radeon 9200 texture problem

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woodenleg

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i brought my computer about 2 years ago, amd athalon 2.6 running xp.
i have a radeon 9200 graphics card, but when playing half life 2 i was prompted to update my driver. i didnt bother at first but started to notice problems with the textures on characters. i updated to the catalyst drive http://mirror.ati.com/support/drive...prod=productsXPdriver&submit.x=15&submit.y=12
an this seems to have made it worse. they look fine close up but from a distance they are all patchy.
the games i have noticed it in are unreal tournament 2004, half life 2 and the sims 2.
i read another thread suggesting omega drivers but they have made no difference.

i cant find any other info on this card on the ati site, nor on the net so im at a loss as to where to download the right driver from, if there is one.

any help would be great.

charlie lawrence
 

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The Catalyst and Omega drivers should work with pretty much any Radeon card on the planet.

Have you updated to the latest versionof DirectX? You can download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...20-BFBB-4799-9908-D418CDEAC197&displaylang=en

Also go to Start -> Run -> type DXDIAG and press enter. See if the utility lists any errors. Run the Video diagnostics.

Youmay also need to update to the latest motherboard chipset/AGP drivers. Find out what chipset you have and see if the manufacturer offers a new driver.
 
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