So I ask you this: The coolbit is just a registry tweak to display additional options in the nVidia panel, so I guess its not a bad idea for anyone to install it.. Everytime I put new ones on after a certain release point they would cause my computer to go into an endless re-boot cycle. The fact that this card will work with non-SLI motherboards though only in single GPU mode obviously gives it a little flexibility. In fact some of the after market videocard coolers sold presently take up three PCI slots, and they are typically dead silent too. Both represent excellent value.
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My MSI 6600GT AGP is crap… nVidia driver tweaking software?
66000gt Catch all of PCstats latest hardware reviews right here. For most people however I recommend either 3, 2 or 1 at the lowest as setting a value of 0 can disable the performance benefits of dual core CPUs for example. If you flash the card’s BIOS to an nVidia reference version you shouldn’t have any problems using their drivers. For instance, videocards are shipping with bigger and bolder heatsinks that only a few years ago seemed unimaginable.
We were impressed with the performance, overclockability and SLI-capabilities of all the GT cards in this roundup. The coolbit is just a registry tweak to display additional options in the nVidia panel, so I guess its not a bad idea for anyone to install it.
Jan 10, Posts: I have an MSI gt ms. Thanks for the advice I’ll keep them in mind for my next driver war. The Albatron card’s slightly noisy fan stood out in this almost silent lineup. We couldn’t help noticing all of these cards’ higher prices and lack of SLI though.
smi Jul 5, Posts: It’s all these little changes that make videocards so fascinating Fri Apr 07, 1: When it comes to processors, motherboards, memory or hard drives, each technology moves in small evolutionary steps. The cards that led in the first test were sgp leading in the last. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. I had somewhat similar issues albeit with an ancient MSI MX SE and I had to do a clean install of Windows to make sure that nothing was left from the previous drivers before successfully installing the latest nVidia Drivers.
6600bt Articles Here are a few other articles that you might enjoy as well The fact that this card will work with non-SLI motherboards though only in single GPU mode obviously gives it a little flexibility.
MSI GeForce GT AGP problems
The NXGT-VTD card requires an external power source through the molex power connector on the top right hand corner, so be sure to plug it in before starting up the PC. All three AGP cards provided good overclocking ability, which was nice to see. I never had any issues.
MSI NXGT GeForce GT (AGP 8x, MB) Overview – CNET
We’ll see later if this has any impact on benchmark performance. I don’t think this’ll work because I won’t have the latest drivers, and I don’t see the Max Frames to render ahead in my video settings. If I try to download and install the latest, winXP fails booting and all I see is a black screen with 3 tiny dots on the top right. For a long time now, the AGP slot has been unable to fully meet the power demands of high performance videocards.
Feb 27, Posts: That has happened with the Gefoce GT, but the mainstream cards of today offer a much more value than the mainstream cards of yesterday ever did. Now, gap, and dual slot coolers are commonplace. P Anyhow, I downloaded the coolbits I linked above, and tada!
The MSI card overclocked slightly better and had a more comprehensive bundle packaged with it, while the Gigabyte model came with newer games.