20 Most Recent XFX NVIDIA GeForce 8500 Graphic Card - Page 3 Questions & Answers

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Right click on your desktop choose personalize then Display Settings link. Under resolution adjust the setting to a larger resolution. Ideal is 1024 X 768 most websites are made by those settings.


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XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Feb 20, 2011

Have you tried using compressed air (tech duster) to clean out cooler fan blades and heat sink?

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Feb 02, 2011

Did you try reinstalling the drivers for the graphic card.Could be that the driver has become corrupt and need's to be replaced.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jan 17, 2011

I would try an install. The problem you are describing is definitely a video card memory problem.
The scroll is using a lot of memory to refresh and it obviously is not doing that well. This is the most common symptom of video memory without doing really fancy stuff.
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XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jan 08, 2011

you have the chiplevel problem in the nvidia graphics card change your graphics card

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jan 05, 2011

the lines are called video corruption and are caused by faulty video memory chips - the video card is dying. You will have to replace it.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jan 05, 2011

Go to Control Panel, Device Manager, click on Display and then select the Nvidia graphic card, right click and select update driver...

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Dec 12, 2010


Open your cover and and clean the graphics card as well as the RAM also You will install a new RAM and if the problem same think your graphics card have damaged.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Dec 11, 2010

first, update graphics card drivers.
Check the radiator cooling, it is possible in the dust and graphics card is overheating.
But if the problem only with this game.
Try to search patches for the game.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Sep 21, 2010

Take this link to nvidia and either search out your needed driver or allow nvidia to install it automatically. I've used both methods with success.


XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Aug 05, 2010

Its a GPU problem.
It can be overcome by doing reflow technique.
You need to do following.
1. Uncover ur PC casing
2. Locate the nVIDIA PCI-E Card.
3. On the card, locate the power supply pin of GPU fan.
4. Remove the pin.
5. Switch on ur PC.
6. Still u may get scrambled display/wavy screen, but wait for 5 minutes.
7. Press reset button on ur PC.
8. Ur PC might work.
9. Switch it off.
10. Connect the power supply pin back as it is.
11. Power on ur PC.
thats all.

Removal of fan power, makes the GPU to get high heat, it a reflow technique.
Remember, not to touch the GPU portion (heat sink), as it may be in higher temperature.
Try this, it works most.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jun 05, 2010

graplics drivers not installed properly....

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on May 27, 2010

Usually, it works the other way. The machine / card gets hot and the video goes out.

In your case, it sounds like things get better over time. So, you might want to check your connectors to the video card. My first guess is that as the machine warms up and the contacts become better with expansion.

Good luck. Let us know if you have any success.

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on May 26, 2010

reinstall your graphics card driver...

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on May 22, 2010

Try and start in safe mode and uninstall the game

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Apr 08, 2010


XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Mar 19, 2010

1 GB of ram? Check the software for minimum PC system requirements.It will say how many MHz is necessary to play the game.It will also give you what video card (min),RAM(min),DirectX (7 or Higher?) this game requires MINIMUM to run.Quite often the game will run,but poorly.Your AMD 2200 runs at 1800 which isn't lightening fast,but sufficient.I think the addition of at least 1 more GB of RAM is what you need,a total of 3GB would really make the computer happy when playing games.
Run this program from Microsoft to test your current memory for errors.
My computer is much like yours,I have XP Media-The 8600 card,a dual core 2.8 processor and 3GB of RAM.This setup will run a online racing game without hick ups at 1152 x 864 resolution.When I only had 1GB of RAM it would stutter like it was constantly trying to load the program,so I added another Gig and it started playing allot better.It couldn't keep up with Halo online until I added another 1GB for a total of 3GB.I am using a 32x version of XP,going to a 64x setup would improve performance even more.
Sorry,I'm talking too much.Try the RAM after you test what you have,you'll be glad you did!

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Feb 20, 2010

What you need to do is make sure your motherboard has a pci express slot as you card is made for pci express...aslo check that you have not put the card into a normal Pci Connection.Assume that now you can see the screen and your disc wont spin just go to nvidia.Here is the direct link your driver.Just select your os ect...and model of card which is 8 series http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us Aslo make sure you have connected your screen to your new Graphics card as it will now be the primary output for display...I really hope this helps you :-)

XFX NVIDIA... • Answered on Jan 06, 2010

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