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Trying to install ATI Diamond Viper x1600 AGP Pro graphics card

I tried to install my video card, which is 8x agp. When I boot it, I get smoke on the screen and then the screen goes black. The cables are fine and clean and connected properly. The card was working fine on my old mother board. I tried to power it again, and it worked...until I powered it off and booted it up again. same thing, smoke. What should I do?

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Reseat the videocard. Could just be loose or rusty.

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Graphics cards


Hi noxiney, you're MSI motherboard does have 1 opened AGP 8x4x slot. You can install & run the ATI Radeon X1650 PRO AGP. You can not run PCI-Express because there are no PCI-E slots on the board. There are PCI (White in color) on the board but the AGP slot is much faster than the PCI (White in color slots). The manual states the AGP card can only support 1.5volt video cards & not 3.3volt AGP cards. (Keep this in mind when looking for an AGP card).
Below is a link to a bunch of AGP 8x4x video cards. One or two include DDR2 memory. Carefull where you buy. Check the warranty. (Longer is better). The first one on the list would be compatible. Its not DDR2 but it does have 512MB of memory.
http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=AGP+ATI+Radeon+X1650+PRO&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&oi=product_result_group&resnum=1&ct=title

This card is 1.5v compatable.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3101648&CatId=318
& this is compatable.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1642902&CatId=318
Just remember, if the card can run both 8x & 4x it should support the 1.5volt needed to function on the MB.

Enjoy!

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Hi Vigilante - Please don't rate this 'til it's fixed. Have you disabled the onboard video in the BIOS?

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AGP 2.0 and 3.0 4x and 8x feed with the 1.5v spec. AGP 1.0 1x and 2x was fed at 3.3v. In short, you should be fine.

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Not getting ATI Radeon 512MB graphics card


Go for :
ATI Radeon X1650 Pro 512MB AGP
ATI Radeon X1600 Pro 512MB AGP

plz rate me if this info is helfull to you... Thanks

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Intel P$ 1.8 mhz on a D845HV/D845WN board


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
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ATI Radeon Saphire 9600Pro AGP Graphics Card


It appears that the mobo is AGP 8x, and this video card also appears to be AGP 8x - so you should be able to use it just fine.

Jan 26, 2008 | Gigabyte GA-8IPE1000-G (MBGA81PE1000G)...

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Compatible video cards


This motherboard has an 8x AGP slot. So any 8X AGP graphic cards will suit this mobo. As your local reseller for any 8x AGP based graphic cards from ATI or Nvidia.

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Just a thought, but have you tried going into the bios setup and setting bios to system defaults or safe setting, saving and rebooting?

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VIDEO CARD COMPATIBILITY


All AGP based cards are backwards compatible, so an 8x card should operate at 4x 2x and 1x

however what is important is the voltage of your slot, you can tell by looking at the slot itself,  the AGP slot may have a partition either 1/3 or 2/3rds down the slot, or may have no partition at all,

this slot partition is to prevent you from inserting a card of the wrong voltage.

If there is no partition in the AGP slot then the slot has a switchable voltage, and will automatically switch to the appropriate voltage, (on request from the graphics card AUTOMATIC)

 

so all you need to check is that the graphics card you buy has slots on the AGP interface that accomodate those on your board

 

according to the manual

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/DownloadFile.aspx?catid=1&driverid=413&areaid=2&LanID=0

This board has a 4x AGP slot

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Does my (this) mother support agp ddr2?


MOTHERBOARDS Hi there, does my motherboard support video cards like ATI RADEON X1650 512MB AGP? ---YES, When you installing AGP card, please make sure the following notice is fully understood and practiced. If your AGP card has "AGP 4X/8X (1.5V) notch"(show below), please make sure your AGP card is AGP 4X/8X (1.5V). Caution: AGP 2X card is not supported by Intel® 845(GE/PE) / 845(G) / 850(E) / E7205 / 865(G/PE/P) / 875P. You might experience system unable to boot up normally. Please insert an AGP 4X/8X card. Does it support ddr2 or ddr3 memmory for the agp? ---YES, see the above notes can the agp memmory be over 512 mb? ---YES, see the above notes More more information go here >>> http://asia.giga-byte.com/FileList/Manual/motherboard_manual_8ipe1000g_e.pdf Hope This Helps =============================================== If you are having trouble with a Newly bought items then return them and demand a replacement or a refund! You may have purchased a reconditioned\repaired\factory defect product.

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