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How To Specify Proper Video Driver?

By Minus
May 21, 2007
  1. Hello,

    I would like to thank in advance any responses I receive to this thread.

    I am currently running an ATI video card. My problem, however, is that I am unaware of the specific model and make. I made the mistake of inadvertently uninstalling my driver, and I do not know how to locate the specific driver I need.

    My current symptoms include an inability to run games and very choppy scrolling in browsers and text documents.

    If anyone could help me at all, then I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thank you.
     
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Download and run Everest Home (it is free):

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4181

    Once you download it, click on it and let it install and then run it from the icon on your desktop and then click on 'Display' then on 'GPU', then go to the VERY top of the screen and click on 'report', then 'quick report-gpu' and then 'plain text' and save it then go to C:/programs/lavalys and open that folder then open Everest Home folder and then reports and click on the report which will open it in a text editor and then use your mouse to highlight ALL the 'registers' stuff at the bottom of the report and delete it and then save that file again and then copy and paste it to here.
     
  3. Minus

    Minus TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for your help.

    I'm a little confused about which section of the text document you want me to delete, however.

    --------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003-2005 Lavalys, Inc. ]------------------------------------------------------------

    Version EVEREST v2.20.405
    Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
    Report Type Quick Report
    Computer YOUR-13E050B673
    Generator Owner
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
    Date 2007-05-21
    Time 17:38


    --------[ GPU ]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    [ PCI Express x16: ATI Radeon X300 (RV370) ]

    Graphics Processor Properties:
    Video Adapter ATI Radeon X300 (RV370)
    GPU Code Name RV370
    PCI Device 1002 / 5B60
    Transistors 75 million
    Process Technology 0.11u
    Bus Type PCI Express x16 @ x16
    Memory Size 128 MB
    GPU Clock 324 MHz (original: 325 MHz)
    RAMDAC Clock 400 MHz
    Pixel Pipelines 4
    TMU Per Pipeline 1
    Vertex Shaders 2 (v2.0)
    Pixel Shaders 1 (v2.0)
    DirectX Hardware Support DirectX v9.0
    Pixel Fillrate 1296 MPixel/s
    Texel Fillrate 1296 MTexel/s

    Memory Bus Properties:
    Bus Type DDR
    Bus Width 128-bit
    Real Clock 196 MHz (DDR) (original: 200 MHz)
    Effective Clock 392 MHz
    Bandwidth 6272 MB/s

    Memory Timings:
    CAS Latency (CL) 3T
    RAS To CAS Delay (tRCD) 4T
    RAS Precharge (tRP) 4T
    RAS Active Time (tRAS) 8T
    Row Refresh Cycle Time (tRFC) 14T
    RAS To RAS Delay (tRRD) 2T
    Write Recovery Time (tWR) 3T

    Graphics Processor Manufacturer:
    Company Name ATI Technologies Inc.
    Product Information http://www.ati.com/products/gamer.html
    Driver Download http://www.ati.com/support/driver.html

    ATI GPU Registers:
    ati-00F8 08000000
    ati-0140 00000061
    ati-0144 1A289111
    ati-0148 1FFF0000
    ati-0154 F0000000
    ati-0158 31320032
    ati-0178 00001017
    ati-01C0 01FF0000
    ati-4018 F6DAFA1A
    ati-CLKIND-0A 03301D04
    ati-CLKIND-0B 00001A00
    ati-CLKIND-0C 0400BC00
    ati-CLKIND-0D 00007FFA
    ati-CLKIND-0E 04002400
    ati-CLKIND-0F 00000000
    ati-CLKIND-12 001F1212
    ati-MCIND-6C 00000000
     
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    What part of the 'registers' did you miss - like all that crap at the bottom.
     
  5. Minus

    Minus TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The only thing I deleted was "[ Debug - PCI ]" and downward.

    All information in the registers was untouched.

    Example of deleted information:

    B00 D00 F00: Intel 82915P Memory Controller Hub [B-1]

    Offset 00: 86 80 80 25 06 00 90 20 04 00 00 06 00 00 00 00
    Offset 10: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 20: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 4D 10 9B 81
    Offset 30: 00 00 00 00 E0 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 40: 00 90 D1 FE 00 40 D1 FE 00 00 00 E0 00 80 D1 FE
    Offset 50: 00 00 02 00 03 00 00 B8 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 60: 00 30 D1 FE 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 70: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 80: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset 90: 10 11 11 00 00 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 40 0A 38 00
    Offset A0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset B0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset C0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset D0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 50 01 00 00
    Offset E0: 09 00 09 21 42 B3 9B 88 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Offset F0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 05 00 00 00 00 00
     
  6. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Well, you got your answer anyway: PCI Express x16: ATI Radeon X300 (RV370)


    '
    ATI GPU Registers:'

    from that line down is meaningless - that crap is what I meant to get rid of.

    :)
     
  7. Minus

    Minus TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The problem has been resolved.

    Thank you very, very much for your help.

    Keep up the good work!
     
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