View Single Post
Old 11-25-06, 05:56 PM   #574
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3
Default Re: GeForce 8800 GTX is selling?

Attention: Please respond to this at its own thread not here! (I screwed up.) [Can't figure out how to remove this one.]

Hey I just got this rig going on Weds with the (believe it or not) intent of running sof2 a little snappier and to run Vista.

I never could find a 8800 driver that would even run on Vista!! Even though that's plastered all over NV's site in reference to the 8800. Groan.

Furthermore I cannot run sof2 at all nor Prey nor ReturnToCastleWolfenstein nor can I even install QuakeII. Most of the problems are with OpenGL. Most of these failures end in the OpenGL window stating problems with finding bits and pieces of GL. With GLview I can find each of the "failed" files.

Maybe the problem is with xp64 but before I tear this really blistering fast wonderful cpu balancing system down and go back to 'multicore ignorant' xp I want to know if anyone else can successfully run any of these programs on an 8800 with even xp.


Core 2 Duo 6700 2.66GHz @ 3.504GHz
Core #0 at 41C
Core #1 at 40C

FSB 1401MHz
Zalman 9500 LED (Lowest speed)
2G DDR2-800 PC2-6400
eVGA 8800GTX
Dual 10,000RPM WD 74Gig SATA Raptors striped in a RAID 0
Running XP64

Last edited by SPUCK; 11-26-06 at 01:52 AM. Reason: Put in wrong place.
SPUCK is offline   Reply With Quote