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 Voodoo 5 5500 PCI + AMD64 .... does it freeze too?
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Posted - 16/02/2006 :  20:20:11  Show Profile  Visit Knuckles's Homepage  Click to see Knuckles's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
I recently upgraded from an A7N8X-E / Athlon XP 3000+ to a A8N5X / A64 3200+ . I was wondering, when I was using my V4 4500 or my V5 5500 PCI under windows XP, it was always freezing. But now that I changed mobo/CPU, will it freeze all the time again or I can use it like on any other PCs?

been a while I used this V5 and I need to get it back up kicking :)


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Posted - 16/02/2006 :  20:45:50  Show Profile  Visit Nightbird's Homepage  Send Nightbird a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
I have an Amd64 3200+ running with a Voodoo 5 5500 Pci on a mobo Soltek SL-K8TPro-939 but under Win2k (SP4) et no problem.
But the best is that you try it yourself to be sure.


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Posted - 17/02/2006 :  04:29:45  Show Profile  Visit ps47's Homepage  Send ps47 an AOL message  Send ps47 an ICQ Message  Reply with Quote
I hat to set "boot from pci first" in my BIOS to avoid instant lockup after booting to desktop.

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Posted - 17/02/2006 :  12:51:34  Show Profile  Visit benna's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I have a voodoo5 pci on a A64 system and winxpsp2 and it works without problems

my PC:
AMD Athlon64 3200+ - ASUS K8V-Deluxe - 1GB DDR400 - 3DFX Voodoo 5 5500 PCI

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Posted - 24/11/2006 :  18:04:36  Show Profile  Visit Knuckles's Homepage  Click to see Knuckles's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
sorry for late reply & Thanks for the info.

I'm going to try once I get my SUN -> VGA converter so I plug my screen both inputs at the same time. (SUN/Sony monitor, dual input, one SUN and one VGA)
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