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Video black with 7600gs card installed

I have the Syntax sv266m motherboard. i have 1.5gb ram and a 600w power supply w a athlon xp2000 cpu. i put in a geforce 7600gs WITH the power pluged into it and get the black screen. Machine and card fan is running, just black screen. agp video option is on as well to display agp video 1st. card is good just must be incompatible i guess. what is the fastest most mb agp card i can use with this board if no one knows how to get this one working?

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  • bandit11 Dec 11, 2009

    yes i am 100% sure. im not that stupid lol. its a xfx model PVT73KUAL3

    the card works in other systems but not this one and other cards work in this system in agp. weird. i seen others having this problem around the net but no one has a fix :( im willing to buy a new card if needed just want the fastest for this system as it is used for a mame system :)

  • bandit11 Dec 11, 2009

    GUYS THIS IS A AGP CARD NOT A pci-e

  • bandit11 Dec 11, 2009

    THIS IS A xfx 7600gs AGP card. so i have no idea where you got that i shoved a pci-e card in the slot. dont assume

  • bandit11 Dec 11, 2009

    SOLUTION #1 needs to be deleted due to it pertainning to a pci-e card which this is NOT.

  • bandit11 Dec 11, 2009

    sorry byteguy.. i know you didnt assume.. meant the expert that replied. :) hope you can help

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    Oh, sorry 'bout that!

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    Apparently you aren't as sure as you thought you were!

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    You sure it's an AGP card and not a PCI-E?

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Hi bandit11,

First how did you get a PCI-Express X16 like the 7600 onto a AGP 4X port?? Two different animals. To answer your qustion, no that Card will not work on that Board. You can spend your money if you want to on some of the higher speed video cards but, to be turthful, I wouldn't. The CPU and memory will limit any of the newer cards that will fit that board today. But, if you really want to keep that board, then I might suggest to look for a $40-50 Radeon 9700 pro or 9800 pro. Anything more than that is a waste of your money.

Bottom line a lower end AGP cardwon't give you any more card performance then high end AGP card if you must upgrade, go used and cheap...nothing fancy.

Best of Luck

Mark

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

  • Mark Taylor
    Mark Taylor Dec 11, 2009

    Hey Dude,

    It would of been nice if you would of mentioned it was a PVT73KUAL3. If you care for FREE help, I'd be a little more descriptive in your questions. In regards to your problem have you updated your boards bios. Your putting that type of card, (which by the way the board is not supported according to nVidia) But, on a board that should work, unless your drivers for the board or power supply isn't up to speed. Which with a 600w PSU you shouldn't have any problem. Also I don't know if you have the driver that nVidia put on in 2006 that allows it to work with XP, Vista. You can get it HERE.



    And I still stick to my original advice that regardless of what you put on that board, it's not going to preform as you want.



    Later,



    Mark

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