June 22nd, 2001, 01:21 PM
Drivers for Geforce 2mx & older Athlon ??
I bought an ASUS Geforce 2 MX 1 week ago. It's very stable i'm glad to say. I got Athlon 700 with an Irongate Chipset, running Win ME.
I was recomended to use Detonators 6.50, so i installed them tonight and realised that the card performed worse, than what it did with my previous 5.32 detonators, which i originally used with my old TNT2. i used GL Excess for benchmarking and: it scored 2190 with 5.32, and only 2103 with 6.50. I can't say much for D3D, but i do know that games like Clive Barker's Undying get FPS of 19 in large open areas
i'm kinda lost now.. should i go back to 5.32 dets, or is there something else i can do?? i want the best performance possible, preferably without having to o/c anything.
June 22nd, 2001, 01:56 PM
Just realised another thing: it was running at AGP 1x despite the fact that i used that regestry patch. So i pushed it to 2x using Powerstrip. It's ROCK-STABLE running D3D games, but exact opposite for OpenGL, can't even get 2 frames out of it b4 it freezes.
June 23rd, 2001, 02:33 AM
7.58 but I don`t know where they can be downloaded. Newer detonators bring support for GF3 and newer T&L instructions and to be honest I don`t know how can that be helpfull to "old" GF2 chip.
BTW I never had any problems with MX @ AGP 2x on Irongate MBs, rev. 5 (chipset that supports SuperBypass).
With AGP 2X enabled average increase in gaming was oround 10%.
I would stick with 6.50 drivers cous they give best compatibility and for me that is moust important part.
June 23rd, 2001, 04:14 AM
try that link thats where i dl my drivers... gl
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June 23rd, 2001, 06:20 AM
Just installed 7.58s... no diference for D3D, but OpenGL DOESN'T RUN AT ALL!!!
June 23rd, 2001, 01:12 PM
I have an 'Classic' Athlon 500@700MHz on an AMD-750 chipset motherboard and a GF2MX@175/195 and I have found I get the best performance from the 7.58s - I don't get any problems in games either (besides Star Trek: Armada, but that game was programmed by monkeys ).
Might sound obvious, but have you got the lastest patches for your games?
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June 23rd, 2001, 02:59 PM
i'm not sure but maybe somthing happened to your opengl32.dll file in c:windows/system. try and get some one with the same os as you to send you there file and then you replace it
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