Graphics card

  deke 23:57 09 Jan 2008
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Hi i was wondering if any one could give me some advice?,I have a ATI Radeon 9800 PRO 128 MB AGP card that seems to be playing up. I have tried reseating it and cleaning but it has been playing up for a wee while now.
I have noticed a new card on ebay that is 256 MB and was wondering if it would run on my Pentium 4 3.00GHz WITH 1 Gig of ram running xp.

any advice would be most helpful

thanks

  brundle 00:44 10 Jan 2008

As long as it's AGP and the same model there's no reason why it shouldn't work. If it's a different, more powerful card you may need to check your power supply is up to the job.

  deke 00:50 10 Jan 2008

Thanks for the response,I am not sure what the output of the power supply is.
I ran belarc but could not find the info about the power supply.
The computer is a dell 4600i and is about 4 years old.

cheers

  Hedders83 21:46 23 Jan 2008

Have you tried going to the website and installing all the new sotfware and drivers? I have a 9800pro and did this and it worked fine afterwards, be aware though you have to unistall all the old ones and any ATI software first.

click here

  deke 12:59 24 Jan 2008

Thanks for all the help,I tried installing new drivers etc but it did not help,in the end I bought a new card and it has solved the problem

cheers

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