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Old 11-21-06, 11:41 PM   #1
niksko
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Default Opengl Woes

Ok, here's my problem. When playing games that use opengl, I am experiencing very bad frame skipping. This has only started in the last month or two. My setup is:

Mobo: ECS K7S5A
CPU: AMD Duron @ 1.1ghz
RAM: 512MB PC133 SDRAM
Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 2 MX 400
OS: 98SE

I know that it's nothing special, but the very few games that I can play I would like to be able to play with decent frame rates and Direct X gives me terrible frame rates. My system runs pretty hot ie. 50C CPU temp during idle and upto 60C when playing games. I have also recently installed a new hard drive, if that makes any difference. Also, I only experience this when playing in fullscreen. In windowed, it's fine, but id like to be able to play in fullscreen because I get low enough fps anyway.

Thanks

-Nik,

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Old 11-23-06, 03:59 AM   #2
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Default Re: Opengl Woes

Motherboard drivers for the AGP bus?

Reinstall or uninstall and install again.

Certainly won't hurt, but that sounds like the GART problem occuring.

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Old 11-23-06, 05:23 AM   #3
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Just what is the GART problem?
Also, i'm not sure if i'm doing it right. I went to the sis website (who make my chipset) and selected the agp(gart) drivers. Is this what you meant?

-Nik

EDIT: Tried un-installing then installing the drivers that I mentioned above and that didn't fix it

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