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AGP video card, need maker name

By zlitocook ·
I have a video card with no clear maker name. It is a working pull from a computer that the person upgraded to a 256 card. I can not ask the person about it for a year or more. She is deployed in Iraq for a while.
The card has all kinds of s/n, p/n ECT; but I get nothing on searches, it maybe a proprietary card, from Dell.
CN-OUC996-69861-59K-0990 S/N 280538002273 P/N 102a6280101 made in china. Other markings rev a01 113-a62801-106, 0529 aspf01, VCI. It has both DVI and regular monitor out, and an s-video out. I can install the card and tell the bios that it has an AGP card but it will not recognize the card.
This is a white box with a Foxcon main board 3.1 GHz processor, 2 gigs of memory, XP, SP2 and all updates, it has an on board video card.

I am adding a little as to why I am doing this. After being in the computer field for awhile I have noticed that there is a big gap between the folks who just have computers and the people who need them. I am fixing older computers and giving them away for free. I give them to people who would never be able to get a computer other any other way. I have software and hardware given to me all the time, most of it is too old to use. But I can use allot of it.

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by mjd420nova In reply to AGP video card, need make ...

Do you have a machine with and AGP slot? Try inserting it into the unit and boot up. The first screen you see should give you the details you seek.

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I will try that

by zlitocook In reply to Solution

I have another computer with that is a little slower that I am setting up for a church.

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RE: AGP video card, need maker name

by Jacky Howe In reply to AGP video card, need make ...

Mjd420nova is right if you are quick enough. If that dosn't work either of these programs should tell you what you need to know. You will still have to put it in another PC to test.

NSSI

http://home.att.net/~short.stop/freesoft/system.htm

Aida16
http://shinobiresources.com/downloads.htm

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That is one of the resions

by zlitocook In reply to RE: AGP video card, need ...

I like coming here, the ideas and programs that i did not know about. I will try these and let you know. Thanks

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I forgot

by Jacky Howe In reply to That is one of the resion ...

to mention that these progs work independent of the OS. Just put them on a bootable floppy or Cd.

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Install AGP and use PC Wizard 2008

by ComputerCookie In reply to AGP video card, need make ...

It is one of the best I've seen, and this one's free!! and it is agreat alround tool.

So instead of hoping that your monitor is warm and you will see the AGP card flash download this program, only 2.6MB.

http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php

Example of the summary.

Mainboard : Gigabyte 945GCMX-S2
Chipset : Intel i945G/GZ
Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
Physical Memory : 2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM )
Video Card : Nvidia Corp GeForce 8500 GT
Hard Disk : ST380815AS (80 GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1P
Network Card : Realtek Semiconductor RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 2
DirectX : Version 9.0c (March 2006)

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RE I can install the card and tell the bios that it has an AGP card

by OH Smeg In reply to AGP video card, need make ...

Sounds as if you have a Incompatibility between the M'Board Chip Set and the AGP Cards Chip Set.

That is if the system hangs after you have inserted the AGP Card. If it just Boots without any Video then the AGP card isn't compatible with the M'Board.

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AGP aperture

by jdclyde In reply to AGP video card, need make ...

Did you check the AGP aperture setting? make sure it is set for 256 to match the card. Had a PC that wouldn't boot with the new card until this was changed.

Did you disable the on-board video? I have seen SOME cards that insist you uninstall all other video drivers, reboot, and then install their driver.

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Even better idea

by jdclyde In reply to AGP aperture

If you can recall what DELL model it was you pulled this out of, going to the dell site would give you the drivers for that model and your good to go.

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Ok I am not new to computers but

by zlitocook In reply to AGP aperture

Where do you check the aperture settings? Is this in the BIOS? I would not mess with this for so long but the person I am giving this to is trying to get in to a school for game programming. And this is the best video card I have.

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