All my problems were Nvidias fault

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#1

Well after months of diagnostics, I have finally found the culprit to my blue screens, aborted games, corrupted graphics, lockups, etc… My nvidia 6800 ultra card. Guess its a defect. I have tried 3 power supplies with it, (as I know it is really picky with voltage), but still no go. Finally sprung for a ATI X800XT…WOW what a difference. Not only is it faster it performs like a champ, especially with my Nforce3 motherboard.

I am not to say that all nvidias are defective, but it seems for me they seem to be more suspect to errors than ATI cards I owned.


#2

My 6800LE has worked flawlessly ever since I got it even with unlocked pipelines and overclock


#3

You know I’ve used Nvidia’s for years. The last ATI I used was a Expert@work 8mb pci card. After my GeForce 4600ti I wanted to upgrade to a directx 9 card so I bought a 9600xt card. I could not get that damned thing to work right. I eventually ended up returning it and got a 5700 ultra. Computers can be quirky sometimes.

I think ATI and NVidia are both equally excellent cards. But sometimes in certain instances one seems to work better than the other.


#4

Recent versions of nVidia’s video drivers have issues with AMD’s buffer overflow protection (NX-bit) so you might give it a try by disabling it.
//Danne


#5

good to know, but i like my x800xt so much better I doubt I will go back to it.

can you give others here a idea on how to do that if they have simular problems with it?


#6

Disable the NX bit in Windows by adding /noexecute=AlwaysOff in boot.ini
//Danne