Video Card Problem

By lilhenry821
Jun 7, 2007
  1. I have a video card problem as far as I think can someone help me try and fix it. I have the Nvidia Geforce 3 Ti200 (64mb) card.

    heres what my screen looks like.

  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    The vid card has some problems.. Could be overheating, overclocking, bad video RAM, bad drivers. Do you get screen corruption outside of Windows too? A la BIOS logo screen or the initial WIndows logo? If yes, then it is a hardware issue.
  3. kpo6969

    kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710

    Why are you in safe mode?
  4. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TS Guru Posts: 363

    Try and borrow a card off someone to make 100% sure, but 99% chance it's FUBAR.

    If it isn't overclocked & you are getting that much, um, artifacting for want of a better word, it's bin material.

    It's obviously AGP, you should be able to find suppliers clearing old stock - ie 6600GT, maybe even 7xxx series etc relatively cheap and giving huge performance boost.
  5. k.jacko

    k.jacko TS Rookie Posts: 493

    yeah the GF3's are very old. Be thankful its lasted this long, lol.
    Fragrant Coit i think has the best idea. Buy an old stock 6600GT on AGP.
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