Question about Nvidia G-Force FX5200 256M DDR 8X AGP Graphic Card

1 Answer

Nvidia FX5200 DVI 1680 x 1050

This card (and many more FX-models) support 1600 x 1200 pixels on DVI. Not 1680 x 1050 however this is actually less. It does on the VGA port but not with DVI, which I prefer of course.
But it does work on Linux !! (Both Ubuntu and Mandriva) So it is possible, why not in Windows? Nvidia configuration refuses to create manually special resolutions. However after I tried the refused configuration (!) I get once a crisp and clear 1600 x 1050 screen (=not supported resolution) with small black borders but with a 1680 x 1050 desktop in it which I can shift left and right by hitting both sides with the cursor. How can I get the remaining 80 pixels ???

Posted by on

  • dorius Jan 23, 2009

    It is not the windows/desktop screen which is missing the 80 pixels, it is the 'physical frame' coming from the videocard which does not contain these 80 pixels and causes black borders. In windows I have no background selected. It looks as if the videocard cannot support these 1680 pixels, but this is not true because Linux can! However in Linux some limitations, probably coming from the VGA-Bios, must be disregarded by manual settings. I cannot find how this can be done in Windows. I am not expert enough to get it done by Rivatuner or by Powerstrip.

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    Exactly the same problem !
    The windows nvidia driver allows 1680x1050 only for the VGA output.
    I am not waiting for a suggestion but for the real answer from somebody who has really solved this problem,
    Thks


×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 474 Answers

Sounds like an issue i get but when using dual monitors. Most likeley windows just doesnt support that resolution with DVI. As you stated.

There may be some update but most likely not. There probably isnt a solution really.

Now, if the background image is not set to strech or handle that then you need to use a different background.

Some default back ground images for windows arent set to go to a certain size or dont resize correctly.

Try opening the display settings and tinker a bit if you havent already.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

GF FX5200 128MB DDR TV DVI


so what to do with this old fashioned card??

Jul 12, 2014 | Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 Video Card Graphic

1 Answer

Drivers 674


Hard without posting what windows version you want them for but these are the latest FX series windows XP drivers http://www.nvidia.com/content/DriverDownload-March2009/confirmation.php?url=/Windows/175.19/175.19_geforce_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe&lang=us&type=GeForce

Apr 25, 2013 | ASUS V9520-X/TD/64 GeForce FX5200 64MB...

1 Answer

How do I disconect the built in video card from my HPd530CMT to replace it with my Nvidia FX5200 ?


hello sir
u can deactivate it from the bios configuration
just choose the first vga source is pci-e x16
i will be providing a video if u didn't knew how just tell me

Feb 28, 2013 | Nvidia GeForce FX 5500 / 256MB DDR / AGP...

1 Answer

Driver MSI FX5200-TD128LF GeForce FX 520


You can download the latest FX5200 drivers from nVidia Website.
Select
Geforce-

Oct 06, 2010 | MSI FX5200-TD128LF GeForce FX 5200, (128...

1 Answer

Pixel and Shader 3.0 Support


Pixel Shader 3 (PS 3), is just a technique used by video cards to render images to your screen.
In order to get a video card to support PS 3 you need to install DirectX 9c (the 'c' is very important, version 9 is not good enough).
Unfortunately your card only supports DX9 not DX9c and will therefore only play games that support Pixel Shader 2 or below.

Your only option in order to play the games you want, is to upgrade your Video card to one that supports DX9c or higher.
Geforce 6 & 7 series cards all support DX9c.
One other thing, if you are looking to upgrade check and see if your card is AGP or PCIe. I have a feeling that they only made the FX5200 in AGP but check it to make sure.
AGP cards are almost obsolete now, but Nvidia & ATI do still make a few and they can be found on large online PC retail outlets or perhaps try and pick up a good one on Ebay.

Hope this helps
Bri

Jan 18, 2009 | XFX NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 Graphic Card

2 Answers

ASUS 9520 FX5200 128MB TV DVI Graphic Card Driver


Micky go to your suport page and download the driver, Download the DRIVER AGENT OR DRIVER MAX and will do. 

Jan 17, 2009 | ASUS 9520-X/TD/128 NVIDIA FX5200 128MB TV...

2 Answers

Dvi port not workink


Change monitor input on nvidia control panel and /or change the input on the onscreen display. mine uses the same thing

Dec 27, 2007 | MSI FX5200-TD128LF GeForce FX 5200, (128...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nvidia G-Force FX5200 256M DDR 8X AGP Graphic Card Logo

1,083 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nvidia Graphics Cards Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1042 Answers

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Are you a Nvidia Graphics Card Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...