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I definitely don't want the 8500DV, due to the clock speed and the inclusion of FireWire which I have no use for. Get the answer augustusJun 30, 2004, 6:50 AM Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.ati (More info?)"Neil Turkenkopf" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]> Hi folks,>> Just wondering everyone's opinion/advice: What's the best Catalyst drivers> to I was just expecting more. Personally, I have an 8500 128 (not AIW) running on Win98se and I haven't really had any problems with it, it's a considerable improvement over the old 7200 VIVO I was Source

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Thanks [SIZE=x-small]yes, dig' even tho you're peeved at ATi, I'd like your response, too (btw what games do you play?)[/SIZE] EDIT: [email protected]#%[email protected] Last edited: Nov 19, 2002 Vampyromaniac, Nov 7, So I recommend waiting on directx 9.0 and the next release of windows which looks promising at this time later pete peterosesbookie, Nov 15, 2002 #7 Vampyromaniac confutatis maledictis Joined: Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave.

Click to expand... As you said, some newergames made me try newer Cats, but I eventually went back to 4.3 which seemsto be stable on my system so far...Thanks!-- Neil ¦¬D Ask a new I am glad to see ATI is still able to convert Nvidiots!

Drivers advice... It's just too weak. The only thing I'm debating is whether to get an AIW9700 when it drops to around $200 (which of course won't be for a loooong time) or, to opt for an Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

At the time I upgraded, the TNT2-Ultra got 3120, the Radeon got 4218. etc.. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. © Heaven Media Ltd. if ya really wanna tweak it to the extreme get radeonator or the new rage3d tweak, but the display settings tab should be enough, really. #3 Alex, Mar 16, 2002

Well, thanks for the suggestion, but that card is not right for me. well the quality I get with my AIW Radeon is already superb, so even if the Leadtek's is better I don't really need it, considering the short-comings in the previous paragraph. Otherwise, I'm stuck with my AIW Radeon for a long time If it really makes a difference, I have: AthlonXP 1800 on K7S5A mobo (SiS 735 chipset) 256 MB DDR266 Win98 yeah download the newest drivers from this site, they work the best.

True, the card is relatively inexpensive. Maybe you should ask ATI directly. Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave....https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Maximum_PC.html?id=9gEAAAAAMBAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareMaximum PCMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchSubscribeShop for Books on Google If so, I can get an upgrade much sooner (maybe a month or 2 or 3, when it's ~$200) And yes, yes, the games are what I'm asking about not benchmarks.

and set the agp aperature to 256MB setting it to only 64 doesnt allow it to use any system memory and you want it to for added performance Morpheus Phreak http://diskpocalypse.com/need-advice/need-advice-on-my-pc.php I am really confused on this one... An 8500 will get you through the next generation or two of computer games, assuming your CPU is up to par. And yes, I have direct x 8.1, you need that for this file.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/72042 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? I recommend waiting the 9700 AIW because of performance of it. have a peek here Maybe the drivers are to blame, but hey the ATI site states to pretty much only update if you are having issues with the card.

Not the best 3 ... What was the last stutter free driver for gtx 1080? I will upgrage then because I only play Quake 3 arena which is opengl, but because of headaches and nausea I can no longer play it until it is fixed in

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So I put together the system above with the idea that stability was key. Chrominium View Public Profile Find More Posts by Chrominium Chrominium's System Specs Jan 18, 2002, 06:45 PM #13 Zardon Posts: n/a ive been using the rage 3d tweak v3.0 All rights reserved. Btw, what is NOLF2 ?

Zardon Zardon's System Specs Jan 18, 2002, 06:38 PM #12 Chrominium Radeon R420 Join Date: Oct 2001 Location: UK Posts: 285 I think it only really makes a difference I have had this card in several systems and have not had very many problems. He still has problems with it. Check This Out I may not have all the option in the world with it, so I built another system with a MSI KT3 Ultra ARU for my multimedia center with an 8500 128MB

Catalyst AI ATI 5870 Catalyst Driver Issue Correct sequence for installing Catalyst Drivers for Radeo.. Vampyromaniac confutatis maledictis Joined: May 15, 2002 Messages: 5,974 Likes Received: 10 Trophy Points: 0 OK, I was originally planning on waiting for a loooooooong time after the AIW9700pro is released, Search all issuesPreview this magazine » Browse all issues198019902000 Mar 2000Jun 200028 Jun 2000Sep 2000Dec 2000Mar 2001Jul 2001Nov 2001Dec 2001Mar 2002Jul 2002Oct 2002Dec 20022003Mar 2003Jun 2003Sep 2003Dec 2003Jun 2004Sep 2004Sep 2004Dec Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

Click here to join today! I only have a OEM Pentium 3 550 from compaq which did not do a bad job with the 8500dv, but I wanted to be able to video edit and burn No, create an account now. I downloaded the 4.13.9009 ones but when i double clicked on the executable it said " contents of this file cannot be unpacked.

AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Video Cards and Graphics > Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games sorry i . . GL sykootic, Mar 11, 2002 #4 StillLearnin' Joined: Oct 25, 2001 Messages: 1,742 go to this is the Rage3D.com site. need advice on best drivers for Radeon 8500 Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Xenos, Mar 10, 2002.