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x1900Gt crappy graphix ?!?!

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December 15, 2006 9:55:49 PM

Hi i have jsut bought a new computer, and im sad to say it has issues.
I have noticed that things that should be gray is green, some aqua kind of green
both in films and in xp, in xp some parts it also looks like its missing colors.


a picture of the problem at hand.



specs:

Processor:
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz Socket LGA775, 4MB, BOXED m/fläkt

Graphix:
PowerColor Radeon X1900GT 256MB GDDR3, PCI-Express, ViVo, Dual-DVI-I, Retail

RAM:
2048Mb DDR2 PC4200 533Mhz 240pin (2x1024Mb)

Mobo:
Asus P5B iP965 4DDR2-DIMM 3PCI 4PCIe SATA Raid Audio GB-LAN Socket775

Screen
Packard Bell 19" 16:9
MAESTRO190W (lcd) 1440x900 max rez

Anyone know what might be wrong?

im desperat for help, best regards.

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December 15, 2006 10:10:20 PM

Taking a screenshot of Windows won't do anything if your videocard is faulty.
December 15, 2006 10:13:41 PM

I think it's your monitor, since the screenshot appears fine to me. Try downloading the latest drivers for your X1900GT and see if it helps; if not... then yea, it's the monitor.
December 15, 2006 10:15:46 PM

hmm so you cant see the aqua green flickers in the button? its suposed to be solid gray, yeah altough teh problem is that i have tested teh screen on my servern and it wasnt the screen.

ive read somwhere that ati cards and nforce mobos can be a hazzle, anyone care to elaborate on this?
December 15, 2006 10:31:00 PM

No there shouldn't really be a problem with ATI-nVidia compatibility. Try updating the drivers, otherwise I guess you just have a bad card.

PS: make sure that your gamma is set correctly.
December 15, 2006 10:46:49 PM

i concur, the picture up above looks just how it normally should, silver colored xp taskbar, properly colored icons, etc
December 15, 2006 11:43:01 PM

Have you used any monitor calibration software? My dad did that and all his grey stuff went green. Never use that junky stuff.
December 17, 2006 4:26:55 AM

You probably have a bad card. That exact thing happened to me with my 9600xt, but luckily it was still under warranty, so they sent me a new one.
December 19, 2006 8:05:45 PM

could also be a "jiggle the cable" problem. move the connector a bit and see if there is any difference.
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