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6800GS AGP Issue

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by PoliticallyCorrect, 25 Feb 2006.

  1. PoliticallyCorrect

    Hitman

    Joined: 2 Jul 2005

    Posts: 522

    My m8 has baught a 6800GS for AGP (overclockers UK one), and states that only the BETA drivers will support it.

    After install, the PC will either hang before windows boots or just reboot and then not show as having installed.

    So far he's tried rolling back to version 7 of forceware becuase some people reported having used them using a hacked INF - didn't work.

    note: this is a fresh windows install.
     
  2. marc2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: 6 Feb 2004

    Posts: 20,208

    Location: England

  3. PoliticallyCorrect

    Hitman

    Joined: 2 Jul 2005

    Posts: 522

    them drivers just dnt show up as having installed after reboot
     
    Last edited: 25 Feb 2006
  4. Energize

    Caporegime

    Joined: 12 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,957

    Location: England

    Im thinking of buying a 6800gs. Should I avoid the ocuk one then?
     
  5. PoliticallyCorrect

    Hitman

    Joined: 2 Jul 2005

    Posts: 522

    I've read some posts, and most 6800GS on AGP have this problem. But PCI-E seems be fine because it's a completely different interface.
     
    Last edited: 4 Mar 2006
  6. Mitch007

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Apr 2004

    Posts: 1,104

    Location: Romsey/Hampshire

    roll up the very latest drivers. 7800GS AGP will require new-est driver.
     
  7. Mattpm

    Associate

    Joined: 25 Feb 2006

    Posts: 3

    I have the BFG 6800 GS OC 256MB AGP card. It comes with beta Forceware 82.12 drivers. They perform well.

    The latest official nVIDIA drivers (81.98) however do not recognise my hardware.