What video card do you run

Discuss software and how to tweak more performance out of your system.

Which Generation

2d
0
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Early 3d (Voodoo, Virge, Riva ect)
0
No votes
DirectX 6 (Voodoo2, Voodoo3, TNT, G400 ect)
3
21%
DirectX 7 (Geforce, Geforce 4MX, Radeon ect)
5
36%
Direct X 8 (Geforce 3, Radeon 8500, ect)
6
43%
 
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What video card do you run

Post by candle_86 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:32 pm

based on the OS question, im kind of curious, and i dont mean excat model number more like generation, of course this is for your K6 or similar comp lol

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Post by Uranium235 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:27 pm

I think the Radeon 8500 or the Radeon 9100 run really well on socket 7 boards but there are a few boards that won't work with them.

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Post by DanU » Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:11 am

None of the above.

My nostalgia box currently has a Geforce FX 5200 PCI. Is "nominally" a DX9 card, but much too slow to actually run DX9 at any reasonable rate, even if it had a fast CPU to back it up, let alone a K6-2+ 450.

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Post by candle_86 » Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:00 am

i had DX9 up, but it was taken back off not sure why

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Post by AlleyViper » Wed Mar 28, 2007 5:34 pm

An HP fanless gf2 gts 32mb, dx7. Drivers 45.23whql on xp pro.
Shuttle HOT-591P 512KB L3 REV.2.0, bios 591PS025 @100/66/33 1:1
K6-III+ 500 ANZ 256KB L2 @600MHz/2.0V + CM DP5-6I31C-A1, TT 6x2.5cm/7krpm/38cfm fan @7V
2X256MB pc133 CL3 @100MHz/2-2-2-5
HP GeForce2 GTS 32MB AGP
SB AWE64 Value ISA, SiS900 NIC, Trust USB 2.0 5-Port PCI
Samsung Spinpoint 80GB, Quantum Fireball 6.4GB, Yamaha CRW3200E
Mini AT case (ATX modded) with:
8cm TT Std Fan @7V
Generic 300w ATX

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Post by skinnie » Sun May 13, 2007 6:55 am

when I had k6 I used voodoo 3 3000,now I only have an mmx200 laying around with voodoo 2...voodoo cards rock =)
FIC VA503+/K6-3 450AHX/2x128Mb PC133/3Dfx Voodoo 3 3000 16Mb/40Gb Seagate/TDK880N/Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1 + Creative T6200 5.1/Radio Reveal Fm Tuner/Conceptronics Ali 6 USB 2.0 PCI/3Com 3C509B Nic

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Post by Sandells » Sun May 13, 2007 10:19 am

ATI Radeon 8500DV in my SS7 rig. Still a great graphics card for SS7 systems.

Steve

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Post by Cthulhu8u » Tue May 15, 2007 7:14 pm

I have a Voodoo 4 for now, although I have my modded Voodoo 5 sitting around. Unfortunately it doesn't fit the case very well.
ASUS P5A-B rev 1.04 (bios 1011 beta 02)
AMD K6-2+ 500
256 Mb RAM
3Dfx Voodoo 4 4500
Maxtor 6Gb HD
LG 52x CD-RW
SyQuest EZ 135 internal drive
D-Link DFE-530TX+ NIC
Generic PCI Soundcard
Lots of stickers...

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Post by capsndave » Thu May 17, 2007 10:46 am

Radeon 9700pro works great on a MVP3 if you have 300W+ power supply.
It gives a noticable performance boost over the lower Radeons.

I think this is the upper limit of what can be achieved with any video card. 8)

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Post by KachiWachi » Fri May 18, 2007 5:04 am

Do any of you have CTCM /VID data on your cards?
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PC #3 - HP8766C, PIII-667, 768 MB SDRAM
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Post by Cthulhu8u » Wed May 23, 2007 6:45 pm

KachiWachi wrote:Do any of you have CTCM /VID data on your cards?
Hi,
Do you mean some text results from the program itself? I've never used it, but when I get a chance I can try and see what I get.
ASUS P5A-B rev 1.04 (bios 1011 beta 02)
AMD K6-2+ 500
256 Mb RAM
3Dfx Voodoo 4 4500
Maxtor 6Gb HD
LG 52x CD-RW
SyQuest EZ 135 internal drive
D-Link DFE-530TX+ NIC
Generic PCI Soundcard
Lots of stickers...

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Post by Cthulhu8u » Wed May 23, 2007 7:06 pm

KachiWachi,

Hope this helps. This is a screen capture of the results for my K6 system (specs below).

***** Video/PCI/AGP Performance Andreas Stiller feb 00, V.1.7 *****
Video/memory result, video mode:$0013, video memory 000A0000, Size:32K
UC
MOVSB mem (hit) => Vid : 16.7 MByte/s
MOVSD mem (hit) => Vid : 80.4 MByte/s
MOVSD Vid => mem (hit) : 10.6 MByte/s
MOVSD Vid => Vid : 7.3 MByte/s
STOSD Reg => Vid : 80.4 MByte/s
LODSD Vid => Reg : 10.6 MByte/s
FST Q (via FPU) => Vid : 115.0 MByte/s
MST Q (via MMX) => Vid : 115.0 MByte/s

Video/memory result, video mode:$4103, video memory 70000000, Size:32K
UC
MOVSB mem (hit) => Vid : 16.7 MByte/s
MOVSD mem (hit) => Vid : 80.4 MByte/s
MOVSD Vid => mem (hit) : 20.3 MByte/s
MOVSD Vid => Vid : 7.6 MByte/s
STOSD Reg => Vid : 80.4 MByte/s
LODSD Vid => Reg : 20.4 MByte/s
FST Q (via FPU) => Vid : 115.0 MByte/s
MST Q (via MMX) => Vid : 115.0 MByte/s
ASUS P5A-B rev 1.04 (bios 1011 beta 02)
AMD K6-2+ 500
256 Mb RAM
3Dfx Voodoo 4 4500
Maxtor 6Gb HD
LG 52x CD-RW
SyQuest EZ 135 internal drive
D-Link DFE-530TX+ NIC
Generic PCI Soundcard
Lots of stickers...

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Post by KachiWachi » Thu May 24, 2007 5:46 am

Cthulhu8u -

Does your system automatically turn on UC/UW?

If not...did you (can you) manually turn it on for your test?

This will affect the LFB tests (mode $4103) only.

Thanks.
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PC #1 - DFI 586IPVG, K6-2/+ 450 (Cyrix MII 433), 128 MB EDO. BIOS patched by Jan Steunebrink.
PC #2 - Amptron PM-7900 (M520), i200 non-MMX, 128 MB EDO
PC #3 - HP8766C, PIII-667, 768 MB SDRAM
PC #4 - ASUS P3V4X, PIII-733, 256 MB SDRAM
PC #5 - Gateway 700X, P4-2.0 GHz, 768 MB PC800 RDRAM
PC #6 - COMPAQ Evo N1020v laptop, P4-2.4 GHz, 1 GB PC2700 DDR
PC #7 - Dell Dimension 4600i, P4-2.8 GHz, 512 MB PC2700 DDR
PC #8 - Acer EeePC netbook, Atom N270 @ 1.60 GHz, 1 GB RAM
PC #9 - ??? ;)

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Post by Cthulhu8u » Sat May 26, 2007 8:28 am

KachiWachi wrote:Cthulhu8u -

Does your system automatically turn on UC/UW?

If not...did you (can you) manually turn it on for your test?

This will affect the LFB tests (mode $4103) only.

Thanks.
Uh, wow, can you please explain what that means? :wink:

what am I looking for exactly, would it be BIOS or software related?
ASUS P5A-B rev 1.04 (bios 1011 beta 02)
AMD K6-2+ 500
256 Mb RAM
3Dfx Voodoo 4 4500
Maxtor 6Gb HD
LG 52x CD-RW
SyQuest EZ 135 internal drive
D-Link DFE-530TX+ NIC
Generic PCI Soundcard
Lots of stickers...

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Post by KachiWachi » Sat May 26, 2007 1:47 pm

I've posted some stuff about that here already.

Search around...read...then ask me anything you don't understand.

Thanks.
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PC #1 - DFI 586IPVG, K6-2/+ 450 (Cyrix MII 433), 128 MB EDO. BIOS patched by Jan Steunebrink.
PC #2 - Amptron PM-7900 (M520), i200 non-MMX, 128 MB EDO
PC #3 - HP8766C, PIII-667, 768 MB SDRAM
PC #4 - ASUS P3V4X, PIII-733, 256 MB SDRAM
PC #5 - Gateway 700X, P4-2.0 GHz, 768 MB PC800 RDRAM
PC #6 - COMPAQ Evo N1020v laptop, P4-2.4 GHz, 1 GB PC2700 DDR
PC #7 - Dell Dimension 4600i, P4-2.8 GHz, 512 MB PC2700 DDR
PC #8 - Acer EeePC netbook, Atom N270 @ 1.60 GHz, 1 GB RAM
PC #9 - ??? ;)

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