OMG i have just found my PSU is 260W
I dont even know if thats input or output
either way it's very bad
akasa 460W PSU
akasa Carnival CPU Cooler XP3400+
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I wouldn't consider this a resolution. Disabling AGP support and having to water cool a graphics card is more of a disaster.
have you tried the omega drivers?
most people with gfx distortion comes from gaming, after the additional load (from the 3d gfx accelerator) is put on the card.
with minimal load (non gaming no drivers) then the card shouldnt have a problem at all.
you should see if you can test the card on another pc, and see if you're having the same problems. you can get the drivers from
Ive tried the Omega drivers but still the same, before i installed i used Driver Clean to uninstall any previous drivers etc and still no joy.
I get a strong feeling my motherboard is f*****
Edited by blobsta, 23 April 2005 - 11:09 AM.
When i load a driver for the card it either
(ii) displays wierd multicoloured screen mish mash and freezes
(iii) just goes into DVI power saving mode like ive turned the monitor off!
(iiii) Or reboots the PC
It's always the display driver with the problem ive tried 3.5/3.9/4.11 and 5.4 (latest) from ATI to no avail also the latest omega
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