Syntax k7sv266ad motherboard video card installation
I have been trying to install a dual monitor video card ATIRadeon 2600 pro to this mother board. I have installed net frameworks2.0 and also windows access 3.0 to the computer. But When its time to install the Radeon software, I get a pop up that say "can not locate or find drivers for your hardware or operating system. What are the possibilities I try the2400 and envideo card and got the same results....What im i doing wrong or what do i need to do. My name Chris E Mail email@example.com
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Re: syntax k7sv266ad motherboard video card installation
Hey, It seems you have downloaded the wrong driver package. There are difrent drivers for eatch type of card. Ati radeon 9700, ati radeon 2600 pro, ati radeon 2400. All have difrent drivers and you need to download the correct ones.
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1.5.1 Graphics Subsystem
The board contains two separate, mutually exclusive graphics options. Either the integrated
graphics processor (contained within the ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Northbridge) is used, or a PCI
Express x16 add-in card can be used. When a PCI Express x16 add-in card is installed, the ATI
Radeon Xpress 200 Northbridge graphics controller is disabled.
Originally the ATI Radeon HD 5770 is a PCI-E 2.1 compatible chip and so is the Asus board - mislabelled on TD. It will work just fine in an 2.0 board, the management capabilities of 2.1 will simply be ignored.
Hmm? Everything except replacing the motherboard, sometimes it does not get any better, but...go into your BIOS and turn off the Gateway splash screen. It will be an option in maybe the first or second menu choice. Make sure your on board video device is disabled and save your options when exiting. Good luck and let me know how it turns out.
Yes if it has the port for the graphics card it will work with the onboard graphics card just make sure then that your video output is plugged into the ATI radeon and not the onboard..or it will not work correctly. if you have anymore questions just let me know and i will answer them asap.
Your Motherboard has an onboard video chipset made by Nvidia. Nvidia and ATI have a history of not playing nice with each other.
I have 2 possible solutions for you.
1.) Remove the Radeon card and use the Nvidia onboard card (Essentially a Geforce 6100)
2.) Enter the bios (Usually done by hitting <Delete> or <F12> while the computer is booting up) Your Motherboards manual can tell you for certain. Then find the options for onboard video and disable it.
Then boot up the PC, When it say starting Windows press <F8> to bring up the windows boot menu. Select "Start in Safe mode" Once this loads up open the device manager, look under "Display adapters" find the entry for the Nvidia adapter, right click on it and select either "Uninstall" or "Disable this device"
Which you choose depends on your personal preference Whether you like Nvidia or ATI boards better.
If it makes your decision easier a Geforce 6100 is roughly equivalent to a Radeon 8500 in performance.
Before removing your current card swap video outputs on the PC. If currently connected to the VGA output switch to the HDMI connector AT the video card. Use the HDMI to VGA adapter that came with the video card. Check & see if the display loads Pc starts. Taking the information directly from your motherboard manual pg. 25, your AGP video can only run at, AGP supporting 1.5 V 4X AGP cards. The 9600pro runs at 8x & it is not backwards compatible. (able to run at either 8x or 4x). You could run the Sappire ATI Radeon 256MB 9550 DDR AGP 4x/8x 1.5volt card.
Here is one site: http://www.colordrives.com/sapphire-ati-radeon-9550-256mb-ddr-agp-4x-8x-video-card---retail-box.html
When you do get the video card be sure to set your bios AGP to the correct size as listed in your manual pg. 109 subsection 4.4.7
I hope this helped.