[lug] any geforce4 ti series experience?

D. Stimits stimits at comcast.net
Thu Jan 15 15:03:04 MST 2004

Jeff howell wrote:

> Sounds like the card was either damaged by the cold or perhaps your
> powersupply isn't providing enough juice to the card. The ti series
> cards will use a lot more juice than an old GF2 FX card.

The supply is a 700 watt redundant, designed for quad Xeon. The board 
itself is capable of AGP Pro50, it far exceeds requirements.

D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net

> On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 14:36, D. Stimits wrote:
> >I'm trying to replace a failing older GeForce256 DDR card (streaking and
> >bleaching), and having bad luck with LeadTek ti 4400 cards (nice prices
> >for bad hardware). The same computer works perfectly without even
> >changing config if I drop in a borrowed GeForce2 MX400 series card (and
> >except for bleaching/streaking the old card works too).
> >
> >What I am seeing are artifacts in some text modes (on previous returned
> >card that arrived with frost on it from sitting in the cold delivery
> >truck it had noise/artifacts in every mode), and inability to reach
> >graphics modes for the most part. Win2k will work with extreme
> >noise/artifacts if 640x480 and 256 colors, but locks up and goes
> >completely dead in all other modes when using the LeadTek ti 4400 (this
> >is a replacement to the replacement). Everything I see on the web tells
> >me that the GeForce4 ti 4400 works on linux, that I am just having bad
> >luck with this particular hardware (2 in a row).
> >
> >Can anyone here verify whether a GeForce4 ti 4400 (or relatives
> >4200/4600) work at all? Till I get this fixed the comp sits mostly idle.
> >
> >D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
> >
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