Error starting 3dmark5

By ShannanCarlock ยท 4 replies
Nov 16, 2004
  1. I get this error when I try to run a test on 3dmark5:

    IDirect3DDevice9::Create Pixel Shader failed: Invalid call (D3DERR_INVALIDCALL)

    I have a geforce 2 mx/mx 400. I have the newest drivers dowloaded: 66.93
    I still have the old drivers on the harddrive: 61.77

    What the heck is the message all about?
    Should I revert to the old drivers or this even part of the problem?

  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Please do not double post
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    3Dmark2005 needs a DirectX 9 capable card, not just DirectX 9 compatible. Your GF2MX is only capable of using DirectX 7 functions, it does not have pixel &/or vertex shaders.
  4. ShannanCarlock

    ShannanCarlock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Nevermind. Thanks though. I downloaded 3dmark3. I think that should do it. I just don't run game tests 2,3, & 4.

    Sorry abouth the double post. I wasn't sure I was in the right forum.
  5. ShannanCarlock

    ShannanCarlock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Actually still incorrect as I had to download 3dmark 2001. The only one that is still made that supports nothing more than directx 7.1
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