Radeon 9800 Pro weird screen polygon mess

By Thijs_i
Nov 17, 2006
  1. Hello,

    I've got a problem with my ati radeon 9800 pro, regular (mostly within games) the screen becomes one mess of colors and polygons. After a reboot it's all over. I don't think it's a heat problem, got a nice zalman active cooler and besides the problem occurs randomly spontaniously, also when just on my xp desktop doing nothing.

    As I said there is no obvious pattern, sometimes it does not occur for several days...

    The ATI drivers are up to date. Just did a clean format/ xp pro install but problem still exists.
    Currently i am searching for an bios update, still cannot find it though. It's a Medion pc DOOOOh! But I hope someone recognises this problem and maybe has a sollution already :)


    My system info:

    Besturingssysteem Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
    DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
    Computernaam MYTHOS (Mythos)
    Naam gebruiker Administrator

    CPU Type AMD Athlon 64, 2000 MHz (10 x 200) 3000+
    Moederbordnaam MSI MS-7010 (Medion OEM)
    Moederbord Chipset VIA VT8383 Apollo K8T800, AMD Hammer
    Systeemgeheugen 1024 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type Award (04/22/04)
    Communicatiepoort Communications Port (COM1)
    Communicatiepoort Standard Serial over Bluetooth link (COM6)
    Communicatiepoort ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

    Video kaart RADEON 9800 PRO - Secondary (128 MB)
    Video kaart RADEON 9800 PRO (128 MB)
    3D-Versneller ATI Radeon 9800 Pro (R350)
    Monitor Samsung SyncMaster 930B (Digital) [19" LCD] (HMEYB09678)

    Geluidskaart VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller
    My motherboard is a MS-7010 (Medion OEM) 04/22/2004-K8HTB-8237-6A7L0M4BC-00
    Here are my specifications:
    Program: eSupport.com BIOS Agent Version 3.61
    BIOS Date: 04/22/04
    BIOS Type: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
    BIOS ID: 04/22/2004-K8HTB-8237-6A7L0M4BC
    OEM Sign-On: W7010VM7 V1.15 042204 MEDIONPC
    Chipset: VIA 82C3188 rev 1
    Superio: Winbond 697HF rev 2 found at port 2Eh
    OS: WinXP SP2
    CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ 2010 Mhz MAX: 3000 Mhz
    BIOS ROM In Socket: Yes
    BIOS ROM Size: 256K
    Memory Installed: 1024 MB
    Memory Maximum: Unknown
    Memory Slot 01: 512 MB
    Memory Slot 02: 512 MB
    ACPI Revision: 1.0
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