Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:32 PM
Apparently Acer has some issues with ATI
From Acer's site:
No video displayed with some add-on PCI-Express video cards.
The APFe and AST670 desktops meet PCI Express (PCIe) standards.
However, ATi has determined that video cards that use some of their "older" Radeon video controllers have a conflict with the video controller on the APFe main board.
Some add-on PCIe video card are not recognized by the system.
NOTE.....If the add-on video card is not recognized, the video signal will still present on the external video port from the main board..
The following video cards have been identified to have a conflict with the APFe
Sapphire X300SE 128MB W/TV NTSC ATX 1024-8C45-0C-SA
Video cards with older Radeon X300SE ASICs
Sapphire X600PRO 128MB VGA+TVO+DVI ATX 1024-2C50-04-SA
Video cards with older X600pro ASICs
The following video cards have been tested and approved by Acer.
Some of the cards listed below are PAL format. Other cards may also be compatible.
Sapphire X300SE 128MB 64bit (Mezza) TVO+V+D PAL w/ATX BKT 1024-2C50-14-AC
Sapphire X600PRO 128MB VGA+TVO+DVI ATX 1024-8C45-0C-AC
SapphireRadeonX700SE 256MB VGA+TVO+DVI-I PAL w/ATX BKT 1024-CC67-00-AC
SapphireRadeonX700SE 256MB VGA+TVO+DVI-I PAL w/ATX BKT 1024-CC67-10-AC
SapphireRadeonX700SE 256MB VGA+TVO+DVI-I NTSC w/ATX BKT 1024-CC67-10-AC
LTK LR2A22 GF6600 256MB 128bit TVO+DVI+DSUB PAL w/ATX BKT
LTK LR2A22 GF6600 256MB 128bit TVO+DVI+DSUB NTSC w/ATX BKT
Leadtek GF6600LE 256MB 128bit VGA+TVO+DVI-I PALw/ATX BKT LR2A22
LeadtekGeforce6200TC LE 64MB 32bit VGA+TVO PAL w/ATX BKT LR2A1J"
why won't my laptop work?
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