View Full Version : PNY 6600 GT driving me nutts.

08-19-05, 07:39 AM
Been trying to get this damn card working 100% for a week now, but no matter what i do it just refuses to work properly. When playing D3D games (only ones tested) my frame rate is extremely random. I can be happily running around CS/HL2/Farcry @ 80-100fps then all of a sudden it would drop to < 10fps for a few seconds then go back to 80-100. Ive tried numerous drivers ranging from 71.89 to 77.77 along with various tweaked version as well. Ive tried turning fast writes off and forcing the card to run at 100% but neither have solved the problem.

System setup.

AMD Athlon XP-M @ 2.4Ghz
1Gb Geil Value DDR400 @ 210Mhz FSB
Abit NF7-S v2.0
X-Pro 400 Watt PSU
PNY Verto 6600 GT AGP

Anyone have a suggestion on something else to try because this is really getting on my nerves now.

08-19-05, 08:22 AM
do you have the GART driver installed?

08-19-05, 08:34 AM
yeah. without it AGP 8x gets disabled for some reason.

Just tried the 66.93 drivers which have fixed a similar problem with NF3+68xx cards but hasnt done jack for me. Also adjusted the PCI latency but that didnt work either.

08-19-05, 02:08 PM
I've given up on it now, sending the card back next week and gonna pay the extra to get a 6800GT instead.