There is a easy way to download the latest and correct video card driver.
Click the link to download the tool.
Or download it from here. Release on 7/17/2011.
It will run on most of Windows OS. It detect the OS version and your ATI card.
Then it will find the latest driver for you.
Download it and install the video card driver and control panel.
It is Official tool from AMD. Not third part tool. So it is safe.
I bought the HD 2600 AGP card last week.
I tried many time to install it on my old computer. All failed. I can not even make the PC boot.
Later, I found one six pin socket on the end of video card. I don’t know what it is and I can not find any explaination on the user menaul.
I google it and knows that the 6 pin socket is a power socket to give more power to Video card.
The problem is my PSU is old style without 6 pin plug.
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I have an desktop about two years old with ATI 9200 video card which is almost 4 years old. I replaced the fan of this video card in 2005.
Now I would like to buy a new video card with High-definition(HD) play capacity.
Because the computer is equipped by AGP slot, the products are limited. Most of the main stream graphic cards are PCIe.
I found one with the price I fell OK. I went to Bestbuy closer to my office in the lunch time.
Diamond Viper ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 AGP 256MB GDDR2 Video Card
I have not opened the box. I will take some pictures for reference.
Features at a glance
* 128-bit GDDR2 memory interface
* High-speed 128-bit-HDR (High Dynamic Range) rendering
* Up to 24X Custom Filter Anti-Aliasing
* Support for Microsoft® DirectX® 10 & Shader Model 4.0, OpenGL 2.0
* ATI Avivo™ HD Video and Display architecture
* HDCP Support
* CATALYST Software Drivers
* Windows Vista™ 3D environment Support
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