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Martinrb25
03-22-06, 11:07 AM
I purchased an PNY 7900GT card and I have been having lots of problems. I get constant freezing. The card is running with the reference speeds (450/660) but nothing seems to work. I tought my Sound card was the problem but I tried with the sound card from the mainbord and the same thing.
The intermittent freezing occurs only in all 3D games and not while I am using Windows.
Used both 84.20 and 84.21 ForceWare drivers. My mainboard is based in an ATI Radeon® XPRESS 200 Chipset. It would be this the problem???
Please Help!!!

Windows XP PRO - Service Pack 2
AMD 3000+ (Socket 939)
MSI RS480M2 (ATI Radeon® XPRESS 200 Chipset)
1GB MB (512MBx2)
Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer
Seagate 120GB SATA
Seagate 60GB ATA100
DVD Write LG
Power supply 450Watts

hemmy
03-22-06, 04:11 PM
You have a 450w PSU, but what model/brand is it. That is the most important thing

Martinrb25
03-22-06, 04:41 PM
You have a 450w PSU, but what model/brand is it. That is the most important thing

Well, I must admit that my Power Supply is a cheap one.
But in the website from MSI, I saw in the specifications that they added something that was not there before when I bought the mainboard six months ago (Recommanded ATi Radeon PCI-Express 16X video card).
Slots
• One PCI Express 16X slot (Recommanded ATi Radeon PCI-Express 16X video card)
• Three PCI 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots. (support 3.3v / 5v PCI bus interface)

http://www.msicomputer.com/product/...odel=RS480M2-IL

Don't you think that the combination of the ATI mobo and Nvidia Video Card is the problem??? Does anybody have this combination?

Windows XP PRO - Service Pack 2
AMD 3000+ (Socket 939)
MSI RS480M2 (ATI Radeon® XPRESS 200 Chipset)
1GB MB (512MBx2)
Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer
Seagate 120GB SATA
Seagate 60GB ATA100
DVD Write LG
Power supply 450Watts

chiLLZ
03-22-06, 05:01 PM
I have had a nVidia nforce mobo with an ATI card in the past and there were no problems. I dont think ATI/nVidia combo would be a problem in itself.