Originally posted by Jericho
It is much more likely a bug in the code of the bios or drivers. That is if there is a problem with the cards in the first place. It could even be a Windows problem for all we know related to directx 9. Would make sense since it is affecting both ati and nvidia. We know M$ is the mother of bugs.
BIOS, maybe. However, then it should affect a much greater number of cards than it does.
MS is right out since it happens before the box POSTs.