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XP AGP Issue

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Eviscero, Feb 10, 2005.

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  1. Eviscero

    Eviscero Thread Starter

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    I have a rather interesting problem.

    It all started about 3 months ago. I started getting weird video on my desktop and during gaming. It would only kick on (the corrupt video) when I started playing a directX or OpenGL game. It would then continue to corrupt the video even after I closed the game. I would have to restart to clear it up.
    Here is a image of it.

    http://www.eviscero.net/images/prob1.jpg

    After swapping out the card with another AGP (Nvidia MX440) I determined it was my ATI9700 so I RMA'd that card. After 5 days (rather quick...kudos to ATI) they sent me a new card. I plugged that in and boom - same problem. But this time I couldnt even POST.

    I figured the AGP port went bad on my PC since when I installed a PCI video card I was able to boot and get to desktop. I went out and purchased another MoBo. Installed it, and the AGP cards (ATI9800 & Nvidia MX440) and BOOM - Same farking prob....corrupt video and no POST.

    Yet, I am able to POST and load windows with a PCI Video card.

    I've narrowed it down to CPU, RAM & PSU. Yet, I can boot without an AGP card on both MoBos with common CPU, RAM, & PSU.

    What do you guys think? It loads with PCI card but not an AGP. Perhaps my AGP part of my CPU is fried?

    Below are sys specs; I've included all the parts I've been using.

    A7N8X DLX / A7n8x-E Dlx
    AMD XP 2800
    ATI9800 - Nvidia MX440
    PC2700 RAM (1024mb)
    Win XP SP2

    Thanks a bunch
    -Evis
     
  2. Eviscero

    Eviscero Thread Starter

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    bump for help please.
     
  3. zupadupa

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    When you put a PCI card in does it have the same green lines? Are you overclocking?
     
  4. Eviscero

    Eviscero Thread Starter

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    Not overclocking. It boots with a PCI video card...not an AGP
     
  5. dai

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  6. Paladin-X

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    Try taking the pci card out and putting the agp card back in, then clear the cmos.
     
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