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Nvidia 8600GT not working well witg games

My new nvidia 8600GT card works fine with my computer, everything looks good, until I play games. I get a kind of checkerboard look
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The computer im using is a Dell Dimension 5150. Everything is the factory setting, except I have 2.50gig of ram and of course the nvidia 8600gt video card.

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  • elliottdropp Feb 14, 2009

    Yes, I am running XP. I'll give that a go now, thanks.

  • vmarcenne Apr 04, 2009

    I'm going through the same issue, however this started to act up in Linux as well as Windows! This is definitely a video card related issue, and is definitely caused by activating the TV output.

  • galan_emil Apr 13, 2009

    i have the same problem i tryed the video out and now i'ts fucked up

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If you have Win Xp, Nvidia updated the driver on Jan 22 last month.Try the new driver. Link below:


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