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waffle11

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I just recently purchased a new graphics card for my system (Sapphire Radeon X1600 pro AGP 8X) to replace my old card to make my computer last for a bit longer until I can make the money to rebuild, but after installing the card I noticed there seemed to be graphical errors in the Windows XP interface. The most obvious error was several vertical white bars running the length of the screen. Also when I went to install new drivers the screen gave me an error that said, "Zero service display error." or something very similar. Frankly I am not sure if the card itself is broken or if it is some sort of driver issue as I don't have too much experience in this sort of problem.

System Specs:

AMD Athlon 64 2800+
Radeon 9800 128mb pro (Old card)
Sapphire Radeon X1600 256mb pro (new card)
Epox Motherboard (can get model number if needed)
1GB Ram
120 GB hard drive

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How many watts is your PSU putting out? Did you first uninstall your old drivers before installing new ones?

I don'ty think it's an issue with the card. Most likely it is a driver issue or it is underpowered.
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My PSU is rated for 350W and I did uninstall the old drivers, but I did not install the new ones until after I installed the new card weather that makes a difference or not.
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