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HD3870 Too Old For XP SP3??

jedihobbitjedihobbit Central Virginia, USA
edited Apr 2011 in PC Building
Okay I've redon BHz to sale to a friend for a general web sufer/business apps. It currently has an abit NF-M2 nView/Opty 1210. When I run it from the onboard 6100 everything is fine however when I add the Sapphire HD3870 with the "current" drivers I get this......


Where it'll only give the smallest screen setting long with only 4 bit color.

WTF?? :(


  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Austin, TX Icrontian
    edited Apr 2011

    Catalyst 11.3 supports the Radeon HD 3000 series on Windows XP.
  • jedihobbitjedihobbit Central Virginia, USA
    edited Apr 2011
    One thing I forgot to mention and that may have caused all of it........I kept getting a dang missing driver message (oldfartondum has me forgetting the message :rolleyes:) that has been associated with SP3 and older mobos. The GPU was working at that point but when I deleted SP3 that's when things went down hill. Even after I reloaded SP3 the issue existed.

    Anyway I've got to deliver this system tomorrow so I took the easy way out and replaced the 3870 with a 9600 I have and everything is "peachy". ;)
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