9600 xt skips

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Unknownxeno, Oct 3, 2004.

  1. Unknownxeno

    Unknownxeno OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Ok I'm new and I've been having this problem for awhile I'm not sure if its my video cards problem but really I'm stuck. Okay So I'll be playing a game like halo and Star wars galaxies and every hmm.. 1-2 min. It will randomly skip, like go from 30 fps to 1 to 2 and so on .. than just go right back. Seriously its bugging the crap out of me lol. :mad:
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    please provide more information about your system as well as info on any background apps you may be running so that we can help you...

    the more info you give us.. .the better we can assist you :)
     
  3. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Could be alot of things.

    Does the harddrive work during this time?
    What OS do you have?
    Computer specs?
    Have you exited all programs before playing?
     
  4. Unknownxeno

    Unknownxeno OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Well here are my specs

    2.08 ghz
    1 gig of ram
    Amd athlon 2800+
    9600 xt 128 mb

    And while I was searching around the forum I found another thread that has the identical problem I have but I have the omega drivers installed and it still freezes of frequently.

    and no I don't have any background servies open.
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    would it be possible for you to open taskmanager (ctrl + alt + del in windows) and post a screenshot of the services open?

    your system should theoretically not be lagging like you have described with the devices you have in play...

    if you are @ a high resolution with a high level of detail, it is possible to chug the card in certain situations, but it should not be a regular occurence @ a random time during gameplay...
     
  6. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Perhaps Win Update or your anti virus updating?

    Are you spyware free? Nothing calling out?
     
  7. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    I had that problem with my old setup, but not as often. It was just the computer loading more of the game or the next section from the harddrive. If you stay in one area does it still happen?
     
  8. Unknownxeno

    Unknownxeno OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Just to let you all know I fixed it I did have one program open while playing games *ram idle pro* and it seems it would always refresh the ram each couple of min without me knowing, so I didnt really think it was that. Well I stopped using that now and it works fine heh ..
     
  9. lancer

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    cool