FX5200 didn't have any trouble with games, but its GUI performance was very poor. It's one of the few technologies I can think of that actually worked properly from the get-go. Let us know how it ends up...Good Luck! swaaye Moderator Posts: 6827Joined: 2002-7-22 @ 21:24Location: WI, USA Top Reply with quote Re: VIA AGP impact on GUI performance by swaaye » 2013-4-07 @ 18:17 elianda wrote:The GF3 results Source
The only semi-decent VIA-based AMD board I ever got my hands on was an Asus A7V8X (KT400) a few years ago. Do you feel that your site slowlyness is killing sales or traffic? Fill in your name and email and receive our ebook 'How to update your PC BIOS in 3 easy steps' (15$ value), free BIOS tips and updates about Wim's BIOS! Fast, Scalable and Secure Webhosting Are you currently having hosting problems?
For additional driver information please visit our FAQ section. Think about it- -VIA was a dominant chipset player in 1997-2004 -VIA was probably the #1 AMD platform from 1999-2004 -NVIDIA was dominant through most of those years. swaaye Moderator Posts: 6827Joined: 2002-7-22 @ 21:24Location: WI, USA Top Reply with quote Re: VIA AGP impact on GUI performance by Scylla » 2013-4-07 @ 18:18 I politely dissent. VIA Chipset Driver Support For all VIA chipset, audio, video, networking, and peripheral chipset drivers please visit our VIA Driver Download Portal.
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Properly tuned 694X is just as fast as i815, plus it supports far more memory. I never installed the IDE driver of nVidia chipsets all the way up to nForce3 and the nForce4 issues are in part responsible for the decision of CPU manufacturers to keep Scylla Member Posts: 154Joined: 2013-3-07 @ 13:18Location: Spain Top Reply with quote Re: VIA AGP impact on GUI performance by swaaye » 2013-4-04 @ 17:51 Win9x stops scaling with graphics Any patch?
Completely agree with this. Where can I find a motherboard manual? As you go back in time to early AGP 4x and 2x, VIA AGP becomes extremely buggy. You can also use the menu at the top to navigate through the site!
Intel had their Application Accelerator that was trouble too though. However, even if I think that third parties would make the PC market more diverse and competitive, it's also quite true that the focus is being put now on the mobile The very last NV chipsets (with AHCI) are fine too. Reply Options 2 posts Page 1 of 1 2 posts Page 1 of 1 Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Do you need a BIOS update?
VIA Embedded Boards and Systems To obtain BIOS, drivers, BSPs or EVKs for VIA Embedded boards and systems please visit the respective product page you are inquiring about and click on the downloads What does this BIOS or Jumper setting do? Reply With Quote April 27th, 2004,09:20 PM #2 DonJ View Profile View Forum Posts MegaMod Join Date Aug 2000 Location San Antonio, Texas Posts 2,691 Hi alpha_surfer...Welcome to WinDrivers! It's tangible and measurable.
I'd have to say it's my favorite PIII chipset.Anonymous Coward wrote:I'm glad VIA finally kicked the bucket...best thing to happen to AMD in recent memory. I haven't seen this behavior with any of my ATI cards--not even with the newer x800 and x1950. I have sorted through much of the recommended material but appreciate it being brough to my attention. You're right, VIA AGP (or something about their chipsets) affects GUI performance.
Discussion Thread Date HELP NEEDED: Award Phoenix-Award BIOS v6.00PG (Windows XP Home) 16 replies Nov 15, 2013 Award VIA 82C691 REV 68 (Windows 98SE) 3 replies Apr 8, 2013 Award bios Do both AGP setups run with the same features? (SBA, FW) Don't look at the final score of Tom2D, the single results are much more interesting. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
I used the recovery disk a second time, with out reformat, and was able to get by the registration process. What does this BIOS or Jumper setting do? To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I haven't seen this behavior with any of my ATI cards--not even with the newer x800 and x1950.
I mean, even PT880 Ultra, one of the last AGPsets VIA made for Intel processors, is slow when paired with an NVIDIA GPU. Advanced Search Forum Drivers by Category Video Adapter/Monitor Drivers Pavilion 8760c Video driver If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I use a 9800 Pro in my 694X-based Tualatin rig and its 2D GUI performance is consistently lightning quick. Started in 1996, the site hosts a lot of unique content on how to find the correct BIOS updates and general information about your PC's (EFI) BIOS.
Eventually, it reaches the point where certain GUI operations look as if 2D acceleration is disabled (it's not; window moves are still accelerated). Reply With Quote April 28th, 2004,06:24 PM #3 alpha_surfer View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Apr 2004 Location Las Vegas, NV USA Posts 2 Suggestions Don Hi alpha_surfer...Welcome Free instant access to BIOS tips! Scylla Member Posts: 154Joined: 2013-3-07 @ 13:18Location: Spain Top Reply with quote Re: VIA AGP impact on GUI performance by Anonymous Coward » 2013-4-07 @ 13:20 VIA may have been
The sound card and other things appear to be working. All three of the VIA boards I tried (694X, Apollo Pro 266, and even a newer C2D-compatible board) had very poor GUI perfomance with a 6800GT and 7800GS installed. All three of the VIA boards I tried (694X, Apollo Pro 266, and even a newer C2D-compatible board) had very poor GUI perfomance with a 6800GT and 7800GS installed. Do you have a BIOS problem?
Question: Does anyone know the manufacturer of the video driver chip and where I might find drivers for it? I think the VIA 694x Chipset is called the VIA Apollo Pro133A http://www.via.com.tw/en/apollo/p133a.jsp Maybe that will shed some light on your problem At the source of every error which is blamed What is my motherboard? Will the highways on the internets become more few?V'Ger XT|Upgraded AT|Ultimate 386|Super VL/EISA 486|SMP VL/EISA Pentium Anonymous Coward l33t Posts: 2308Joined: 2008-3-20 @ 05:37Location: Shandong, China Top Reply with quote
Mmm... Looking back though, I don't believe I ever ran WinXP on that machine--I used it mainly as a Win7 RC evaluation box. VLB: had its quirks PCI: Problematic at first, and had issues with certain peripherals (eg sound cards) years after its introduction. This really sucks as I am unable to fully utilize my 4X AGP card.
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