: Nvidia 6600GT vs. Nvidia 6800LE

Been looking for a good gaming card for 140-160$, these seem to be the 2 contendors, what do you guys think ?

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A: Graphics Card Poll: Nvidia 6600GT vs. Nvidia 6800LE

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i bought the nvidia 6600gt (pixelview) graphics card about 3 weeks back.i have installed it correctly but the prob i am having is if i play games like farcry,age of empires3,nfs most wanted...the graphics just gets totally crazy ,..missing textures and then freezes.
for nfs mostwanted it froze and it said that the display driver got disabled.then a blue screen came saying the device got into an infiinte loop.


i have installed new drivers for both the graphics card as well as the motherboard but the prob still persists

motherboard:sis651
cpu:intel pentium 4 2.67ghz
my power supply is 200W with 2 hdd attached.

i wud really appreaciate the help.
 

A:prob with nvidia 6600gt graphics card..need help!!!!!

Hello there, and welcome to techspot.

The good news is, your problem is likely easily fixed, with a new power supply. 200W just isn't enough power for your new graphics card. You should be up in the 300-350W range.

The other good news is, this kind of power supply is cheap, and easy to install.

Here is a very good quality 350W psu for $30.00. It has over 30amps on the 12v rails which will keep you system very happy.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817103515

(I am assuming you have a motherboard/case that will accept a standard ATX PSU)
 

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I recently bought the nvidia 6600GT graphics card.

After a few minutes I found that the display kept freezing when I started playing Everquest 2. I also noticed black polygons appearing on screen.

I noticed when I opened the case up that the card was so hot I couldn't keep my finger on it.

I fitted an additional fan in the case, which cured the freezing of the display, but I am still suspicious of the card. Will the overheating cause a problem somewhere down the line in a few weeks or months.

I had no trouble with my Radeon 9600 pro card, but I wanted something a little quicker.

I only have a AGP slot on the motherboard, so what reasonable priced card could I replace my 9600 PRO?

Would I find a big difference in performance with the 9800PRO card?
 

A:nvidia 6600gt card problem

You might want to consider doing what I did to mine that came with the default fan installed by the manufacturer. I replaced it with a Vantec Iceberq 4. My video card now does not get hot. Found this one on Overclockers.uk.

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/copy_of_copy_of_Vantec.html
 

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Okay, I hooked my old computer again since it's a decent machine and I don't want it to waste away in the closet anymore. It's a P4 1.4 with 768mb ram, Windows XP, CDRW, 20GB HD, 160GB HD, SB Live sound card, D-Link ethernet card, Floppy drive, and a 310W PSU. It was running a crappy old Nvidia MX440 AGP. Well, I wanted to upgrade the video card cheap, be able to play RtCW with higher fps and actually be able to run Doom 3, nothing special. Wasn't looking to run anything new so I got a 6600GT which I looked around and saw was decent for what I wanted.

So, first time I booted it up I had vertical black/white bars/lines on the screen. I thought great, faulty card. Then I realized it required a 350w power supply and I only had a 310w. So, I disconnected the CDRW to see if power was the issue and sure enough the bars dissapeared. Just to make sure it got all it needed that I could give I also disconnected the 160gb hd and the floppy drive, pretty much put the machine on just what it needed to run. I run a fx5900se that requires a 300w on another 250w system and it's fine so I figure the shortage is okay with all the extras gone. Anyway, so now with it installed and working fine I loaded up RtCW to test it out, see how much it improved. Well, the fps is the same with both cards apparently, as low as 30 in some locations of the game and as high as 120 in others. Averaging around 60-70 throughout. I noticed no change at all in game play between the two eith... Read more

A:Nvidia MX440SE = Nvidia 6600GT???

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So here is my problem guys. So I try to play World Of Warcraft and it tells me when I try to play failed to find a suitable display device so I uninstall and re install the drivers. It is still saying the same thing please any help would be outstanding.

Thanks, Brian

A:Nvidia 6600GT

If you open your device manager, does it list your 6600 as the current display adapter?

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Hi i was just wondering since i'm trying to upgrade this summer to a GeForce 6600GT 128 mb card from my 5500 with 256, if this 6600 would run BF2 smoothly in medium or even high settings.i would be getting the AGP format because i upgraded right as PCI-E came out (oh well). so your help would be great. Thanks!
 

A:Nvidia GeForce 6600GT

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I just downloaded nvidia 88.61 x86 for VISTA and when I try to install it it installs normally until the reboot after installation and when computer starts over and comes to desktop the screen is blinking (like it does when it changes resolution) and won't stop. I can see desktop for 2 sec and then it starts flashin/blinking. Only thing I can do is to start in safemode and uninstall nvidia drivers. So now I can't use my Sparkle gforce 6600gt 128 MB to stream video to my tv or anything!
Anyone know what to do?
I got 3,2 Mhz 32 bit p4 processor.
Sparkle gforce 6600 gt 128 mb
1024 mb ram
 

A:NVIDIA drivers for 6600GT 128 MB

It seems that it love the windows driver. Did you first remove the windows driver or uninstall it? If not try that and then install the nVidia drivers. I installed ATIs drivers for mine and when i restarted it wasn't there. Windows driver was right back at it. I hope that helps.
 

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Hey everyone,
I?m working on my 9 years old?s computer; an old dell 4600 with a nvidia 6600gt installed. The card worked fine under xp and vista and for the most part still works in win 7. The problem is that when the computer is running a game ie Flatout2, after a few minutes of normal play the computer monitor will turn off. I looked at the pc and it is still on. I unplugged the monitor from the vga and used a converter to plug it into the dvi and tried again. The monitor again shut off in the middle of gameplay, only in dvi it turned back on and the computer was restarting. I am not sure if it was restarting when it was plugged into the vga because the computer monitor stayed off until I turned the power off. I used both the windows version of the driver and I used the nvidia websites version of the driver. I even reinstalled windows and the same problem persists. It appears to crash only on graphic intensive games as it does not crash when she was playing plants v. zombies. Anything I can do to fix this?
Thanks,
Chris

A:Nvidia 6600GT issue

What drivers are you using?

Whether the latest ones would help, I can only guess.

NVIDIA DRIVERS 260.99 WHQL

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i have the nvidia mx/mx 400 and i was looking at the 9800 pro but then somone said that the 6600gt was better is this tru?

i also want to run Halflife2 what will run that better?
 

A:nvidia 6600gt better than the 9800pro?

Depends on which angle you look at it. The 9800 pro is definately more powerful, but not too good on the driver side. Since most companies actually write their games for nvidia chipsets, nvidia's usually fare better overall.
 

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Hey all,

I'm having a bit of an issue. I have a xerox lcd which allows both vga and dvi inputs, a 6600GT with latest windows update drivers loaded and windows 7 RC1. Now, when I use a DVI cable only, the computer will boot up perfectly and the screen will show the windows loading symbol, but as soon as it fades and the desktop should pop up I get a "no signal" message and the monitor shuts off. After much searching I had the idea to plug in a dvi to vga converter to my card which makes everything work fine. The card has 2 DVI ports and I've tried both with the same results(No signal output through DVI but works when I plug in the DVI to VGA adapter in-line).

I would still like to actually use my DVI for what it is so does anyone have any ideas as to how I can remedy this situation?

Thanks for the help

A:DVI issue with Nvidia 6600GT

Download and install the latest beta driver which works great here on my 6200A-LE.

64 bit = GeForce ForceWare 186.08 Vista and 7 64-bit download from Guru3D.com

32 bit = GeForce ForceWare 186.08 Vista and 7 32-bit download from Guru3D.com

Other than that, check your refresh rate so that it is compatible with the monitor.

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How much RAM will my computer have minimum for this chipset to run properly?

Will it be able to handle recent games e.g BF2, Oblivion etc?

Which slot will it run best in, PCI or AGP? *

http://www.hardavenue.com/reviews/gf6600gtagp1.shtml

* Not PCI-E, just PCI


Thanks.
 

A:nVidia 6600GT - Questions

The 6600GT is a good card. The card should run with 256MB or even less, but you really want at least 512 or preferably 1GB.

Regarding the games you listed, it should be able to run them pretty good, given that you have a good CPU, enough RAM, etc.

I wouldn´t use a 6600GT card with a P4 1.8GHZ for example.

The 6600GT is only on AGP or PCI-E I think. There isn´t too much difference between the two. Just that PCI-E is newer and faster technology.

Please post some system specs so we can help you a little more.

Regards
 

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O... Here's my dillema.   My HP NVIDIA card (HP p/n 466762-001 rev:M03) in my HP Model: 9520f Windows 7 Ultimate machine failed.   I replaced it with an ASUS NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT card (p/n 5188-8004, asus p/n C403H) that came from a spare HP Pavillion Model a6150y Vista machine I had on hand. The initial VID/Graphics card failure and susequent replacement caused much havock with Windows and some other stuff (ie, not booting/loading Windows etc...) and after much effort I was able to get everything loading & working reasonable well again.   But the problem I'm still having is with the old drivers (removing them and all their remnants) and loading the new drivers for the ASUS NVIDIA card that is now in my machine.  I've tried normal uninstalls as well as the GURU 3D.com DDU uninstall.  I think (and it appeares) that all the old NVIDIA drvers and other software has been uninstalled because I can not find any of it in the normal locations.   But I am still unable to install the NVIDIA 8500GT drivers for the ASUS card from the NVIDIA site or even the NVIDIA drivers/software updates that Windows Update has detected and suggested in Windows updates.  The insalls start out fine but soon fail to complete. Evidently I (and my brother who was in my machine remotely for a good 6 hours because he is an IT/Computer tech and is ten times more knowledgable than I on this) are missing something very... Read more

A:Replaced failed HP NVIDIA card with ASUS NVIDIA GeForce 8500...

Mermiatwd, welcome to the forum. I suggest that you try Revo Uninstaller free version to see if it solves you problem.  I use the Advanced option.  It removes the program from the HDD and the remnants from the BIOS.  I have used it for years with great success with removing those difficult to remove programs. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Well I seem to be only able to use the NT drivers I got with my card unfortunitly when I try and use the XP drivers when I bootup the PC and login to XP it hangs I have to restart and it still hangs which means probably im using the wrong drivers. So what im pritty much saying here is only the NT drivers work. But I dont get any options or nothing in the display properties it just lists the card memory used etc. So okay i can play Medal Of Honor / Return to castle Wolfestein etc probably half life any game that does not detect the card like the new ones like Grand Theft Auto 3 etc. Im annoyed at this i was looking forward to playing Battelfield 1942. Looks like im stuck with what games i got. But why cant it play MOD3 etc which requires a 16mb card and GTA3 dont ? Because it's not proparly installed ? And why does the card hang using the XP drivers or Win2k drivers. its a 64mb Geforce 4 ? And why dont Nvidia offer support ? None at all ...
 

A:Nvidia Graphics card

Nvidia only supplies chipsets. Since they don't build the graphics cards, they don't support them.

I would check with the manufacturer of your video card and try the drivers from them. Usually the manufacturers tweak the drivers a little specifically for their cards.
 

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Is there anything that I need to do in order to make the switch easy do I have to uninstall drivers before I install the new card or what?

A:Going from ATI to Nvidia graphics card

Yes, I would suggest that you uninstall ATI drivers & Catalyst Control Center(and anything to do with ATI) prior to installing the new card. After that it's an easy switch, install the graphics card, the latest Nvidia drivers, sofware & utilities, and you're good to go.

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Hi, I just bought a new nvidia graphics card. it was a 9400 GT.. geforce.. I wanted to install it but I had a few problems..

1. it needed an extra power source comming from the power box to power the card..
2. computer startup (not windows but right when I press the power button)
3. un reconization...

details:

1. The graphics card that I bought came with a supplemental power cord that I had to connect to the computer the cord has to directly connect to the power box... I can't connect directly to the powerbox.. I found 2 female connectors from the power box they are all 4 whole large connectors and the one from my graphics card is only 2 hole small FEMALE connection (if you haven't caught on, female and female connectors don't connect....)so is there anyway of connecting the powerbox to the graphics card because I'm guessing it should be that missing connection that causes stress on the mother board which = slow boot (the computer powers on when I press the on button but makes that sound (like it's going up and down on a rollercoaster if you don't get what I mean then it's like ........vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv(oh loses power again)....vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv( again?)
vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv (oh come on!!) vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv (resumes normal operation) (finally, it boots up) (this is what the boot process is like

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So as you will see i think my GPU is fairly old but i would like to know if there was anyway to boost Perfomance

Here is the DxDiag Results

The Nvidia Control Panel



Also Would It be posssible to increase the dedictated Video Memory(i have checked the bios it is not there so dont tell me to check)
I would also like to know if you think this graphics card HERE is a good one for my PC Or This one im on a budget of about $80 to $90

A:Nvidia Graphics Card Help

You can not increase dedicated video memory, it is what it is. 512 MB

The system (motherboard) can share memory with the video card, my MSI shares 2 GB giving me a total of 4 GB of graphics memory.

Maybe save a little more money before you make a choice.

EVGA 02G-P4-2743-KR GeForce GT 740 Superclocked 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 3.0 Video Card - Newegg.com

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when turning on my computer it starts up goes to my desktop display is 32bit colour after about 5 seconds screen goes blank then comes on again but display is now 8bit colour.
I go into the display menu and change it back to 32bit wich is fine until windows has to re-start
it then goes back to 8bit.
Have taken the card out checked the contacts made sure everything is secure but it still happens on re-start
Has anyone any ideas what could be the problem do i need a new graphics card it about two years old
 

A:nvidia graphics card

Sounds more like a driver issue. Have you uninstalled and installed the latest video driers for the card?

Latest driver can be found here: http://www.nvidia.com/page/drivers.html
Which appears to be done at this very moment.

You can try this site for the drivers: http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=1715

Make sure you use Add or Remove Programs to uninstall the current video drivers.
 

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Hi,

I read on another forum site that a Nvidia Geforce GT630 with 1GB dedicated memory is better than a Nvidia Geforce GT620 with 2GB dedicated memory. Is this true, surely more memory would be a bigger advantage than the slight speed difference between models?

Thanks,
Tom

A:Better Nvidia Graphics card

Usually higher models would perform better than their predecessors but there can be positives and negatives with both.

For example:
ZOTAC GeForce GT 620 2GB DDR3
Clock rate - 700 MHz
Shader Clock - 1400 MHz
Memory Clock - 1066 MHz
Memory Size - 2GB
Memory Interface - 64-bit
Memory Type - DDR3

ZOTAC GeForce GT 630 1GB DDR3
Core clock - 810 MHz
Shader Clock - 1620 MHz
Memory Clock - 1333 MHz
Memory Size - 1GB
Memory Interface - 128-bit
Memory Type - DDR3

1. 630 has higher Clock speeds
2. 630 has bigger Memory Interface
3. Size of memory won't have much impact unless you're using a high resolution or multiple monitors

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Hello,

I'm going to keep this question pretty general (non-spec-oriented) and see if it works, forgive me if I don't provide enough information.

I'm planning to purchase a new laptop and have a choice between a laptop that includes an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 card and one that does not include a graphics card. I don't know how to make this decision because I'm clueless about what graphics cards do.

Here is what I will use the laptop for: The most CPU intensive stuff will be Pro Tools 11 and other audio sequencing stuff, Photoshop and Illustrator and other graphics programs, and Camtasia. I have Premier Pro and AfterEffects video processing applications but I don't use them and I think the likelihood that I will become a power user is very low.

I am not a gamer at all.

Based on that, do I need the NVIDIA graphics card?

Again, my apologies if I'm not providing enough background to enable an accurate answer. I'm happy to follow up with more.

Thank you,
Tim

A:Do I need an NVIDIA graphics card?

Hi,
Short and sweet Yes

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Hi all, I am looking at buying a new Nvidia Graphics card for my system, running XP and currently have a Nvidia Geforce2 MX/MX 400. anyone have any knowledge of these cards.
Cheers
 

A:What Nvidia Graphics Card

First of all, what graphics slot has your motherboard got, AGP, PCIe or PCI.
 

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I am planning to get a new graphics card for new games such as Doom 3 and Halflife 2.

I have always had nvidia cards, but I hear that the new ati cards are also great.

Can anyone tell me which card is better and why?

What features does one have that the other doesn't?

I was thinking of either a Radeon 9800 Pro 128Mb, or a GeForceFX 5900TD 128Mb.

Thanks.
 

A:Graphics card. ATI, or Nvidia?

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Hi for the last 4 months ive been trying to fix a problem that ive been having with my computer.
about 4 months ago I did a major pc upgrade where i replaced my motherboard, processor, ram, heat sink, power supply and case, the only things I used from the original computer where 2 HDD's, 1 SDD and my AMD radeon HD 6950 2gb.

Now ive have the most strange issue where i can be watching a video off the HDD or surfing the web on youtube etc and not long after I start the activity my computer will turn off like if I had flicked the switch on the back of the power supply and then it boots back up again and will run fine until i start up an activity again and then it does exactly the same thing and reboots, there is no BSOD shown nor Dumps Created.

Ive tried many things to sort this out and have RMA'ed the power supply and the motherboard (the motherboard wasn't a direct replacement as they didn't sell my original board anymore which was a gigabyte ga-x79-ud5, now i have an asus p9x79 deluxe). I have tried only plugging in one HDD/SSD and then tried a spare HDD when that failed, i have tried one ram stick at a time and still nothing.

now heres where it gets strange whilst trying to rule out differnt hardware i switched my AMD card out for a very old 512mb, pcie 1.0 x16 nvidia graphics and since then my computer has been running marvelously i can have it playing videos for hours, days even(although i havent properly tested for days) and not a single problem at all.

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A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64


so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.

Joe

P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed


The comparison you are making between GPU brands is pointless as a diagnostic. The MAIN difference I can see is that one card requires external power, and the other one does not. A proper diagnostic would be to test another GPU that requires external power.

I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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I'm trying to play WoW but the newest nvidia drivers(66.93) gives me a blue screen in Winxp. Same thing happens with 66.81 on my install disk. Also the direct3d 7 test in dxiag fails everytime. I found some drivers(61.77) that seems to run the game and it also passes that test. The only problem is that it doesn't list the 6600gt when you need to select the model, only the 6800 Geforce 6 models, besides older cards. Also under the Nvidia tab it lists it as unknown and a pci x0 bus.

If I use this driver can it hurt my system or the video card?
 

A:Question about Nvidia drivers and 6600GT

Shouldn't WoW require DX9 or something to run?
 

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I'm trying to make my Nvidia 6600GT GPU run quieter and would like to set the fan on it so it automatically changes speeds when needed. It was set at 100% all the time which was a bit loud, but now that I've reflashed it's bios so that it can display temperature settings, I can now use applications that will monitor the temperature and adjust the fan speed. So far I tried EXPERtool and I can adjust the fan to a "fixed" setting of 95% and the noise is greatly reduced. When I set it to "Dynamic" mode, it goes back to 100%, and it will stay at 100% and will not change. When it's at 100% I can hear the fan also speed up to maximum speed too. The GPU temperature is always around 55 to 60 degrees. I would like to set it at dynamic mode so the fan will automatically be controlled, but why isn't the fan speed changing in the EXPERtool software? Even if I'm doing nothing, when set at "dynamic", the fan stays at 100% and I hear it spinning loud too, with no fluctuations in speed. ?
 

A:Solved: Nvidia 6600GT Fan setting

So I uninstalled EXPERtools and I installed Nvidia System Tools. In the performance tab in Nvidia Control Panel and in the Device settings tab, I can also manually switch the fan speed, but when I set it to "automatic", it stays at 100% fan speed. The GPU temperature is always around 60 C, so it should slow down because I'm not putting a load on the card and it's not that hot anyways. Any reason why it's not slowing down when I have it set to automatic?
 

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i know there's someway to do it
just want a faster pc, plz
 

A:how would i overclock an Nvidia GeForce 6600gt PCI-E?

Overclocking a piece of hard ware can often cause damage, especially if you don't have a high quality PSU. I do not recomend overclocking. It may even void your warranty. If you want to speed up your PC look here

If you are aware of this and still want to do it, let me know and I'll see what I can do.

Regards,

Korrupt
 

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Hi,
I finally decide to go for NVIDIA 6600GT AGP, and after looking around the NEt for prices, I came across like Price Grabber.com, and they show Different Manufacturers making NVIDIA 6600GT. Like XFT, LEAKTEK.APOLLO. ROSEWELL....
I thought NVIDIA Card was only made by NVIDIA, like ATI , Is is save to buy from these Company ?? ( Never bought a Card before, still using the Original )

Thanks
 

A:Confuse over the Make of NVIDIA 6600GT AGP

NVIDIA makes the chips that run the cards and provide a reference design for the card itself. The manufacturers like Leadtek, BFG, XFX, eVGA, etc. are free to use the referemce design or make their own modifications. The manufacturers are also free to distribute whatever kind of software/game package they want along with the hardware. For instance, Leadtek uses its own cooling, and sports massive heatsinks on its models in the GeForce 6800 line. Different manufacturers usually stick to the reference design though, only changing things like the color of the heatsink or what sticker they put on the card, or the games included in the purchase.

When it comes down to the hardware itself, no one manufacturer is superior to or inferior to another.
 

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I have just installed Windows 7 x64, I install the newest NVIDIA driver and I begin to set it up, I get the error saying NVIDIA install cannot continue
This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware.

It does not show up in device manager, nor system information, what does show up though in both, is Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. I try uninstalling it, in safe mode, and it still appears.

I've tried pulling the card out and plugging it back in, like I just got the card.

Please help.

A:Need help with Nvidia 9800 GT graphics card

Try go to www.geforce.com website and under drivers go for automatic video card detection or something like that and choose your os. After that you'll have the latest graphic card driver for your card.
I have do this by myself with a nvidia geforce 9600 gt and it works.

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hi there,
i bought a new laptop dell xps 15 sandy bridge with i5 2410m processor, 6gb ddr3 ram and 2gb nvidia geforce gt 540m graphics card.
All my drivers r uptodate and it is playing games like mafia 2, medal of honor 2010 , nfs hot pursuit 2010 at everything set to high (nearly everything) but this game JUST CAUSE 2 just does`nt starts on my HIGH PERFORMANCE (nvidia geforce gt 540m) mode.
It only runs on the intel 3000 graphics. In the benchmark mode on the first two tests i get avg frame rate 28.8 and 44.4 fps.
i think i can play on nvidia with better graphics performance n more fps.

When i start the game with my gt 540m : the game starts just as the screen comes(first screen of the game) where all the logos come n all that stuff the game gets minimized automatically and then comes up again , this keeps happining and it gets a bit of a trouble to even end it from the task manager.
Any idea what the hell is happinig??And how do i solve it?
I posted a similar thread on the same problem on eidos forums but till now only 51 views n not a single comment..please help.
 

A:just cause 2 does not starts on nvidia graphics card

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recently upgraded my pc from windows vista 32 bit to a windows 7 32 bit. Problem is that my graphics card (nvidia geforce 9800gtx)keeps stopping and i get an error thats says" Display driver stopped responding and has stopped Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 257.33 stopped responding and has successfully recovered" I usually get this error or i get the blue screen of death keep in mind this never happen when i had vista so i know it is windows 7. Also the driver is the latest driver from nvidia/ Can someone tell me how to fix it because I do not want to go back to vista and spent $120 on windows 7.

A:Windows 7/ nvidia graphics card

Also i Found this solution from Larry D. Lawerence but the problem is that windows have a preconfigure driver for my nvidia 9800gtx graphics card so everytime i uninstall the drive/restart my pc it automatically installs the driver
1. Control Panel=>Windows Update=>Change Settings=>"Download updates but let me choose whether to install them".
2. Download the latest driver for your card from the nvidia website.
3. Go to Device Manager, select your display adaptor, and uninstall it, choose to also delete drivers when prompted.
4. Reboot computer into safe mode by pressing f8 when the computer boots, when prompted to install new display driver choose "never install a driver for this device"
5. Navigate to c:\windows\system32\drivers\ and rename the file nvlddmkm.sys to nvlddmkm_old.sys. Take note of the date of this file
6. Navigate to c:\windows\system32 and rename any other file of the same date as nvlddmkm.sys which begins with the letters 'nv'
For example:
nvcplui.exe becomes nvcplui_old.exe
nvd3dumx.dll becomes nvd3dumx_old.exe
etc..etc..etc..Repeat for all files with the same date as the file you found in step 5, they begin with the letters 'nv'
If it is too tedious to rename all the files, you can simply move them to a different folder.
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6a. For 64bit Vista / 7, repeat step 6 in c:\windows\sysWOW64
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At the moment I have a PCI-E ATI Radeon X800GT card but I also have a PCI nVidia FX5500 card which I want to use just to add another monitor really.

Is it possible to do so as I have heard about not being able to use a ATI and a Nvidia card at the same time. My friend has my nVidia FX5500 card at the moment so I can't actually test to see if it will work.
 

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I have a Medion MD-1567 Pentium 4 that has SIS on board graphics. I put in a Nvidia AGP graphics card (GeForce 3 older gen) with a DVI connected widescreen Hanns-G monitor that is made for 1440x900 resolution. All works OK but I get a crazy flashing screen when I right click on any movie file that is set to view as a thumbnail, when the windows screen appears during start up, when windows desktop first comes up during start up, and also when I bring up the Nvidia control panel or display settings. This isn't the end of the world but I'd like to eliminate if possible. Does anyone think it might be related to drivers loaded for the Sis onboard graphics? I noticed there are Sis651 drivers loaded on the add and remove screen but I'm concerned they might also run the AGP port that the Nvidia driver is plugged into or perhaps control more than just on board graphics. If anyone thinks I could safely remove, please let me know. Also, any other ideas would be appreciated. I've gone as far as reloading windows cleanly, trying other Nvidia drivers but it hasn't eliminated my jumping screen.
 

A:Nvidia AGP Graphics Card Problem

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I just installed a NVIDIA graphics card, and I can't play vidoes with it as when I try the computer slows way down and I have to ctrl-alt-delete to close the program playing the video.

From researching on the internet it seems it is a common problem, and one way of getting around it is to disable the 3d acceleration. Does anyone know how to do this? I tried the method that NVIDIA suggest, but to be honest I don't understand it.
"To enable or disable 3D hardware acceleration

From the NVIDIA Control Panel Select a Category... home page, select 3D Settings

Click the View menu and then select Advanced

Manage 3D Settings to open the associated page.

The options on this “advanced” page enable you to change all the image and rendering settings of your 3D applications that utilize Direct3D and OpenGL technology.

Click the Global Settings tab.

Under Settings, click the setting corresponding to the Hardware acceleration feature and select one of these options:

Single-display performance mode: If you have only one active display, this is the default setting. You can also specify this setting if you have problems with the multi-display modes.

Note: This mode is faster than either of the multi-display modes described below.

Compatibility performance mode is available if you have two or more active displays when running in nView Dualview display mode or if you are using different classes of NVIDIA GPU-based graphics cards.

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I've been attempting to install a new driver for my 64MB DDR NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with TV Out (Dell). Over the past week I've completely uninstalled the current drivers and attempted to reinstall drivers that I have both downloaded (from Nvidia and other sites) as well as the automatic windows update drivers. I have made sure to turn off my antivirus software; I have disconnected from the Internet; I have used programs that claim to clean off abandoned parts of old drivers. Nothing has worked properly.

After 2 hours of support and a new BIOS on a phone call with Dell, they suggested reinstalling my operating system, which I am uninclined to do.

Currently, under Display Adapters in my Device manager, "Video Controller (VGA Compatible)" is listed, with a yellow exclamation point in front of it.

And finally, when I now go to install the video driver, I get the following message:
"There was a problem installing this hardware:
64MB DDR NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with TV Out (Dell)
An error occurred during the installation of the device
The parameter is incorrect"​
I use Windows XP/SP2. All comments and help are appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Nvidia Graphics Card Issue

Have you tried the drivers from Dell. Those are what you should be using not the ones from Windows xp (I never use windows drivers) nor those from Nvidia not for onboard graphics. (That is what the card installed is, right, onboard?)
 

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Hi there,

I have 2 x Nvidia Quadro graphics cards and am trying to connect 2 monitors to each (4 monitors in total). Each card has two ports but it is only recognising the monitors plugged into the DP, not the DVI port!

Running Windows 10 Pro

Please help, this is driving me crazy!
 

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[Display]
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit (Service Pack 1)
DirectX version: 11.0
GPU processor: GeForce 210
Driver version: 301.42
DirectX support: 10.1
CUDA Cores: 16
Core clock: 589 MHz
Shader clock: 1402 MHz
Memory clock: 625 MHz (1250 MHz data rate)
Memory interface: 32-bit
Total available graphics memory: 2303 MB
Dedicated video memory: 512 MB DDR3
System video memory: 0 MB
Shared system memory: 1791 MB
Video BIOS version: 70.18.5F.00.00
IRQ: 16
Bus: PCI Express x16
I cant tell if i have 1 gb graphics card or only 512 mb card.

A:Please tell me do i have 1 gb nvidia geforce 210 graphics card?

Download and install Speccy - System Information - Free Download .

Run it, and click thew "Graphics" on the left pane
It will provide all the necessary information.

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Hey,

I think my newly bought NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS graphics card is faulty. Is there any signs or ways to test whether it is or not.

The reason I think it's faulty is because I had a pretty messed up PC about two weeks after installing it. I eventually had to reinstall the old card (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200) and do a full system recovery (reverting back to the factory setup). Without the 7600 everything seems to be working as it should.

Any ideas?
 

A:Faulty NVIDIA graphics card?

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my pc don't start when i plug it through my nvidia graphics card but when i use other slot it works perfectly...
i have been using it for almost 3 years now and this is the first time it happened please help me
specs...
w7 ultimate
intel i3 processor quad core
P.S. forgive me for any punctuation mistake i am not really good in all this stuff
THANKS IN ADVANCE
 

A:my PC won't start with nvidia graphics card

Well, first we need a lot more information on your system. The complete hardware specs of your system.
 

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I'm in a crisis right now. My Nvidia crashes often in games and says it's a Nvidia crashing. I'm having the common Windows 10 error when you can't see the graphics driver in device manager. Also, I have NEVER had the graphics control panel so I can't change it from that. Another thing is that since I'm using an HP Laptop I cannot get into the advanced BIOS menu! I need help to get my Nvidia working.

Heres Stuff I Already Tried... https://forums.geforce.com/default/...o-way-to-get-nvidia-graphics-card-enabled-/1/
 

A:No way to get Nvidia Graphics card enabled!

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I am wondering if someone can point me in the right direction. I am running Windows 8 64-bit with an old Nvidia 8800GTX card. I have a new HD 7970 card. When I put the new card in, I can't get the OS to boot. It just says "Windows ecountered a problem" and will just do this over and over. I can't preinstall the ATI drivers before I put the card in. Can anyone offer some advice? Thanks.

A:Cannot change graphics card from Nvidia to AMD

You have to uninstall all the old NVIDIA stuff first. This includes the drivers and all software. Once you are sure you are clean, then change the cards and boot into win 8. Once there, you can install your new ATI drivers.

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hi all i just formated my hardrive and installed windows 10, just upgraded some of my drivers but noticed my nvidia graphics card is only intel graphics 4600  , i need help getting back my nvidia as iv tried installing it and its not finding a compatable hardware pls what do i do, its not showing in device manager, iv downloaded most of them and its still not finding

A:how to get a compatable Nvidia graphics card

xaim9x I see you're running Win10. Did the PC come preinstalled with Win10? Or, did you upgrade it from a prior OS to Win10?Also, only a very limited subset of HP laptops actually allow the replacement of processor, audio, video or WiFi "modules" and, as far as I can tell, yours is not one of these models.This means there is really no way to upgrade the video, WiFi, or processor on your laptop. You're stuck with what came with the PC.

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hi all, i have a NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE graphics card, i bought it recently cuz my old one broke, i think somebody took it out and played around with it and basically damaged it but anyway i bought this new graphics card just a short while ago and it's working fine on my PC. The thing is sometimes when i play games there's a glitch, it's not the games problem because this problem happened to most of the games that i played and it didn't happen be4 on my previous graphics card so the glitch is not produced from the games. The glitch is produced from the graphics card, i can't exactly describe wat the glitch is but when i play the games and when the "GLITCH" happens, u can easily see that some parts of the objects are gone, e.g. there was this time when i was playing Need For Speed Underground and some parts of the car are gone, like a hole or something in it and basically u don't see the whole object or background, also sometimes there's this line that shouldn't be in the background or in the game, like u can see lines everywhere and it's just messed up basically, the colours are the same but just parts of the objects are missing and the whole background is screwed up. I've updated the drivers already and i tried taking out the graphics card and putting it back in the slot and it didnt work, this problem doesn't happen all the time but sometimes it does. Also sometimes when i play MMORPG games, i log out and log ... Read more

A:Nvidia Graphics card problem

here i got the screenshot of wat the glitch looks like:

 

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i cant install nvidia graphics card on my hp notebook 15-r602tu..can any one help me for this problem......

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I recently made a new build with the follow:

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz quad core
Western Digital Caviar Green 500GB
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB)
MSI P67A-G45 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67
Win 7 Home Premium OEM sp1

Ok so you know what i got, and the MSI Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 graphics card drivers will not work with my system. I think that it is Win 7 cause if i install it in my old desktop it works like a dream and it is running Win XP SP3, and there is no problems at all and I just completed a duel boot with a second hard drive on above system and running xp on it as well and it works fine with it. Any ideas how to make it work? If need more info just post

A:MSI Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 graphics card

I assume you are using the Windows 7 driver and not the XP driver on it,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 280.26 WHQL

might be better to go with the one previous as I haven't been seeing much in the way of good reports on the latest,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 275.33 WHQL

Also is this an untouched windows disk, or has it been modified in some way?

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i have a nvidia 8400gs gpu and my computer reconizes it and will say its working properly but it wont work ive reimaged, reinstalled drivers ive disabled on board it just wont display graphics.

A:Nvidia graphics card will not work

Can you please tell me how you recognized that the card is not working?

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I am running Windows XP Home Edition on an Advent 3207 machine with a Philips 107E monitor on a Nvidia GeForce 2 MX/MX400.
Problems: mouse will freeze on screen, screen will go black, screen will go black and then switch off, computer will not start at all, computer will start and get to desktop and then switch off, sometimes computer will beep three times and then not come on at all.
After the computer crashes Windows tells me it has recovered from a serious error. I send the error report and then Mircosoft tells me it cannot help with the problem because it is to do with Nvidia Graphics Card. I have been to the Nvida website and I have the latest driver installed: 56.72 WIN. The website offers no help to individual users. There are older updates on this website but I have no idea if any of these are needed. I have done things like change screen resolution etc. I don't know if this is a hardware or software problem. Sometimes it can take me ten attempts to get the machine completely on.
Any help anyone can give me will be most gratefully received. I don't know if I have provided enough information here but if anyone can help and you need more details I will do my best to provide them.
Many thanks in anticipation of help.
 

A:Nvidia Graphics Card - Crashing

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my pc don't start when i plug it through my nvidia graphics card but when i use other slot it works perfectly...
i have been using it for almost 3 years now and this is the first time it happened please help me
specs...
w7 ultimate
intel i3 processor quad core
P.S. forgive me for any punctuation mistake i am not really good in all this stuff
THANKS IN ADVANCE
 

A:my won't start with nvidia graphics card

Well, first we need a lot more information on your system. The complete hardware specs of your system.
 

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