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ATI Radeon x1650 pro AGP help

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January 9, 2007 6:03:54 AM

I dont know if this is the place to put this but oh well.
I just recently bought myself a ati radeon x1650 pro AGP8X with 512mb of ram, i installed it into my computer installed the drivers and tried to test it with a game (Farcry) and it ran worse than my old Radeon 9250! even a simple game like freelancer it lags to hell!!!! Is there any known problems with this card or something that could be restricting the power of the card?

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January 9, 2007 6:13:55 AM

yeah i have the ice cooling system on the card itself so it wouldnt let me run the thing without it
January 9, 2007 6:18:26 AM

PSU? sorry not that good with little computer components.

As for everything else i have a ASROCK Conroe865PE with a Celeron D 3.06ghz processor and at the moment only 768mb of ram.

just found out what that means. I have a 400watt supply system.
I mean the card works but i dont think it works properly for some reason because my old 9250 can out do it
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January 9, 2007 6:28:33 AM

thats a point it does keep on shutting down randomly hang on i have to turn off my comp to check this b back in a second.
January 9, 2007 7:02:11 AM

ah ok cool i will check it out...
i can only pay via paypal though
January 9, 2007 7:07:39 AM

and i live in aus so i cant really get that from that site.
January 9, 2007 7:14:23 AM

cool thanks alot! i hope it works! do you know anything about ram and motherboards?
January 9, 2007 7:17:50 AM

well i bought two one gb chips of pc3200 ddr for my motherboard but i install them and the computer turns on but the screens dont work at all...
January 9, 2007 7:22:56 AM

k here i go

CPU : Celeron D 3.06ghz
Motherboard : ASROCK Conroe865Pe
the power supply you already know about

the ram i am trying to install is PC3200 1gb DDR c6c2 x2 chips

i think thats about it
January 9, 2007 7:32:44 AM

yeah already tried that. still didnt work
January 9, 2007 7:40:56 AM

brand new supposably. someone said my motherboard didnt support high frequency but then another person said it did...
so that will do the 18A stuff?
January 9, 2007 7:43:53 AM

awesome ill go ahead and get one then. ty
January 9, 2007 8:08:40 AM

Where abouts in aus do you live?
January 9, 2007 8:27:17 AM

Launceston Tasmania
January 9, 2007 9:02:12 AM

a defective ram stick. I had that. The computer would power up, with all fans spinning, but that's it, no POSTing, no booting.
January 9, 2007 9:44:51 AM

this is the second time it has happened though. with different sticks and different sellers... weird.... even more weird the first stick was supposed to be a one gig chip but i put it in another computer and it only read it as a 512mb chip.... course i think that was the motherboard being crappy at that stage but yeah so it wasnt the ram its the motherboard or something to do with it....