I fixed my slow video problem...


2 Feb 2004
Hey guys just an update on my slow video on second display on my ati 9800 pro issue.

I seem to have finally hit the nail on the head - how I did it I dont know :D

But what I did before it speeded up was to kill windows totally with winxp manager tweak program (one of the settings hosed the filesystem), clean install windows xp twice :p. Screwed up windows again with the same program (then realising what was causing the screwup) fixed windows again ( no reinstall) reinstall omega 4.2 catalysts, fiddle with smartgart so that AGP reads/writes were on, remove omega catalysts cos of the control panel issue on dual displays and in stall the UniAN 1.0.42 based on cat 4.1 from here http://ati.hgn.it/newsread.php?newsid=45

So out of all that I can guess its either enabling AGP Reads/Writes in smartgart or the UniAN drivers. eitherway the combination of the two seems to have sorted me out properly and seems to me to have given me a performance boost as well, though they may just be down to the clean windows installs.

Anyhoo hope this helps someone out there other than me :D (you can read about the UniAN, Neutral and Asura drivers at driverheaven.net if you're interested)


Members online

No members online now.

Latest profile posts

hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.
Terrahertz wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Yo fellas!
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Where are you buddy?
Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Hey EP! All good with me, applying for Microsoft MVP right now, should have done this a while ago.

Notifications don't work, I only found your response by coming back to hunt up some threads, if you want, give me your email address so we can keep in touch easier!

Forum statistics

Latest member