(eddaweaver @ Sep 12 2004, 10:22 AM) modern video cards use lots of electricity, your power supply unit may be too small to cope with a Radeon. Do you know how many watts and amps it is rated for? What exact motherboard model and video card models have you been trying?
Yea my power supply is this: (which I was told is plenty for radion.)http://support.gateway.com/s//...0052...6500525nv.shtml
I tried the ATI 9600 PRO, took it back, got a GeForce FX5600 works fine but not a very good card. Borrowed and tried my friends ATI 9800 PRO same problems as the 9600.
My motherboard can be found here with chipsets(MSI Athlon motherboard - 950-MHz):http://support.gateway.com/s/M...MSI/...251017418.shtml
I tried upgrading my chipsets-no help. Was unable to upgrade my BIOS cuz this mobo is soo old. Was told to just buy a new mobo. I tried rolling back and reinstalling every ATI cat version, no help. And I found a forum with people having the same problems as me, who say bought a nforce2 mobo and that fixed the crashes. I'm assuming this mobo is just way too old. Now I need to know what new mobo's are good and compatible with this processor