AthlonXP 2600+ 333FSB @2085Mhz 512mb DDR333 PC2700 Asus A7V8X-X Motherboard ATI Radeon 9700 Pro 128mb Win XP pro.
Ok heres the problem.
I installed the graphics card listed above today. Wanting to test it out I downloaded and ran the Final Fantasy 11 benchmark. When I ran it I was a little disapointed by the score, although it wasnt a bad score. I then realised that i probably still had my old graphics card set up still in bios. I rebooted my pc and loaded the bios up, then i went into the chip configuration, and looked at the Graphics Aperture size, it was selected as 32mb. So i tried to change it to 128mb like it should have been but the only selectable options were 8 16 and 32.
Does anyone know what the probelm could be and how it could be fixed.
Im not sure if its got that. I never had this problem using my old Geforce 4MX 440.
Ive found an option that might be it, could you tell me if it is please.
"OS/2 Onboard Memory > 64M [Disabled]. When using OS/2 operating suystems with installed DRAM of greater than 64mb, you need to set this option to [enabled]. Otherwise, leave to the default setting [disabled]."
the 8,16,32 will be for on board,when you put the card in the agp slot it should dissable that,if you have been using a card already,you need to remove drivers ,add and remove programs to start then check device manager,then you might have to remove the old cards,inf file from windows inf,good luck as i cant turn my onboard off to fit my mx440 64ddr,but not from want of trying,it has got me addicted to this site
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