Gforce 2 Texture compression?

  parapilot 23:49 03 Dec 2006
Locked

Hi,

I have installed a new game which wont start because it says my graphics card needs texture compression on which it isnt. I have installed what i think to be the right driver off the internet. The card is a G Force 2 (440?) Do i also need direct X?

Any ideas how i get it working?

Cheers
Jamie

  brundle 01:02 04 Dec 2006

3danalyser /might/ help, but you can pick up a Geforce 3 from Ebay for peanuts these days - supports most modern standards.
click here

Latest DX9 click here

  parapilot 14:42 04 Dec 2006

Thanks, i have the latest Direct X installed with no results. The card is not a Geforce 2 i got it wrong its a Geforce 4 MX440

I have installed a driver pack off the geforce website (1 pack seams to do all drivers?) but its still not working and i cant see any settings or adjustments with the graphics card software / drivers to enable texture compression.

Any other ideas??

thanks
Jamie.

  brundle 15:27 04 Dec 2006

That GF4 card is based on a GF2 core so doesn't support the same range of features as GF3/genuine GF4 (eg GF4 TI4200/4800)
click here

  ulrich 18:20 04 Dec 2006

What is the game, have you read the requirements?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?