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Dell PC with ATI Radion X1300 Pro using High quality short DVI cables

When I connect my Dell PC with an ATI Radeon X1300pro Graphics card to a (tried various) Hi/res 17" Monitor running 1600 x 1200 using a DVI Cable I have no problem but when I add-in a good quality Kramer DVI Distribution Amplifier (to eventually add additional DVI Monitors), I get very bad sparklies. It has been suggested that the ATI Radeon is running on it's limits & the DA is amplifying any slight display errors making the picture appear worse. Does this make sense or do you think it is a problem with the DA.

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Re: Dell PC with ATI Radion X1300 Pro using High quality...

Hey there Carol H, I would agree that the amplifier is the likely source of the distortion or picture break up. It is the last in the series of steps therefore most likely the problem. Also the problem did not appear until the signal ran through the amplifier, thus indicating that the amp created rather amplify the problem. If your need is to have multiple monitors installed on one machine, I suggest you consider a system which supports Scalable D.G.E., Crossfire, or SLi technology. These allow multiple video cards and therefore multiple connections, as well as improving overall performance, and reducing strain on system resources. I hope this helps. Good Luck!

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Dell dimension 5100

If you are having problems with your video card

the drivers might not be installed correctly you might have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the graphics card and its drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it

Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers or

you might need to download one
This package supports the following driver models:

  • 128MB ATI RADEON X600 SE
  • 128MB ATI RADEON X600 SE Secondary
  • 256MB ATI RADEON X600
  • 256MB ATI RADEON X600 Secondary
  • RADEON X300 SE 128MB HyperMemory
  • RADEON X300 SE 128MB HyperMemory Secondary
  • RADEON X300 Series
  • RADEON X300 Series Secondary
  • RADEON X600 256MB HyperMemory
  • RADEON X600 256MB HyperMemory Secondary
  • 128MB ATI Radeon X1300
  • 128MB ATI Radeon X1300 Secondary
  • 256MB ATI Radeon X1300PRO
  • 256MB ATI Radeon X1300PRO Secondary
  • ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
  • ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver

Hope this helps you

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Low brightness on second monitor using Radeon X1300 video adapter

According to the X1300 specifications here it does support multiple displays. The option to configure the display is found in the Catalyst application. Do you have the latest version of that? You can get it from their website.

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Ok my graphics card is a 128mb ATI Radeon x1300,

You may need to reset your screen to the new card - or it could be a faulty graphics card.

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Bought this card to replace the other one on the fritz

I believe this card has a DVI jack and a VGA jack. Depending on the card the default may be either jack, most of the time it's the DVI and you'll need to use the adapter that came with the card.

Mar 30, 2009 | ATI RADEON X1300 PRO, (256 MB) AGP Graphic...

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White screen with radeon x1300 pro agp 256m

Hi porkchop_66_ , if you uninstalled factory graphics drivers, chances are you uninstalled the motherboards built in graphics card driver. Since you haven't provided your motherboard model & manufactures name I can't be 100% your weren't using an onboard graphics card. So I'll cover both.
If you added the X1300 AGP card, (Not replacing an older AGP card), you'll need to enter the motherboards bios menu & set the bios to boot to the AGP slot. If you replaced an older AGP card, its possible you have the monitor plugged into the wrong VGA out-put on the Radeon. There are two ports. One DVI & one VGA. Try each & check for display. Lastly, the Radeon X1300 card you have
runs in an AGP port that supports 1.5volts. Check your, motherboard manual. Check if your motherboard supports AGP cards of 1.5v.
If all this does not make sense, post back with your motherboards model number & the manufacture name & I'll be able to help further. Post here.

Good luck porkchop_66_!
Thank you for using fixya.

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ATI RAdeon HD2400 in Dell Optiplex 755.

From the AMD.Com website: Display Support
  • One Dual-Link DVI-I connector for high-resolution digital displays
  • ATI Radeon™ DVI-I to HDMI2 with 5.1 audio (adapter)
  • One VGA analog connector
  • HDTV Component (YPrPb) output (adapter)
  • Drive two displays simultaneously with independent resolutions and refresh rates4
  • TV output requires HDMI, component, S-video or composite cable (not included)
Two integrated DVI display outputs
  • Primary supports 18-, 24-, and 30-bit digital displays at all resolutions up to 1920x1200 (single-link DVI) or 2560x1600 (dual-link DVI)1
  • Secondary supports 18-, 24-, and 30-bit digital displays at all resolutions up to 1920x1200 (single-link DVI only)1
  • Each includes a dual-link HDCP encoder with on-chip key storage for high resolution playback of protected content2
It does using dual link DVI. Is that the cable you are using?

Here is a link to the complete specs

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Find diver

Please got to the link below & update you're Radeon X1300Pro.
Go into control panel & uninstall any other ATI software before installing the unpaded software.


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Getting a digital connection to my Monitor

I would right down the specs and go to a computer store or a radio shack and ask, usually they have them but they may also refer you to some other store if you ask them, if they cant help you that is. usually the stores that Buy and trad eand selll and have inventorys of used parts, will have alot of adapters on hand like VGA to DVI and what not.

Feb 18, 2008 | ATI RADEON X1300 Pro 256MB PCIE Graphic...

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Blinking monitor first 15 minutes computer is on...

I have this same problem. Try to disable the service ATI Hotkey Poller in the windows (you can use the msconfig). It seems to be all right for me now.

Good luck !


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