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Hello Experts,

I have purchased a Graphic card PALIT DAYTONA nVIDIA RIVA TNT2 M64.

I am going to install it in GIGABYTE P4 Titan GA-8IRX, REV: 2.0, DDR RAM, motherboard. This motherboard support only AGP 4x (1.5V) card due to Intel 845 chipset cant support AGP 2x(3.3V).

nVIDIA RIVA TNT2 M64 card has a jumper port JP1 which is open. Is it AGP 4x mode by default? Or I have to set jumper to make it AGP 4x.

Please suggest me how I install the card in the above-mentioned main board. I am waiting for your advice soonest possible.

Thank you.

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Preferred Solution: PALIT DAYTONA nVIDIA RIVA TNT2 M64

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I have a nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 driver version5.01.2001.1240 and i am looking for an update but all the sites coming up say PRO does anyone know if they are the same or not .
confused again

Answer:nvidia riva tnt2 model 64

try and go to the download section. self explanatory from there.

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can anyone tell me where i caqn get the latest drivers for this
as i cant play my game i just bought i think i need my graphics
card to be use open gl or something

Answer:Nvidia Riva Tnt2 Model 64

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I have an NVidia Riva TNT2 32MB AGP 4X card in my IBM PC300PL. I have drivers that came with Win2k for it, but they are not DirectX compatible. I went to get the drivers for it from NVidia's site, but when it unzips them and attempts to install them, it says that there aren't any compatible cards in my sytstem. Any Ideas?


Answer:Solved: NVidia Riva TNT2

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I'm putting a new motherboard in my PC (Asrock p4v88) and in the instructions for the board is a note (do not use a 3.3v AGP on the AGP slot of this board). I hope to fit my old video card into the new mthbrd, it is a NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 64 PRO. I haven't a clue what the voltage is of my video card. Can I fit this old card in or do I go out and purchase a new video card of a known voltage?

Thank you
Donald Ashton

Answer:Need The Voltage Of My Nvidia Riva Tnt2 64 Pro

I don't recommend using that card in that machine. Not only is there a risk of it damaging the slot, it's also an incredibly old and slow card, if your new motherboard has onboard video it is likely faster than that TNT2-M64.

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please send me a link where i can get this nvidia riva tnt2 m64 for windows xp sp2

Answer:latest driver nvidia riva tnt2 m64 please

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I am running a Vista Home Premium PC with a 32MB Nvidia Riva TNT2 video card.
I can't update the drivers for the card from any driver install pack I can find. I cant do it with Windows XP, either. Can someone help, so I can get the best out of my old card?

HP Vectra VL420 DT
Intel Pentium 4 1.59 GHz
767 MB RAM
32 bit Windows Vista Home Premium

Answer:Nvidia Riva TNT2 update drivers

Support for TNT2 ended quite some time ago. I'm surprised you can even make a TNT2 work with Vista at all. Even for XP you have to go into the legacy drivers and download one of the older drivers that still includes TNT2 support from the nvidia website.

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Hi gang well i just purchesed some video cards for a princely sum
and some ram and one of the cards was a riva tnt model64 agp
but i dont have the softwear can you help me divers and so on

Answer:my cheap nvidia riva tnt2 model 64

windows xp?
WinXP/2k - (71.89)

tweak it...if not the os you need, just lookup drivers....legacy at nvidia

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I recently reformatted my computer's harddrive, and I've been working on getting everything back to it's normal working order. I'm having issues with my video card. It should be installed correctly, I haven't taken it out at all, and it worked a while before the reformat. I think I have the correct driver installed (This one).

But when I plug the monitor into the video card's plug, the monitor won't show anything, it's just blank with the little light, normally green, glowing orange. When I go to the System Information, the only video card that shows up is the one on the motherboard.

Am I using the correct driver? Any other possible solutions?

Answer:nVidia Riva TNT2 Model 64 issues

G'day Redalert95, I gather you have onboard video and that is working but your card is not. It is not a good idea to plug video leads if the machine is running, it could quite easily kill something.
It is possible that you may need to disable the onboard video in BIOS to allow the daughter card to operate.
This makes it odd that it may have changed from previous settings which were apparently working OK.
If this might be correct it may be pertinent to replace the battery at this time before going any further.
Your board manual BIOS settings should help determine what is happening. In some machines if you plug in a video card the onboard is automatically disabled, but your note does not infer this to be the case, therefore it seems you are going to have to carefully follow the BIOS set instructons in the manual. You likely have an onboard enable somewhere. The LED showing orange instead of green simply indicates no information is being received by the monitor.
You should not need any driver to be loaded to give your card operation for the monitor to operate in a basic mode.
The proper driver will only give the thing all the colours and abilities you are used to normally seeing.
Be extremely careful and ensure the power lead is removed anytime you plug items like cards, and ensure your follow antistatic rules.
Cheers, qldit.

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I'm searching for the latest driver for my husband's graphics card which is:
nVidia riva tnt2 model 64

His OS is win98, and he has dirX 9.0.C. I'm TERRIBLE at finding drivers and I was hoping someone might know how to locate this driver. I've been to the site, but as I said, I'm not very knowledgable about drivers, and I ended up very unsure as to what the latest driver for this would be.

Any help would be very appreciated!
Thanks much in advance!

Answer:Latest driver for nVidia riva tnt2 m64 HELP PLEASE! :)

kelticvixen said:


I'm searching for the latest driver for my husband's graphics card which is:
nVidia riva tnt2 model 64

His OS is win98, and he has dirX 9.0.C. I'm TERRIBLE at finding drivers and I was hoping someone might know how to locate this driver. I've been to the site, but as I said, I'm not very knowledgable about drivers, and I ended up very unsure as to what the latest driver for this would be.

Any help would be very appreciated!
Thanks much in advance!Click to expand...

Here is the file you want:

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i can't even bet a boot with a nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 w/8mb ram on a MainBoard TXpro-II or a knock-off replica thereof. funny thing is: the card workes fine in another comp with a diff mobo (this one, a spearfish with a xeon 450 pentium 2) and to add to insult, a couple of old junk video cards WILL work in the TX-proII. i also have an Aopen socket 7 mobo i could use for this system but the exact same story applies: the junk video cards work in it but not the tnt2 card which i just bought. by junk video cards i mean they have bad memory chips on them and they have garbage mixed in the on-screen display which makes them kind of useless except for getting a system to boot at all. if it matters they both have S3virge chips on them. running win98 fully updated with ie 5.5 also fully updated. have the latest nvidia drivers avail but of course haven't gotten that far. i did, however remove all the old drivers from device manager and found no nVidia references in the registry to delete at all. any clues would be highly appreciated. thanx, JL

Answer:System won't boot with Nvidia Riva TNT2 64 8Mb

When does your system bang...what message? If it's Windows protection error, you probably need to assign an IRQ to VGA in bios. I had this same problem...see Replacing Video card...steps?" in this forum.

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Hello friendsI have a Time PC and the memory is only a NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 64......I'm not to sure what my best upgrade is.Sometimes it would say not enough memory so I would like to go to 128 or 256...Does any SDRAM card fit 168 PIMM or do I need special card to fit my system from halvewit Trev


I am a little confused? The limits will be set by the chipset on the size of max RAM you can install.Rule of thumb is no mor ethan 512mb for 98/98se/ME. XP and 2000 love it!The graphics card can be easily replaced with a fairly good price these days Ti4200 of Fx5200 card. 64MB/128MB/256MB flavours.

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I have just dowloaded and installed a new driver for the above graphics card.Everythings seems to be ok. Except when I go into control panel and look at nview desktop manager everything but the first tab is greyed out.I runing windows 98 with 192 ram amd a 900Athelon processor.Thanks

Answer:nvidia riva tnt2 model 64/pr064

I have the same card on my older computer i updated the drivers to TNT264 PRO because i upgraded to XP if you are using W98 i would roll back the driver to the older one you don't need the update for W98 in my view.

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Can anyone assist me how to update my video card to the latest version (if there is). It's a bit old. its a 32mb AGP Nvidia Riva Tnt2/Pro (Microsoft Corp.) driver date is 4/7/2004 version (stated in device manager) I have WIndows XP SP2

Are there freeware that can figure out what is installed and recommend safely which version to update or driver to download so I can reinstall. I can't seem to find the driver cd that came with this video card.



Answer:Solved: Updating Nvidia Riva Tnt2/Pro

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So i got this free computer without a hard drive to run a bot on, I got the hard drive and now i cant do anything because of this video card it came with. Its a nvidia riva tnt2 model64/model 64 pro. Iv looked everywhere to download the driver but i cant find anything. Im running windows xp on the computer and when i tried the nvidia site it said it cant find the hardware, when i tried some other site, it said the download was meant onlt for windows xp x64. is there anywhere i can get this driver for windows xp and if so, where can i find it?

Answer:Nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 driver

Does the motherboard have on-board video too? If so, use the on-board video until you get the TNT Riva driver sorted

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Um, this might sound shallow, but where could I find a BIOS upgrade to the NVIDIA Riva TNT2 Pro graphics card?

Answer:Nvidia Riva TNT2 PRO Bios question

What brand is it? Check the manufacturer's site. It might still be there.

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Hi all, my neighbour who's PC runs on WindowsME had the following message appear when he started his PC up tonight.Error 0D000000F0. Then something about a video driver failing to load.In safe mode, I looked at the video drivers which where given as:NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64 x. I checked out the properties and it said the following:C:\Windows\System\NVDISP.DRVc:\Windows System\NVINI,vxdc:\Windows\System\vmn32.vxd [vdd.vxd]and RAGE PRO TURBO AGP 2X---------------------------------------------In Safe Mode, I tried the last 3 System Restores but each failed.Could someone kindly direct me to a site where I can download the video driver my neighbour needs. I think the driver would have to fit onto a floppy disk because I'm not sure if his CD drive works.I'm using a desktop with XP Home SP2 and a laptop with Vista on it.I do have a floppy drive on the desktop and a few floppy disks.I could not find the Last Good Configeration (I think its called)to try that.Many thanks,Mike

Answer:NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 drivers help please, thankyou

This may come as a surprise:click here

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If you are still using this old video card in your Windows XP desktop(like I am in one of mine), the NVIDIA ForceWare 61.77 and 66.93 drivers are the ones that you want to install and use. If you try to install and use the 71.84, 71.89, or newer versions, they will NOT install. I have done some experimenting and have confirmed this.


Answer:For Those Who Are Still Using A NVIDIA Riva TNT2 64 Video Card

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I continue to get intermittent screen messages that I have a problem with my Nvidia graphics driver, occasionally causing shut downs and generating error messages to microsoft.
Although possibly completely unrelated, I also find that my computer shuts down on its own if left alone about 30 minutes, and when turned back on, goes through an odd reboot on its own whcih returns me to where I was before leaving.
The microsoft proposed solution is to download a new driver off the Nvidia website though they also say Nvidia has no solution to the problem. When I go to the Nvidia website, I can find a downloadable driver for XP. ( , though the instructions request me to:
1- disable download accelerator utilities ( How do I find if I have any? I recall loading one at one time, but can't remember if it was on this computer, or find anything suggesting this on my start menu)
2-turn off my virus protection- can do
3- remove Nvidia display drivers from the control panel using the add/remove function.- I can't find any. However, I do find reference to them in my systems folder listing a TNT2 nmodel V dated 4/7/04. It seems odd that I have a listing in the latter, but not in the former. It also seems odd that they would request the removal of the old one first. Will my monitor work if its removed??
Thanks for any assistance

Answer:Updating Nvidia Riva TNT2 driver

d/l and save the driver to the desk top
in the device manager uninstall the card
reboot tapping f8 and choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting and reinstalling the card
disable a/virus
install your drivers
reboot the computer

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Now, technically, which graphics card is faster in drawing: the NVidia Riva TNT2 AGP or the INtel 845G PCI? I noticed that the TNT2 has slightly higher framerates.


Do you meant the integrated series? If so, the Riva TNT would be better.

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I just performed a clean install of windows xp professional edition on a freshly formatted hard disk.
Here is my current hardware configuration:
PIII 500Mhz, 192Mb Ram, 16Mb Riva Tnt 2 Pro Graphics, Asus P3v4x motherboard, creative vibra 128 sound card..

I have a problem with Direct draw. whenever i try to test direct draw thru dxdiag, my screen flickers a few times and the my computer hangs. I have now diabled direct draw acceleration. I have tried the latest Nvidia Detonator xp drivers (2.1.83) as well as the default drivers that came with xp. There is still no difference.

I could use direct draw and direct 3d with the same hardware setup on my previous system, Win ME. All the directx games ran fine there.

Please let me know what the problem is as this is the only glitch in an otherwise impeccable system..

Apurva Mehta

Answer:{RESOLVED}DirectDraw Problems on Nvidia riva Tnt2

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I'm using Windows 98SE.

I've downloaded and installed the Nvidia 61.76 video drivers(the most current version for 98SE) for this video card, but it refuses to get out of 16-color, 640 X 480 resolution mode. Every time I start up and Windows loads, an error message appears with the following:

There is a problem with your display settings. The adapter type is incorrect or the current settings do not work with your hardware.

Any suggestions?

Answer:A Question About Nvidia Riva TNT2 M64 Video Card

If my memory serves me right, I fixed the problem one time by going into Display Props/Settings/Advanced and changing the display adapter. I had to show Windows exactly where the one was, that I wanted to use. It was with a S3 Savage card but maybe it'll work the same with your Nvidia.

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Hi, i just wanna know,
what is nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 latest driver?

Answer:what is Nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 latest driver?

Start here :

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do you guys know what my problem could be? my pc hangs/restarts whenever it has to render some 3d graphics, or even when it simply has to use directdraw or direct3d. it even hangs when i press the "test direct3d" button in dxdiag. it even hangs when i use the drawing tools in microsoft word!

i do believe its something to do with directx. the problem is only "solved" when i set my video hardware acceleration to "none". but of course i dont want to have forever sluggish graphics. any suggestions...? btw, i using windozeXP pro.

Answer:nvidia riva tnt2 problem with directdraw/direct3d

What version on the nvidia detonator drivers are you using?

What version of DirectX do you have installed?

Have you been to Windows Update and installed the necessary updates?

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Right, so I have a Creative Model CT6980 Graphics Card otherwise known as a TNT2 nVIDIA RIVA M64/32MB, but I cannot find a good XP driver for it. There seem to be massive problems with TNT2 nVIDIA RIVA M64 driver such as making the system fail to recognise the card, a bit of a problem, and as I am working on someone elses system I am under orders not to destroy it. Therefore does anyone know of a low risk XP driver that would do for this card?

Answer:CT6980 or TNT2 nVidia Riva Driver Badly needed

Try this site: Requires registration w/ a valid email address but it's free and you get a certain number of free downloads a month... in the meantime, I'll do some more research. If you can't find anything at driverguide, I'll post a link here.... GOOD LUCK!!!! You should find what you need at driverguide.


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The title says it all - Thanks!

I have a old pc with a 245W PSU and I m thinking about upgrading the card.

Answer:Anybody know the power requirements of a NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 16mb graphics card?

Couldn't find a quick answer to this but if the "old" machine runs okay as it is then it should have no problem with the TNT2 card. They are a pretty old card and were designed for the machines of the day which (by today's standards) were pretty slow and didn't need a huge amount of power to get them going. I assume the "old" machine has a AGP slot to fit the card into?

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Hi. I was wondering...are the TNT and TNT2 drivers interchangeable? I need a Windows 2000 TNT driver, because the one supplied with the OS doesn't have Direct3D support :/...Thanks for your help!

Answer:RIVA TNT and RIVA TNT2 drivers interchangeable?

My guess, is Yes, they can be used. It definately isn't going to hurt to give it a shot, worst case you just uninstall. TNT2 was just before I began to pay attention to hardware.

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Trying to reinstall XP on a machine that was WinME.
Everything went smooth, except the colors are way off.
I tried an update via control panel-display-adapters, and it says it's working fine.
But the reds are way off as are the greens.
Anyone know what's going on here?
Video card is, NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro.
AGP 4x.

Answer:Colors are all wrong - ibm netvista NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro

thats an old card, im pretty sure nvidia doesnt support it with their latest drivers any more, try seaching for one thats, say...1 or 2 year old drivers?

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NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro PROBLEM..

i saw something about this in another thread but can't find it
anyway my 32mg card only shows 16mg
the other thread listed a driver that worked for one member and i have the same driver...doesn't seem to work for me
is there a dialog or setting...?

Answer:NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro ONLY SHOWS 16MG

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I have a nvidia riva tnt2 model 64/model 64 pro pci bus videocard.
The other day I bought the follow up of MOH (sorry forgot the name because returning it to the store)but ofcource you already see the problem rightaway:error log file of the game told me the card was missing out on some functions.Can this card be updated so "heavy duty games won't be a problem in the future?(il2/fb-wolvenstein-cfs2 run good though!)

Thanx for listening!

Answer:nvidia riva tnt2 model 64/model 64 pro update wanted can get the latest drivers for the card, but it won't help that much, because it's a TNT2...and PCI....

If you wanted to play newer games, you'd have to get a new video card....but if you're running a PCI video card right now, then it may not be worth it...check if you have an AGP slot, is should be above the PCI slots on the motherboard, and slightly offset from them...if you have an AGP slot, then that's good, because you could get a good video card...but if you don't, you'll probably be better off getting a whole new system rather than just upgrading the video.

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I have an NVIDIA Riva TNT2 model 64/model 64 pro adapter version installed in my computer. Operating system of my computer is XP professional SP2. It won't load. Tried reinstalling it via the Add/Remove hardware menu still no lack. Tried updating the driver still no lack. Driver might be corrupted. Where can I get free copy of this driver so i can replace the corrupted one? The NVIDIA site provides for a higher version. Will this be alright to use as a replacement driver?

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I have the Nvidia Riva TNT2 Model 64 / Model 64 pro video card and i want to install a game but the video card has to be in 256 color mode and in Windows i can only go to 32 bit what can i do? Any comments or posts would be great! Thank YOU!

Answer:Nvidia Riva TNT2 Model 64 / Model 64 pro Problem?

Just to be clear, 32-bit is actually 16,777,216 colors, so its much more then 256 which is just 256 colors. So for 256 you need to lower the color depth not increase it.

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The title says it all. These are all 32MB cards, and I would like to know the best one and the worst one, any help? Thanks!

Answer:TNT2, TNT2 Riva and GeForce 2 MX, which is better?

As far as I know, there aren't any difference between TNT2 and Riva TNT2, but there are RIVA TNT2, RIVA TNT2 Vanta, and RIVA TNT2 M64.

Listed from the least to the most powerful:

RIVA TNT2 M64 (16mb card)
GeForce2 MX

For more information about the differences, take a look here...

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My wife's has a 3D Blaster RIVA TNT2 vedio card and I am trying to get some updated drivers, I am getting 404 messages on every web site I try. Can someone give me a link to find up to date driver?


Answer:3D Blaster RIVA TNT2

have you tried downloading the drivers on the NVidia website.
the beauty of NVidia cards are they only need "One Driver to Rule Them All" meaning the detonator drivers on the website are capable of supporting even the older Riva 128 to the Riva TNT to TNT2 up to the smooth power of GeForce 3! pretty cool and convenient huh? anyway here is the URL for the latest detonator drivers.

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Question: RIVA TNT2 Model 64

Memory Frequency GPU : 125.01 MHz
GPU Frequency : 125.01 MHz

Is this the standerd Frequency for a

RIVA TNT2 Model 64

Answer:RIVA TNT2 Model 64

125/150 (core and memory frequency, respectively) is usually the standard for a TNT2 M64. Examine the memory chips carefully; these can be the key to why the memory is set lower than normal (usually, look for special numbers for the memory cycle time, e.g. a "70" might indicate a cycle time of 7ns, which equates to a default frequency of 143 MHz).

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Each time I start up settings in display properties resets to
Screen resolution 640 X 480
Color Quality low 8 - bit
I rest them to
1024 X 768
32 bit
apply and restart and they reset to the above.

The correct monitor and Adapter are selected.

I ran a update search for each and it says I have the latest driver version.

If I need to update the monitor and Adapter driver what version and where do I need to go?

Any Help would be appreciated.


I resently downloaded service pack 2 and added Microsoft USB reciver wireless keyboad and mouse.

Operating system Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2 (build 2600)
Processor 1.4 gig pent 4
Maxtor 96147H6 Hard Drive
Main Circuit Board Hewlett Packard HP WMTA systern board 123
Bios Phoenix Tech
Memory Modules 512 meg RIM non-ECC
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64 Display adapter
View Sonic A90f+ 17" Monitor
Firewall ver
Security center ver

Answer:Display Properties will not apply settingsNVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64 Display adapter

get the latest driver from Nvidia themselfs for your GFX card .. go here and click Graphics Driver > Gforce & TNT2 > XP/2000 and click GO ... this will locate the correct driver for you.

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hi just wanted to ask if I can overclock a Graphic card from palit with zotac nitro??

Answer:Overclocking nvidia palit card with zotac nitro

That's exactly what is was made for but there is no difference using this compared to something like Riva Tuner or Evga's Precision.

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I have a Palit Nvidia GT640 graphics card.

The my monitors are AOC. They only have standard VGA 15 pin slots.

Now the VGA from the graphics card is working, but the DVI adaptor I've used for the other VGA to VGA connection this monitor will not display either by extending to this display or trying to make the primary display.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Palit nvidia GT640 multiple dual displays not working

My mobo is a MSI Z87 Mpower if that helps?

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i have a nvidia riva 128/128tx grafics card (or it at least says so) in a dell optiplex gx150. been trying to get it to be true color but what ever i do it won't. am i going to have to install a new graffics card ? i tried to update but to no avail.please tell me what i need to do and if there is any way to go from 16bit to 32bit.

Answer:nvidia riva 128/128 tx

You need the video card drivers....if you have this card......type dxdiag in the run and find out...

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Question: Nvidia Riva Tnt

Does anybody know what is the last driver of NVIDIA that supported RIVA TNT 1 (16MB)

Answer:Nvidia Riva Tnt

you can find one there.

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Question: Nvidia TNT2 M64

I recently bought a TNT2 card. I installed , downloaded the lateset drivers from the nvidia website (41.xx) and ran it on my WinME system.Problem is when the computer starts ,before the BIOS and memory check, the amount of memory shown is 32 MB.While in Windows the driver shows only 16 MB (display properties-advanced-nvidia TNT2 Model 64). I had purchasd the card with 32 MB. So does this mean that in Windows only 16 MB is used ? How can I correct this error ?


Answer:Nvidia TNT2 M64

some of your ram might be should pickup the whole thing or not at all.I have a tnt pro 2 with 32mb.
try removing it puting your old card back in restart then shut down and put the tnt back in and make sure it is in evenly and firmly pushed in if it's not you could have problems.and then restart again.reinstall the drivers.
All internal work must be done with power off.
if you changed from pci to agp make sure that enabled is set in the BIO for AGP. It should work but it is a little finiky if it wasn't pushed in just leave the case off untill you get it right because you might have to remove it a few times untill you get it right. good luck

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Question: nvidia tnt2 m64

I have an Elitegroup motherboard with SiS620 chipset, and I've installed a pci nvidia tnt2 m64, but now lockups occur in 3d games, and sometimes in the Windows GUI.

Sometimes alt+ctrl+del will get me out of it in the GUI; it gives me a blue "system busy" screen and then I can click cancel on the close program dialog and everything's fine.

Sometimes it stays locked when I hit alt+ctrl+del, and it always stays locked in games.

I'm running the detonator 5.13 beta drivers, which are said to tbe the most stable. I have tried the latest drivers (12.xx), but with those the problem is worse because once it locks alt+ctrl+del never works, and the lockups are more frequent.

I've tried adjusting latency timing, looked for conflicts and tested power settings and everything seems fine... what could be the problem?


Answer:nvidia tnt2 m64

Wondering how you disabled your sis chip, this from the sis web site about adding pci card to a 620 system

If you add on a PCI VGA card on a AGP/Super AGP VGA based board (like 5600+6326, 530, 620), you
will need to set up the display priority. Every board maker has her way to do the setting. Some of them will implement
it in the BIOS, in the item "Integrated Peripheral","Initial Display First", you can choose "PCI slot". However some other
makers do the setting by jumpers, you need to refer to your manual or contact the makers for further help. The best
solution is to ask help from your board maker. However if you don't know who the maker is, you can track from the
store where you buy the computer, or ask any local pc dealer if they know there's a way to help you. After you
finish the hardware part, you can remove the our vga driver from your system. Please go to "Control
Panel","Add/Delete programs" to remove the driver. Please don't care about the exclamation mark that appears in the
Device Manager, if you have already install your second card successfully. It won't influence your VGA display.

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Question: nVidia TNT2 M64

does anyone have this card? if so , can you look at it and see if it has a fan? mine only has a heatsink and someone told me that its supposed to have a fan. could this be the reason why my computer locks up when i play intensive games or watch videos?

Answer:nVidia TNT2 M64

i have one and it has no fan although it seriously needs one!!!!!!!!

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Recently I bought this new v.card and can't play any games(like Urban Chaos, Age of Empires 2). I just start the game and it automatically exits in a few seconds. Sometimes it does start but then after some time of playing it exits again and the comp. crashes('hangs'). I could play these games with my old card though!
I have already downloaded the latest drivers and really don't know what to do else. Could it be that these games don't 'know' this card and don't want to work with it or what?

Answer:Nvidia Riva TNT 2 Pro problems...

some tnt2 ultras have voltage problems with the agp supply on older motherboards. Not sure which chip the pro uses but if it's the ultra then this could be the problem.

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I'm new to the computer world and looking to upgrade my video card. I have a P2mmx at 300mhz w/ 256mb. & I'm running xp home. I was wondering if the gforce 4mx 420 is better than my currant nvidia riva tnt And if it is compatable with my computer?

Answer:What's better? nvidia riva tnt or gforce 4mx 420?

A Quick Question...

I'm new to the computer world & looking to upgrade my video card. I have a P2mmx at 300mhz w/256mb, on a Intel I440LX &
i'm running XP home. I was wondering if the gforce 4mx 420 is better that the nvidia riva tnt. And if it's compatable with my computer?

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Hey, guys. What NVIDIA driver (Detonator or Forceware) should I use under Windows ME with a Riva TNT2 Pro to get the best quality and performance? I am asking this because I noticed that (under RPGMaker 2000), using the original Windows drivers showed no flicker. But, when I used the 45.23 drivers, sure they were fast in Direct3D applications. But in RPGMaker, flicker starts to appear. It's not so bad that it is unplayable, it's just really annoying. THANKS IN ADVANCE!

Answer:NVIDIA TNT2 Drivers

You should use ancient Detonators. Something in the 1x or 2x series maybe.

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My video display has a terrible flutter that is getting worse. I am worse than a novice about drivers/driver updating and bios updating. I've done research on updating drivers, but get nowhere. My display driver for my Dell with Windows XP Pro is NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64Pro (4.07.02).
Does my problem lie with my driver, bios, or what?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:NVIDIA RIVA Driver Problem or Something Else?

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Answer:nvidia riva tnt264 drivers

i am using riva tuner to tweak my graph.card and this tells me i'm using detonater xp version 29.42 is there a better version for games (medal of honour). anyone with same card as me and pent2/350mhz 128mbsdram win2000pro which drivers are you using. know any tips?

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I am having a prob I cant seem to troubleshoot. Against lighter backgrounds, I am getting faint dark lines going horizontal!Its not the monitor as that is brand new.HELP!!!!

Answer:NVIDIA Aladdin TNT2 Problem

Install proper drivers.

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Here's the deal: I have a piece of software called Gigastudio which conflicts severely with my TNT2. I wonder if perhaps instead of replacing the card, an alternate set of drivers would be an option. The only graphics stipulation is that it needs to be 16 bit in order for me to run Cubase. Thanks a bunch!
P.S. Here is the exact brand name of the card.

Nvidia TNT2 M64 32MB 4X AGP

Answer:Alternate drivers for Nvidia TNT2?

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I have a PCI [not PCI express not AGP] Nvidia TNT2 card and need it to work in a dell dimension, Windows XP Home Edition.
I did what anyone would do... installed it, went to Nvidia site, looked up the right family [TNT2] for the OS, and downloaded this MONSTROUS 40MB file. When I run the install program it simply says "did not detect any appropriate hardware" and shuts down. The card does come up with the correct ID at boot time [correctly identifies what it is] and, with windows in SAFE MODE, the display is driven off the Card, not the onboard. The Windows OS again correctly shows the card in the Device manager [no bangs... calls it by the right names etc.]. So all that looks good, but absent the real NVIDIA drivers, when I boot into normal Windows XP, not safe-mode, it acts as though it is a two monitor rig. and unfortunately, the display from the nvidia card seems to be the #2 display, thus not exactly usable. Then I go to reboot, and the next time, it will not even display to the monitor once windows XP boots. very frustrating.

I NOTE that the Dell Dimension 3100 bios does NOT allow the option of shutting off the onboard. it only gives two choices "onboard" or "Auto".

So, anyone have a clue what's going on here?

Answer:Nvidia TNT2 64 Vid driver that works???

OMG...Used to have one of these cards and it lasted about 1 hour and i trashed it. My diamond viper card was more powerful and am still using it to this day in my backup rig. Am thinking the last drivers that work are the 9.04 or something series. As far as your mobo i have no clue on a dell how to disable on board video...Goodluck

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I have a Compaq Presario 5000 (5WV373) that had Windows ME and was working properly. I just formated the computer and installed Win 2K as a default installation. Everything is working properly but the Nvidia card. I couldn't install it. I only have 16 colors, 800x600.
This Nvidia card came within the Compaq and I lost all the installation CDs so I was at and I download the "56.72 winxp nVIDIA DRIVER" but it doesn't work. I execute it but when it finish nothing happened, the driver is not installed, the Nvidia card doesn't work.
I would appreciate any help to make this card work!!!!!

Thanks in Advance.

Please respond with copy to [email protected]

Answer:I Can't install my Nvidia TNT2 M64 PRO 16MB in W2K

You'll need to download the riva drivers, not the geforce ones. Uninstall the geforce drivers BEFORE you install the rivas.
EDIT:I am wrong. I used to have a TNT card but it was years ago. Sorry.

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Hello all;
my son deleted my hardrive (accidentally of course). I reloaded windows 98se and downloaded drivers for my Nvidia tnt2 model 64 video. But now I it only works in minimal mode. I'm using a NEC MultiSync E750 monitor with the latest drivers as well. With the old drivers (sored on the hard drive of course) everything worked fine. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


Answer:Nvidia tnt2 model 64 Problems

when you re-install the win98se did you install the chipset for the motherboard the intel .inf drivers ???

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I usually have OpenGL display problems with programs running fullscreen (usually blurry text in menus, etc.), for example the image attached is from OpenGL Extension Viewer (I captured it from the test window), I have the most up to date drivers and software, any ideas?

Nvidia Tnt2 32mb (53.03 winxp drivers)

Answer:OpenGL + Nvidia Tnt2 Troubles

You should try an older driver - the new ones have issues.

Try an early 40 driver or even the oldest one they have:

The driver should be listed in Add/Remove Programs.

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What chipset is better(faster) ?
NVIDIA TNT2 or GeForce 2-200

If you could buy at the same price these two video cards
1.) SVGA ( Chipset : NVIDIA GeForce 2MX-200) 64MB AGP R TV-OUT
2.) SVGA ( Chipset : NVIDIA TNT2 M64) 32MB AGP R

what would you choose ??

Answer:GeForce 2Ì×-200 Vs NVIDIA TNT2

I'd go for the GF2 mate

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At the moment I have in my machine a Voodoo3 2000 PCI. I havejust received off a friend a nVidia Riva TNT2 M64.

Which one is better for 3d gaming?

also if anyone knows how much memory does this card hold??


Answer:Voodoo3 2000 VS nVidia TNT2 M64

Also....if I do use the TNT2 what do i run my games in (UT) openGL or D3D?

(I have heard that OpenGL on TNT2 cards is dodgy?!?!)


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i have a nvidia riva tnt2 model 64 card and a 15" NEC LCD monitor

i have these horizontal lines running across my screen that are like 'shadows'. like when im using microsoft word, or typing in any white textbox, there are horizontal lines that run from the text across the screen.

i've tried uninstalling/re-installing drivers a million times, changing refresh rates, making sure the card is plugged in and all cables are secure, etc. i also know it isnt the monitor because it works perfectly on my roommates computer. i also made sure to properly clean out old drivers before changing them.

any help would be appreciated!

Answer:Nvidia Tnt2 Vid Card Problems

This sounds as thought the card is faulty. Try it in your mates machine and see what happens.

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I have recently built a cheap machine for my son to play BF1942 on. IT has a problem with the graphics card and say that windows will have to shut down to stop any damage being done. It says its the graphics card drivers but i can't sort it out. Any ideas anyone

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Hi people

im having trouble with a riva 128 zx card. i originally had a 64 tnt card and replaced it with the 128 but now my pc wont recognise either of them. the computer turns on fine but the monitor is not responding to either cards. both the monitors are fine, cables etc but they wont respond to the cards. i tested the 64 on another pc and its working fine, but my main pc wont accept them.

ive got a p4 1.6 ghz
256 mb ram
and other typical stuff but i can seem to figure out any obvious things that are causing this to happen.

You'd probably need more info than that so just ask but i can't remember EXACTLY whats in the pc. I can't look at the specs because no monitor will work.

any help would be great, this is driving me mad

Answer:nVidia RIVA 128zx-monitors won't recognise

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I've installed TOCA 2 and I can't get past the "setup" page. The page reads as follows:

NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64/ Model 64 Pro

Version No.

The game manual says I need or a later version.

I've downloaded the latest drivers from NVIDIA, but I still have the same problem. Can anybody help please??


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Hi Guys,

First time here and I'm more desperate than a virgin on his wedding day. I just purchased Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield (hoping to split a few wigs today). I found out that it does not support my video card (gulp!) Is there a patch or anything that I can do besides buying a new video card?


Answer:Raven Shield vs. Nvidia TNT2 Pro AGP Card

Unless someone has made a third-party patch that somehow simulates hardware T&L, then no, I'm afraid the only way to get it to work is by getting a newer video card.

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OS Dual boot WIN98SE/WIN2K
384MB Ram

OK, here goes. I have a 32MB Nvidia TNT2 Ultra video card. However MOST of the time, the system won't recognize it as anything other than a standard VGA card. Every now and then it'll actually show as the correct card and when that happens it works GREAT (for a while), then all the sudden it's back to standard VGA again.

This happens in 98SE and 2K, I have 2 older Rage cards that I have no trouble with. Unfortunately I DON'T have another machine that I can put this card in right now.

Have all the latest drivers (that I can find) for everything, problem has persisted through a reformat and reload.

Any help at all appreciated.

(edited for spelling)

Answer:NVIDIA TNT2 Ultra shows as standard VGA

If your system is not HAVING issues with your other cards, then your TNT2 is the cause.... its an odd problem you have.

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Is there anyway for me to run World of Warcraft on an unsupported Video Card (NVidIA TNT2) without spending money on a new card? I spent fifty dollars on the game and now I"m stuck! Help?>??

Answer:Please help me- Video Card/Driver NVidia TNT2- WoW

you could always return the game. have you actually tried the game, and seen it fail. if so, you'll need a newer video card.

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Hi - I'm new to the boards and have a question I hope someone can help me with. I have an old Dell Dimension 4100 that is running windows me and it has an nvidia tnt 2 video card. My son recently purchased Call of Duty and it doesn't seem to work on this system. I keep getting an error message that I need to upgrade my video card. I think I need a pci express card, but I'm not sure so my question is how do I figure that out and can anyone recommend a video card that is not too expensive? The system is 6 years old and I really don't feel like investing a ton of cash into it. It does have 256 mb of ram, that I know as well as an pentium 3 processor, 20 gig hard drive (small I know in this day and age) and is running @ 933mhz. Thanks in advance for the help.


Answer:Upgrading an nvidia tnt2 card on an old dell 4100

You need an AGP video card.Given the age of your computer you probably only have an AGP 4x slot so I would recomend an ATI Radeon 9200 or 9250. anything more powerfull than that wouldn't give you any significant improvement due to the speed of your processer and slot. upgradeing your ram to 512 mb wouldnt be a bad idea either.
Video card:


regardless of what video card and ram you get that game will probably only run on medium settings due to your processer.

ps:If you would like to upgrade your HDD:

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Video Lock-ups / CD-ROM Locking problem

CPU Information

Asus A7A266Mother board with audio & AMD 1.2 GHz Processor combo,
256MB/133 Ram chip,
NVIDIA Riva TNT 2 32MB M64 APG video card.
Fujitsu 30 gig HD Re-formatted with a clean copy of Win 98se installed
50X speed CD-ROM
HP 9100i CDR
Two Kingston NICs
Modem supplied with Mother board
Windows 98se.

I have experienced the following problems:

1. During boot-up, the windows logo flickers one time every time its booting.
2. The CD-ROM will some times hang and lock the computer.
3. While running NASCAR 4, & Need For Speed. The video blinks out. Its like the screen freezes and then runs ok. This happens every 3 to 4 seconds. This makes the game unplayable.
4. I have seen when I was using the CD-ROM the CPU locks up and if I open the CD-ROM door the CPU will run again. Close the door and the CPU lock up again.
5. Every time the CPU lock up due to the CD-ROM (Ctrl/Alt/Delete) takes forever and it seems to crash the system so bad I have to hit the reset.
6. I have seen Windows Explorer screen flicker every once and a while.

Trouble shooting steps taken:

1. Installed latest driver for the TNTm64 video card ( Still having the same problem)
2. Installed a Voodoo 3-3000 video card and drivers. ( Still having the same problem)
3. Minimized all the graphic settings in NSACAR 4. Un-checked all items possible to achieve smooth video. ( Still having the same problem)
4. Removed both network cards and modem. ( Still havi... Read more

Answer:NVIDIA TNT2 M64 lock up problem on ASUS A7A266 MB

What are your irq assignments, any conflicts, what's sharing with what.

Device manager, any conflicts, ms-dos compatabilty mode drivers note, etc.

Anything running in the background to cause a conflict.

Directx diagnostic, any problems reported.

Is your cdrom on the same ide channel as the hard drive, if so change it.

One thing you might try but it's a strech, download sisoft sandra and run the benchmark program, once in awhile it will show a problem and how to fix it. I haven't used it for a long time but it use to have a diagnostic that would check the systme bus, agp bus, etc.

you should be able to get it at

Will keep my eyes open if I run across anything on some of the gaming sites.

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Title says it all.

Any info about how to do it, such as :

1. software needed
2. cooling need + how to fit it
(3. Possible 3D Mark score)

Also I have a Winfast Geforce 2 MX 100/200. Any similar info about clocking that would also be appreciated.

The computer that runs my TNT2 is a custom made PC. It has an Abit KT7A Raid, 256 MB of Ram and a 1200Mhz unclocked Thunderbird AMD. The card on it at the moment on gets a score of 700 in my 3D Mark tests.

The computer that runs on my Geforce 2 is a Dan computer with a Pentium 1.5 Ghz with 256 mb of ram and a new 845 chipset motherboard. This graphics card gets just under 1000 points at the moment in my 3D Mark tests.

Thanks for any info!

Answer:Any Info/Suggestions on nVidia Riva TNT M64 32mb graphics card overclocking?

mx overclocking guide

Will look around for the m64 but I don't think it will get you much, your scores seem low but I haven't run the bench for quite awhile and don't remember what I got with a ddr

downloaded it just for chuckles 2512 at default settings.
P3 [email protected], 512 PC133 cl2 ram, Prophet DDr

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Hi guys. Just a question. An easy one I think. Right now, I'm using an nVIDIA TNT2 Model 64 16MB video card. This video card works pretty well, but could be better. Especially with games like Quake III Team Arena. I am thinking off upgrading to a nVIDIA TNT2 Model 64 32MB video card. Since the only difference between the two cards is that one has more memory. Can I use the video card driver already installed if I switch from the 16MB card to the 32 MB card?

Computer is a Systemax Athlon 1Gh W/Windows ME. X4 APG slot.


Answer:Changing video. TNT2 16MB to TNT2 32MB

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I bought this graphics card for installation in an older P2 machine. Whne the card is in the slot, the machine does not post. Is the card pooched? or is there someting in the bios that prevents the card from working. The old card work fine, and I just wanted to "speed up the old machine" a little.

Any suggestions?

Answer:NVIDIA TNT2 M64 16MB SVGA Graphics Card "PCI"

So when you put the card in computer does not boot?If not try another PCI slot if the same thing then the card is bad.

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Hi, I purchased this graphics card and installed it in an older P2 machine. All I get is black boot. Support page says to try different slot, so I tried them all. Suggestions? or is the card pooched?

Answer:NVIDIA TNT2 M64 16MB SVGA Graphics Card "PCI"

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Hi there,I am hoping that someone could lend me a helping hand here. I'm attempting to install Daytona US Deluxe for PC and have meet with some resistance. I am able to open the file and begin the installation process but when I get to the end of it the following message appears;"Cannot run on Windows NT 5.1 (Build: 2600)"What should I do? Do I need to download something else in order to get this installed? Any advice would be hugely appreciated.Cheers,jeeva4

Answer:Installing Daytona for PC

Do you have anymore info on the program and also your system?

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Anyone ever Used a Daytona Card?

The system I just ordered is powerful, but it uses a Daytona Card from Pilat. Anyone ever heard of the company or used the card?
By the way, the card's architecture is a bit old (GeForce2 MX400) but shouldn't it still be pretty solid?


Answer:Anyone using a Daytona GeForce2 MX400 ?

I've used a Daytona Radeon VE & Radeon 7500. Both times it was having lockups no matter what BIOS the MB had ( ECS K7S5a ) or what drivers I put on it. I replaced it with an Abit GF2MX400 & the PC's been running smoothly eversince. It might be a problem with the Radeon series of cadrs that they have. I haven't tryed an nVIDIA based one.

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Im in a state trying to find out what is considered a good PCI-e (16X) graphics card that is compatible with the m55p8811, cept i run into all sorts of questions like,PSU power rating ( my m55p is supposedly 310W)Rating on the Rails (?) what ever that means, im no tech guru so i would appreciate a " for dummies" answer .Is there a list of compatible newer cards?Im looking at the possibility of a Nvidia from a 2XX to a 5XX cards.Is there some simple info i need to know about the M55p's PCI-e slot that i can compare in a search for gfx cards? im all a fluster and need some tech guru help please.Thnx in Just to edit i think i have the E3U 4x5 version, on mobo says  daytona v3.3 E6600 2.4 GHZ if that helps. apparently the pci-e is rated at 75w max..., is this right?

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Question: Palit GTX 570

Hi all,

I have just recently purchased a Palit GTX 570, it's not the sonic or the sonic platinum. I bought it off Ebay from a guy who owns a shop, it was in the window for 2 month and unused and came with no box hence why i got it so cheap (?220). I installed it and proceeded to play Battlefield, everything on full and it's spot on. I went back on to desktop and in MSI Afterburner reported that it was hitting 90+ i mean really close to 100 degree's, therefore i bricked it and shut down battlefield. When i closed it, it rapidly went back down to a cool 35 degree's on desktop. Set the fan speeds on 90% and loaded up battlefield and it went up rapidly again. This has totally confused me to why it is doing this as i have good air flow with 4x12cm Fans. 1 at the front for air intake 2 on the side right in front of my GPU and 1 at the back to release air. I'm too scared to play games now and unfortunately probably can not send it back if it is screwed... But it was brand new when i got it really you could see the input slot was untouched. Can anyone help me please? thanks.

Answer:Palit GTX 570

Try reversing your side fans to exhaust all of the warm air that the video card is producing.
If your GPU is producing a lot of heat, then you want to exhaust that heat, not intake air in and spread the heat around.

I would check the heatsink and fan on the video card. Make sure that the heatsink is on evenly and the screws, or whatever attachment system used is secured.

Ansure that all of your fans, and the interior of your case doesn't have excess dust. You can expect a little dust on the fans, but any inside the case should be removed.

If nothing else works, I would contact the ebay seller and ask for a refund.

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Who's going to give this a shot?   
Other than a mod to the rear plate, potential airflow issues, being well under the wattage limits of the stock PSU and perhaps having no six pin power connector (I'm not in the mood to dissect my machine at the moment) any other issues on the horizon?  I have a GT 220 in my machine now which works well after ditching the stock fan which sounds like a lawn mower wide open 100% of the time.  However, I want to get something a little better and I'm not sure if this would work/be worth it long term. 
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Answer:M57 and SFF Palit GTS 450?

i am not sure whether Nvidia 4xx class of graphics card is supported in the M57 machines (from memory i think it was no).

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Hi! currently, I have one Palit GTS450 (Link of the exact product below) and planning on setting up an SLI of two of these cards;.


my current PSU is a Corsair TX650W

my other components are.
i5-2500k 3.3GHz OC'ed to 4.6GHz. core voltage at 1.38V @ load.
my mobo is Asus P8P67 Deluxe
One 1TB Seagate SATA III Mech Hard Drive
One 320GB Seagate SATA II Mech Hard Drive
4x 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600MHz
One 120mm 12V 1.3A Case Fan
One 120mm 12V 0.16A Case Fan
One HP dvd1260 DVD-RW Drive
One DeepCool IceDisk 2
One 5.25 bay USB Hub
CPU Cooler is DeepCool IceEdge 400FE

Technical Specifications
Overall Dimension 100X86X126.5mm
Fan Dimension 92X92X25mm
Net Weight 585g
Bearing Type Hydro Bearing
Rated Voltage 12VDC
Operating Voltage 10.8~13.2VDC
Started Voltage 7VDC
Rated Current 0.11?10%A(MAX)
Power Input 1.32W
FAN Speed 800?150~2000?10%RPM
MAX.Air Flow 36.18CFM
Noise 17.8~26.3dB(A)

Two 80x80 DC Fan with 12V 0.6A.
One 1GB Palit GTS450 GDDR5 (which I want to SLI)
and a 56K PCI Modem

according to this link

the required is

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Answer:[HELP] Palit GTS 450 in SLI

I'm not sure, but 650W seems not so much to SLI 2 GTS 450, especially if you're overclocking your CPU...

Have you considered to sell your GTS 450 and get a better single card (like a GTX 660 or GTX 650 Ti)? adding a second GTS 450 will increase graphics performance by 85-90%, but not all programs supports SLI and maybe they will use only a songle GTS 450 for graphics.

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Hi people i dont often use forums so this might have a few mistakes. So about a month and a half ago i got the Palit GTX 770 Jetstream 4GB graphics card of amazon for my PC. This was the first time i've upgraded card on my pre-built Zoostorm computer i bought a few years back, the previous card in it was a GTS450, which was alot less powerful so when i got the new card i also had to upgrade my PSU from a 500W.
So for the last month or so this the new GTX770 has worked completely fine, i'd used it to play a number of games like battlefield 3 and smite (none of which were too graphically intensive) and it was working normally on max settings with only a small amount of heat on max settings. After a while i bought battlefield 4 which is obliviously harder to run, but it worked fine and i never really went past medium settings, by this stage there was no signs of overheating.
However the problem i have now is that in the last week or two the card has been severely overheating, even to the point of crashing the computer just on starting up windows, originally i thought this could be a virus so i rebooted my OS to clear it. This did help because i can at least turn it on now and its fine for watching videos and playing games that arnt too intensive, however ive tryed loading up a game like watchdogs and battlefield even on normal settings and the card just cooks, going up to 75-85 oC (by this point i have the fans on 70-80% speed). Recommended max temp for these cards is 75-77 oC a... Read more

Answer:Palit GTX 770 4gb Overheating?

I would suspect that inadequate air flow, through a case designed for use with components that generate less heat than a powerful new graphics card, may well be the problem.

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Decided to buy a 7600GT for my aging pc and my nearest computer shop only has 2 manufacturers Palit and MSI.

Can anyone recommend either of them, or tell me your horror stories, the prices are close and the cards seem to be identical so i'm having a tough time choosing.

I'll leave it up to you guys to decide for me. Any links to sites that review and rate video card manufacturers would be highly appreciated also.

Thanks in advance

Answer:7600GT Palit or MSI ?

Palit, is that a knockoff company. I definately know of MSI, firstly, what's the price on these things so we know you're not getting ripped.

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I posted a similar problem a few months back. I'm posting again because I still can't get the problem solved.. Can anyone help me?

I got a Palit 9600GT 512MB PCI-E and It's not working for my PC. It won't boot up and gives beeping sounds when the graphic card is installed.

I've already tried this graphic card on my friend's computer to see if there's any problem with the graphic card but it worked on his. So I'm guessing It's either my PSU or Motherboard.. But then again I read online somewhere that someone is using 400w and it's working for him. I'm using 430w .. Is my motherboard compatible? Do I need to flash bios or something ? Heard that that could help... Not very sure though..

Below are details to my PSU, Motherboard and the Graphic card.

Cooler Master RS-430-PCAR
Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3P(rev 2.0) Motherboard
Palit 9600GT PCI-E 512MB DDR3

Answer:Not able to use Palit 9600GT

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does this videocard need a pcie power connector?
::Products - GT 740 (1024MB GDDR5) ::

Answer:palit gt 740 1 gb ddr5

The reference GT 740 doesn't but it depends. Some put a 6 pin power connector because of the additional components in the card (For Example, EVGA adds a bigger fan on that card so they will need to put a 6pin so the fan can fully run).

The card you shown us doesn't have it (Look at the upper right of the card in Palit's reference picture)

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Hey all

Made a post last week about problems with the new build I made for my friend. I have since sent off the HD 4850. I've read quite a few other forums, and found that quite a few other people are having the exact same problem with lines down the screen, from when the PC turns on. I was just wondering if anyone else had the same issue with this card. Also, the OCZ SXS 500w is enough for this card right? I saw people being able to run it on lower. And also, would only using the 4 Pin 12v connector on the mobo make any difference to the graphics card. I'm using an E8400

Finally, I switched the card with an 8800 GTS in the system, and that worked fine, but thats only 6-pin, not 8-pin. Sorry for asking again, just worried that when the graphics card does get replaced, that nothing else was affecting it as it is my mates build.


Answer:Palit HD 4850 Sonic

"And also, would only using the 4 Pin 12v connector on the mobo make any difference to the graphics card. I'm using an E8400"...

You could try using a power supply that has an 8-pin CPU voltage connector if you still have trouble with the video when you get the video card back

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i set fan to 60 percent throught msi afterburner but if i close msi the fan automatical goes back to 30 is there anyway to keep it at 60

Answer:Palit GeForce GTX 560 and msi afterburner help

Do you close it or minimize it? You should only minimize it for it keep any changes you made it.

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Ok here is my problem

I just got a new computer for my birthday form my husband. It came with a ECS GF7050VT-M mobo in it. I am currently running a nVidia 8500 in it and it runs fine. He bought me a Palit 9600 GT 1gb Sonic card to put in it.

After plugging it in and connecting it nothing displays on my screen. My monitor just says Check Signal cable. I tried it in the second slot and right into the mobo but nothing works. Plugged back in the 8500 and it works great.

I got in contact with the company that we bought the computer from and he said that it should work because they have installed them on this mobo before.

Are these 2 jsut not compatible? Or am I missing something? I'm not super tech savvy but I know how to plug in stuff. Even had my husband check to make sure I did it right and he said I did. Any ideas at all? Please help me,


Answer:Palit 9600 GT 1gb Sonic

Anyone plz help me before I send it back

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Could my pc sli a Palit GeForce GTX 550 Ti OC Sonic 1GB?.

Info on my PSU - CIT Colors-IT 750w BLACK 12CM Silent.

Answer:Could my pc sli a Palit GeForce GTX 550 Ti OC Sonic 1GB?.

I don't see why not, so long as your PSU can supply enough juice (and at 750W, it should).

See the motherboard manual, Chapter 5 section 5.2 NVidia SLI Technology, for details on how to set it up.

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Few weeks ago i bought a Palit 9600GT 512DDR3 Green edition and today someone gave me a Inno3d 9600GT 512DDR3 Green edition.

am planning to sell one, which one should I keep?
Which one is better in cooling and performance?
I herd palit is better in cooling, is it true?


Answer:Palit / Inno3d 9600 GT

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i had a geforce 8800gtx and i am getting palit
geforce8800gtx has 128 unified shaders and
Palit GeForce GTX 560 Sonic Platinum

has 384 i want to know is the palit geforce gtx 560 sonic platium does it handle more thing then the cpu what i mean by this is does it it make the cpu work less then the 8800gtx and by how much

Answer:Palit GeForce GTX 560 Sonic Platinum help

Do you...doesn't matter. That question gave me a headache.

The CPU will work more, not less because it has to provide 'more instructions' to the new video card.

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i want to but a mainstream card for my friend which has good price performance ratio. i took two options palit x1950gt super 512mb 256bit and dx10 card xfx 8600gt, both costs me around Rs.8000 - Rs.9000 i.e $175-$190 in my place. which one should i go for at the given price or is there a good substitute for both?
n i dont think the performance of new dx10 cards is that good as i saw in many reviews, any idea of how dx10 cards of amd/ati would perform?
im sory, its not pro super,its palit x1950 GT SUPER.

Answer:palit x1950pro super or xfx 8600gt?

I'd go with the X1950Pro, instead of a DX10 card. DX10 games will be far a few between for quite awhile more, and if game makers are serious about making money, they would put in DX9 support for quite awhile too. By which time, your graphics card should be upgraded anyway.

Unless you're talking about the 8800s of course, anything else at this very date of post is pretty crap IMO.

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I have a ipm87-mp motherboard. Will I be able to use a Palit GTX 1070 gamerock Premium graphic card with it?

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so lets start with my specs, right from the start

Motherboard - Asus P5GC-MX I333 Intel 945GC
Processor - Intel E2220 Core2Duo 2x 2.4ghz
Ram - 2x 1gb DDRII PC5300
HDD - Maxtor 320 gb DiamondMax SATAII
GPU - XpertVision Geforce 8600GT 512mb DDR2
PSU - 550watt ATX
OS - Windows XP SP3

Ok so the Problem

well, i have recently purchased a Palit 9800GTX+ with 512mb DDR3, and after i inserted the card, i tried it out and had a problem.

Firstly i installed the drivers from the disk, and then ran the nvidea control panel, it showed small black specs randomly appearing all over the small 3d moving part that spins around (the green N), were you can change the antialiasing and such. Anyway, that was worrying for me and i really didnt knnow what was wrong. So i decided to try far cry 2. I put it onto the lowest possible settings, because i was unsure about this issue with the specs appearing over the 3d bit, and i got exactly the same in far cry 2, black specs appearing randomly all over the loading screen, and before it finnished loading it froze with a huge flat image of a tree trunk and some random squares. Sorry i have no screen shots :s. Anyway i tried to force the Program out using task manager and the PC crashed. When i restarted it i was greeted with the BLue screen of death loop and safe mode didnt even work. I could do nothing, and i cant now remember the blue screen error, it told me something about removing anti virus software defrag programs and such, and then uninst... Read more

Answer:Solved: Palit 9800GTX Blue Screen

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Hi folks,
a more general question not concerning Vista at all, but I bougt a new system recently. I purchased a new CPU, RAM, mainboard and graphic card. It's the NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT, 512 MB, 256 Bit for about 100? (~127 USD).

Now that's already a nice card, but for 125? (~158 USD) I could buy the same card with 1024 MB. That's easily 100% more for only +25% of the original price. Now my question is, using a dual monitor setup with the maximum resolution of 1440x900, would that be worth the money? I heard once or twice that video card memory is mostly related with the resolution. Would be nice to hear from someone who has some knowledge about that stuff...

Best regards,

Answer:Palit GF9800GT Super+ worth the money?

I dont know about that but I m using 9800M GTS its really amazing

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when i do a benchtest or if the gpu is at 100 percent it makes a palit high pitch noise but it is not coming from the fan

Answer:palit geforce 560 gtx high pitch noise help

well it is more like a hissing noise

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