R
AGP-V3800 Series
3D Multimedia Accelerator
USER’S MANUAL
Hardware & Video Drivers
AGP-V3800 Deluxe/32MB
AGP-V3800TVR/32MB
AGP-V3800TVR/16MB
AGP-V3800/32MB
AGP-V3800/16MB
AGP-V3800 Combat/16MB
AGP-V3800 Combat/8MB
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CONTENTS
I. Introduction ..................................................................................... 7
Highlights ......................................................................................... 7
Available Models ............................................................................. 7
ASUS TNT2 Ultra™ Model ................................................. 7
ASUS TNT2™ Model .......................................................... 7
ASUS Vanta™ Model .......................................................... 7
Specific Features .............................................................................. 8
AGP-V3800 Deluxe ............................................................. 8
AGP-V3800/TVR (32MB/16MB frame buffer)
AGP-V3800 (32MB/16MB frame buffer) ...................... 8
AGP-V3800 Combat ............................................................ 8
Common Features ............................................................................ 8
II. Hardware Installation .................................................................... 9
ASUS AGP-V3800 Deluxe Layout ................................................. 9
ASUS AGP-V3800/TVR | AGP-V3800 Layout ............................ 10
ASUS AGP-V3800 Combat Layout .............................................. 11
Installation Procedures ................................................................... 12
New Systems ............................................................................ 12
Systems with Existing VGA Card ............................................ 12
III. Windows 95/98 ............................................................................ 13
Operating System Requirements ................................................... 13
Windows 95 OSR2.0 with USB Support ................................. 13
Windows 98 .............................................................................. 13
Driver Setup ................................................................................... 14
Method 1: ASUS Quick Setup Program ................................... 14
Method 2: Display Property Page ............................................ 15
Method 3: Plug and Play .......................................................... 16
ASUS Windows 95/98 Install Shell ............................................... 17
Install Display Driver ............................................................... 17
Install DirectX .......................................................................... 18
Install GART Driver ................................................................. 19
Install Live3800 Utility ............................................................ 21
Using ASUS Live3800 ....................................................... 22
Always On Top ................................................................... 22
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CONTENTS
Uninstall Display Driver .......................................................... 24
Using the Autorun Screen ................................................... 24
Using Windows 95/98 Control Panel ................................. 24
Install Acrobat Reader .............................................................. 25
Install ASUS Tweak Utility ...................................................... 27
Using the ASUS Tweak Utility ........................................... 28
ASUS Control Panel ...................................................................... 30
Refresh Rate ............................................................................. 30
More Resolution ....................................................................... 31
Information ............................................................................... 31
Color ......................................................................................... 32
Desktop ............................................................................... 32
D3D/Game .......................................................................... 32
General Functions ............................................................... 33
Important Notes .................................................................. 34
Display ..................................................................................... 35
VGA ................................................................................... 35
TV ....................................................................................... 37
Advanced .................................................................................. 38
StereoGlasses ...................................................................... 38
Direct3D ............................................................................. 39
OpenGL .............................................................................. 39
IV. Windows NT 4.0 ........................................................................... 40
Install Display Driver ..................................................................... 40
Installation Procedures ............................................................. 40
V. Resolution Table ............................................................................ 41
VI. Troubleshooting ........................................................................... 44
Description ..................................................................................... 44
Recommended Action .................................................................... 44
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FCC & DOC COMPLIANCE
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
•
•
This device may not cause harmful interference, and
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
•
•
•
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING! The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the
graphics card is required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes
or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions
from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.
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I. Introduction
I. Introduction
Features
Thank you for purchasing an ASUS AGP-V3800 Series Graphics and Video Accelerator. With the NVIDIA RIVA TNT2™ Ultra™/TNT2™/Vanta™ built in, the ASUS
AGP-V3800 Series graphics cards provide you with extremely fast acceleration in
2D/3D graphics and high quality scalable video playback, which can fully support 3D
Business, Gaming, and Multimedia Applications.
Highlights
•
•
•
•
•
Supports professional graphics design, gaming, learning, and business applications
Flicker free, high refresh rates reduce eye strain
Powerful 3D rendering
Crisp, realistic images
Striking cinema-quality video
Available Models
ASUS TNT2 Ultra™ Model
• AGP-V3800 Deluxe (32MB SGRAM Frame Buffer)
VGA + Video-In + TV-Out + 3D Glasses (ASUS VR-100G Bundled Free!)
ASUS TNT2™ Model
• AGP-V3800/TVR (32MB or 16MB SGRAM Frame Buffer)
VGA +Video-In +TV-Out + 3D Glasses Support (ASUS VR-100G Upgradeable)
• AGP-V3800 (32MB or 16MB SGRAM Frame Buffer)
Pure VGA (ASUS VR-100 Upgradeable)
ASUS Vanta™ Model
• AGP-V3800 Combat (16MB or 8MB SDRAM Frame Buffer)
Pure VGA (ASUS VR-100 Upgradeable)
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I. Introduction
I. Introduction
Features
Specific Features
AGP-V3800 Deluxe
• Built-in NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Ultra™ 128-bit 3D Graphics and Video Accelerator
• 300MHz Palette-DAC
AGP-V3800/TVR (32MB/16MB frame buffer)
AGP-V3800 (32MB/16MB frame buffer)
• Built-in NVIDIA RIVA TNT2™ 128-bit 3D Graphics and Video Accelerator
• 300MHz Palette-DAC
AGP-V3800 Combat
• Built-in NVIDIA Vanta™ 128-bit 3D Graphics and Video Accelerator
• 250MHz Palette-DAC
Common Features
• Bus mastering AGP V2.0 slot interface with full sideband and “Execute” model
support
• Optimized for Direct3D acceleration with complete support for DirectX 5.0 and
6.x features, such as multi-texturing, bump mapping, texture modulation, light
maps, full-scene anti-aliasing, and Trilinear and 8-tap Anisotropic filtering (better than Trilinear Mip mapping)
• OpenGL ICD support in Windows 95/98, Windows NT, and Windows 2000
• TwiN-Texel (TNT) 32-bit graphics pipeline providing 2 texture mapped, lit pixels per clock and single pass multi-texture rendering
• 32-bit ARGB rendering with destination alpha, 16- or 24-bit Z buffer, 8-bit stencil buffer
• 100% hardware triangle setup engine
• High performance 128-bit 2D/GUI/DirectDraw acceleration
• Planar YUV12 (4:2:0) to/from packed (4:2:2) Color Space Conversion for software MPEG acceleration and H.261 video conferencing applications
• DVD sub-picture alpha blend compositing
• Video Acceleration for DirectShow MPEG 1/2 and Indeo
• VESA DDC2B+, DPMS, VBE 2.0/3.0 support
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Projector
ASUS TV Box
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Stereo Glasses Output
Composite (RCA) Output
S-Video Output
VGA Output
Video Input (ASUS Video) 7pin S compatible)
Composite (RCA) Input
S-Video to Composite Cable
ASUS AGP-V3800 Deluxe (PAL or NTSC)
Video-in and TV-out cables
3D glasses
This User’s Manual (with Adobe® Acrobat® PDF copy)
ASUS AGP-V3800 Series Driver & Utility CD Disc
Item Checklist
CATV
®
3D Glasses
(ASUS VR-100G)
J1
J1
J1
PAL
NTSC
1 2 3
1 2 3
Digital
PC to TV
Encoder
Digital
Video
Decoder
VIP
Connector B
VGA
BIOS
FAN_PWR
TM
Graphics
Processor
Chip with Fan
NVIDIA RIVA
TNT2 Ultra
32MB SGRAM
R
II. Installation
TNT2 Ultra
NOTES
• Use the same TV standard for all devices.
•
and
antenna cannot be connected at the same
time.
composite/TV
output (RCA)
(video model)
SVHS/TV output
(7pin) (video model)
VGA Monitor
output (15pin)
(standard)
CCD/camcorder
input/Tuner/
TV Box Input
(7pin) (video model)
VR Glasses
Output (TVR model)
VIP Connector A
32MB SGRAM Frame Buffer
ASUS AGP-V3800 Deluxe Layout
II. Hardware Installation
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10
Projector
ASUS TV Box
Stereo Glasses Output
Composite (RCA) Output
S-Video Output
VGA Output
Video Input (ASUS Video) 7pin S compatible)
Composite (RCA) Input
S-Video to Composite Cable
3D Glasses
(ASUS VR-100G)
ASUS AGP-V3800 Series User’s Manual
J1
J1
PAL
NTSC
1 2 3
1 2 3
VGA
BIOS
FAN_PWR
Graphics
Processor
Chip with Fan
TM
NVIDIA RIVA
TNT2
32MB or 16MB SGRAM
ASUS AGP-V3800 Series Driver & Utility CD Disc
J1
Digital
PC to TV
Encoder
Digital
Video
Decoder
R
NOTES
• Components enclosed in dotted boxes can only be used or
are available only in the AGP-V3800/TVR model.
• Use the same TV standard for all devices.
and
antenna cannot be connected at the same
•
time.
composite/TV
output (RCA)
(video model)
SVHS/TV output
(7pin) (video model)
VGA Monitor
output (15pin)
(standard)
CCD/camcorder
input/Tuner/
TV Box Input
(7pin) (video model)
VR Glasses
Output (TVR model)
VIP
Connector B
VIP Connector A
32MB / 16 MB SGRAM Frame Buffer
ASUS AGP-V3800/TVR (PAL or NTSC) or
ASUS AGP-V3800
Video-in and TV-out cables (AGP-V3800/TVR only)
3D glasses support (ASUS VR-100G upgradeable)
(AGP-V3800/TVR only; AGP-V3800 requires
ASUS VR-100 upgrade—see next page for layout)
This User’s Manual (with Adobe® Acrobat® PDF copy)
Item Checklist
CATV
®
II. Installation
TNT2
ASUS AGP-V3800/TVR | AGP-V3800 Layout
II. Hardware Installation
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VGA Output
3D Glasses
(ASUS VR-100G)
ASUS VR-100
Stereo Glasses Output
VGA Input
VGA Output
ASUS AGP-V3800 Combat
3D glasses support (requires ASUS VR-100 upgrade)
This User’s Manual (with Adobe® Acrobat® PDF copy)
ASUS AGP-V3800 Series Driver & Utility CD Disc
Item Checklist
VGA Output
Projector
Projector
VGA
BIOS
FAN_PWR
TM
Graphics
Processor
Chip with Fan
NVIDIA RIVA
Vanta
16MB or 8MB SDRAM
R
II. Installation
Vanta
NOTE
• Components enclosed in dotted boxes can only be used or
are available only with the ASUS VR-100 upgrade.
VGA Monitor
output (15pin)
(standard)
VIP
Connector B
VIP Connector A
16MB / 8 MB SDRAM Frame Buffer
ASUS AGP-V3800 Combat Layout
II. Hardware Installation
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II. Hardware Installation
NOTE: The ASUS AGP-V3800 series graphics card can only be installed in motherboards with an AGP slot.
II. Installation
Procedures
WARNING! Computer boards and components contain very delicate Integrated
Circuit (IC) chips. To protect the computer board and other components against
damage from static electricity, you must follow some precautions.
1. Make sure that you unplug your power supply when adding or removing
expansion cards or other system components. Failure to do so may cause
severe damage to both your motherboard and expansion cards.
2. Keep all components such as the host adapter in its antistatic bag until you
are ready to install it.
3. Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer components. If you do
not have one, touch both of your hands to a safely grounded object or to a
metal object, such as the power supply case. Hold components by the edges
and try not to touch the IC chips, leads, or circuitry.
4. Place components on a grounded antistatic pad or on the bag that came with the
component whenever the components are separated from the system.
Installation Procedures
New Systems
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Unplug all electrical cords on your computer.
Remove the system unit cover.
Locate the AGP bus expansion slot. Make sure this slot is unobstructed.
Remove the corresponding expansion slot cover from the computer chassis.
Ground yourself to an antistatic mat or other grounded source .
Pick up the board (still in its sleeve) by grasping the edge bracket with one hand
and then remove the plastic sleeve.
Position the card directly over the AGP slot and insert one end of the board in
the slot first. Firmly but gently press the bus connector on the bottom of the card
down into the slot. Be sure the metal contacts on the bottom of the host adapter
are securely seated in the slot.
Anchor the board’s mounting bracket to the computer chassis using the screw
from the slot cover that you set aside previously.
Replace the cover on the system unit.
Connect your analog monitor’s 15-pin VGA connector to the card and fasten
the retaining screws (if any).
Connect other cables and devices if available -You are now ready to install the
software drivers and utilities.
Systems with Existing VGA Card
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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Change your display driver to Standard VGA.
Shut down your computer and unplug all electrical cords.
Replace the existing VGA card with the ASUS AGP-V3800 series graphics card.
Restart your computer.
Install the ASUS AGP-V3800 series display driver.
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III. Windows 95/98
Operating System Requirements
NOTE: The AGP-V3800 series graphics cards require a motherboard with an AGP slot.
Windows 95 OSR2.0 with USB Support
Windows 95 OSR2.0 supports AGP cards, but to take advantage of all the AGP
features, you must use Windows 95 OSR2.0 and install the USB upgrade and then
install the VGARTD driver for the corresponding chipset on your motherboard. (see
III. Windows 95/98 Install VGARTD Driver).
III. Windows 95/98
Requirements
To install Win95 OSR2.0 with USB support, you must have OSR2.0 installed already. Otherwise, first install OSR2.0 and then use the USB support update (you
must use the same update language of your Windows language). On the April 1997
MSDN Disc-1 “Windows 95, SDKs, and Tools”, OSR2.0 is found in “\OSR2” while
the USB support update is found in “\OSR2\USBSUPP”. To determine the installed
version of the operating system, look in the registry at:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Version
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\VersionNumber
OSR2.0 with USB has:
Version “Windows 95” and VersionNumber “4.03.1212” or “4.03.1214”.
Windows 98
Windows 98 supports full Direct3D and AGP features. If you are still using the beta
version of Windows 98 and you want to fully take advantage the Direct3D and AGP
features, you must upgrade your current Windows to the release version before installing the AGP display driver.
Windows 98 includes VGARTD for the major chipsets but it is recommended that
you install VGARTD from the AGP-V3800 Series CD to make sure that you have
the latest version of VGARTD.
NOTES
• For other notes or release information, see the README files in the installation CD.
• This Manual assumes that your CD-ROM disc drive is drive D: and that
Windows is in C:\WINDOWS. Replace either with the actual location, if
necessary.
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III. Windows 95/98
Driver Setup
You can use one of three methods to install the Windows 95/98 drivers for your
ASUS AGP-V3800 series graphics card.
NOTE: Method 2 and Method 3 will not install the appropriate AGP GART
driver if your motherboard does not use the Intel AGPset. Installing the AGP
GART driver will ensure that the AGPset’s AGP functions are available. Method
2 and Method 3 will not install also the DirectX runtime libraries. DirectX must
be installed so that your video player can take advantage of hardware acceleration. See III. Windows 95/98 Install VGART Driver and III. Windows 95/98
Install DirectX later in this manual for the setup steps.
Method 1: ASUS Quick Setup Program
III. Windows 95/98
Requirements
NOTE: See III. Windows 95/98 | ASUS Windows 95/98 Install Shell | Install
All Drivers and Utilities for detailed steps.
1. Start Windows.
2. Switch display to Windows’ Standard Display Adapter (VGA) mode and then
restart Windows.
3. Insert the CD installation disc into your CD-ROM drive.
4. The ASUS Windows 95/98 Install Shell appears. Click Drivers and Utilities
and then click Install All Drivers and Utilities on the Drivers dialog box.
5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup.
6. When Setup has finished installing all the necessary files on your computer, it
will prompt you to restart your computer. Click Yes... and then Finish to restart
your computer and to complete Setup.
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III. Windows 95/98
Method 2: Display Property Page
1. Start Windows.
2. Switch display to Windows’ Standard Display Adapter (VGA) mode and then
restart Windows.
3. Right-click the Windows desktop and click Properties.
III. Windows 95/98
Driver Installation
4. Click the Settings tab and then click Advanced. The Standard Display Adapter
(VGA) Properties dialog box appears.
5. Click Change on the Adapter tab. The Update Device Driver Wizard dialog box
appears. Click Next, click Display a list of all the drivers... and then click Next.
6. Click Show all hardware and then click Have Disk....When the Install From
Disk dialog box appears, type the location of the ASUS3800.INF file and then
proceed to step 9. Otherwise, proceed to the next step.
7. Click Browse to search the CD-ROM drive. In the Drives box of the Open
dialog box, select your CD-ROM drive and then click OK.
8. In the Folders box, double-click the WIN95 folder and then select ASUS3800.INF
in the File name box.
9. Click OK. A list of video cards appears. Select your VGA card type for your operating system and then click OK.
10. The Update Driver Warning box appears. Click Yes to confirm the setting up
of the ASUS enhanced display drivers and then follow the onscreen instructions
to start the setup.
11. Setup will prompt you when it has finished installing all the necessary files on
your computer. Click Finish to close Setup.
12. When you are returned to the Standard Display Adapter (VGA) Properties
box, click Close. The Display Properties box appears. Click Close.
13. The system will prompt you to restart your computer. Click Yes to restart your
computer and to complete Setup.
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III. Windows 95/98
Method 3: Plug and Play
NOTE: Before proceeding with these steps, replace first your old VGA card with
an ASUS AGP-V3800 series graphics card.
1. Start Windows.
2. When Windows detects your ASUS AGP-V3800 series graphics card, the New
Hardware Found dialog box appears.
III. Windows 95/98
Driver Installation
3. Click Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer.
4. When Setup prompts you for the location of the driver, type D:\WIN95 to direct
Setup to the INF file and then click Finish to install the driver.
5. When Setup has finished installing all the necessary files on your computer, it
will prompt you to restart your computer. Click Yes to restart your computer and
to complete Setup.
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III. Windows 95/98
ASUS Windows 95/98 Install Shell
Install Display Driver
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
III. Windows 95/98
Install Display
Click Drivers and Utilities.
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install Display Driver to install all the
drivers and utilities into your computer. Setup will install the drivers
and utilities in the following order:
Display Driver, DirectX runtime libraries, Direct3D and OpenGL Drivers for games. Just follow the
onscreen instructions to complete the
installation.
If you prefer to install the drivers and utilities individually, follow the steps on the
following pages.
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III. Windows 95/98
Install DirectX
Microsoft DirectX allows 3D hardware acceleration support in Windows 95/98. For
Software MPEG support in Windows 95/98, you must first install the Microsoft
DirectX libraries, and then an MPEG-compliant video player.
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
Click Drivers and Utilities.
III. Windows 95/98
Install DirectX
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install DirectX to install the DirectX
libraries.
3. The installation program will automatically install the DirectX 6
runtime libraries into your system.
4. Setup will prompt when it has finished copying all the files to your
computer. Click OK to finish the installation.
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III. Windows 95/98
Install GART Driver
The AGP GART Driver is used to support AGP functionality for the chipset on your
PC’s motherboard. It is recommended to install the GART driver if it is newer than
the one you have installed in your system.
NOTE: Installation dialogs are slightly different for each chipset. Follow the
onscreen instructions to finish the VGARTD installation. The succeeding steps
assume that you are installing for an Intel AGPset.
III. Windows 95/98
Install GART
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
Click Drivers and Utilities.
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install GART Driver to install AGP
support for motherboards with Intel,
VIA, SiS, or ALi AGPsets.
3. A message appears that the
VGARTD driver is only required for
AGP boards. Click Yes to continue
to install the driver.
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III. Windows 95/98
4. The AGP VGARTD Driver Detection box appears with the chipset detected on your motherboard. Click
OK to install the appropriate driver
for your AGPset.
III. Windows 95/98
Install GART
5. If you selected No..., on the previous screen before clicking OK, you
will be presented with a selection of
other drivers. Make your driver selection and click Install.
6. When the Welcome screen appears,
click Next to continue.
7. Once the driver installation is finished, click Finish.
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III. Windows 95/98
Install Live3800 Utility
Live3800 lets you view and capture video images from the card’s video input port.
NOTE: Make sure that you have an ASUS graphics card with VIDEO-IN connector before attempting to install the utility.
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
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Install Live3800
Click Drivers and Utilities.
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install Live3800 Utility.
3. When the Welcome box appears,
click Next to start copying the files.
Setup automatically starts copying
the necessary files to the default
folder.
To complete the installation, simply
follow the onscreen instructions.
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Using ASUS Live3800
The ASUS Live utility software can be used to:
1. View images using your monitor as screen from traditional consumer devices,
such as videocassette players, camcorders, digital cameras, and laser disc players
through the onboard RCA or SVHS VIDEO-IN connectors (V3800 Deluxe and
V3800/TVR only).
2. Capture live motion video up to 30 frames/second (minimum Pentium II/266
system).
3. Play any *.AVI file.
ASUS Main Panel
Capture Frames (F6)
Capture Single Frame (F5)
Capture Video (F7)
Pause
Show/Hide
Video Source Options
Play Stop
Video Slider
Up Button
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Using Live3800
Right Button
About
ASUS Live3800
Left Button
Exit
Minimize
Down Button
Full Screen (Ctrl+S)
Capture Mode
Turn On/Off TV box
LiveVideo Mode
Capture Settings
Open Video File
Video Format
To run the software, click Start and point to Programs and then ASUS LIVE3800
and then click LIVE3800.
To uninstall the software, click Start and point to Programs and then ASUS
LIVE3800 and then click Uninstall. You may also uninstall the software using the
Add/Remove Programs Properties dialog box at the Windows Setup tab. See
Windows online help for more information on removing a Windows component.
Always On Top
The Always On Top option is
provided for users who may wish to
continue watching VCD/DVD/TV
programs while doing other tasks,
such as when downloading files
from the Internet or word processing. To keep your display screen always on top of other programs, rightclick the display screen and then
click the Always On Top button.
Position the screen where it will not
interfere with your other tasks.
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Show/Hide Video Source Option
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Using Live3800
When first using ASUS Live, you must set up the video source. By clicking the
Show/Hide Video Source Options button on the ASUS Main Panel, you can show
or hide the video source setup screen.
Use the Up or Down arrow buttons on the ASUS Main Panel to select Video Connector and then the Left and Right arrow buttons to select Tuner to start using your
TV Box to view programs.
NOTE: Users with the PAL D/K models should select PAL-BGHI for the Video
Standard.
If desired, you may adjust Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Hue of your display
using the video source setup screen. Click again the Show/Hide Video Source Options button on the ASUS Main Panel to exit from this screen.
For the other options on the ASUS Live utility software, click the appropriate button
on the ASUS Main Panel to open its dialog box.
Video Capture Driver
IMPORTANT! It is the intent of ASUS that this product be used in full compliance
with the copyright laws of your respective and other countries and that prior permission
be obtained from copyright owners whenever necessary.
When you install the Windows 95/98 Driver of your ASUS graphics card with the VIDEOthe video capture driver will automatically be installed on your system.
This video capture driver follows Microsoft Video for Windows standard and can open
up to a capture window size of 704 x 480. It can be used with some applications that use
video capture as an option, such as video conferencing, net meeting, or digital video
authoring applications.
IN connector,
To start capturing images on your screen, click the Capture Mode button on the
ASUS Main Panel.
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Uninstall Display Driver
If you want to update your display drivers or if you no longer need the AGP-V3800
display drivers, you can use one of the following procedures to completely uninstall
the drivers from Windows 95/98 to save disk space.
Using the Autorun Screen
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
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Remove Driver
2. Click Uninstall Display Driver and
follow the onscreen directions.
Using Windows 95/98 Control Panel
1. Click Start, and then point to Settings.
2. Click Control Panel.
3. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
4. Click the Install/Uninstall tab.
5. Click ASUS AGP-V3800 Display
Driver from the list.
6. Click Add/Remove.
7. The system will prompt you to restart
your computer. Click Yes to restart.
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Install Acrobat Reader
Acrobat Reader is necessary for reading the PDF copy of this manual.
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
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Install Reader
Click Drivers and Utilities.
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install Acrobat Reader.
3. When the Acrobat Reader x.x
Setup box appears, click Next.
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4. When the Software Licese Agreement box appears, click Accept to
signify your acceptance of the License Agreement.
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Install Reader
5. When the Choose Destination Location box prompts you for a destination folder, click Next to select the
default location. Setup starts to copy
the necessary files to your computer.
6. When Setup has finished copying
files to your computer, click Yes, I
want to restart my computer now
and then click Finish to restart your
computer to begin using Acrobat
Reader. You may select No, I will restart my computer later if you still
want to install other software or want
to use your computer and then click
Finish.
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Install ASUS Tweak Utility
The ASUS Tweak Utility lets you control the core clock speed and the memory
interface speed of your graphics card.
WARNING! Use this option with caution. Using this inappropriately may damage your card and cause your system to be unstable.
1. Insert the CD installation disc into
your CD-ROM drive or double click
the CD drive icon in My Computer
to bring up the autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory of
your CD-ROM drive.
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Install Tweak
Click Drivers and Utilities.
2. The Drivers box appears. Click Install ASUS Tweak Utility
3. When the Welcome box appears,
click Next.
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4. When the Information box apears,
click Next to signify your acceptance
of the warning and other related information.
Setup starts to copy the necessary
files to your computer. Follow the
onscreen intructions to complete the
installation.
Using the ASUS Tweak Utility
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Install/Using Tweak
WARNING! Use the ASUS Tweak Utility with extreme caution and only if you
are well acquainted with your display card. Using this inappropriately may damage your card, its components, and your system.
To run the ASUS Tweak Utility, click Start and point to Programs, Asus, Tweaking Utilities, and then click Tweak.
Timing Adjustment
Timing Adjustment lets you adjust the working frequency of the graphic engine
and video memory.
Graphics Speed
Engine
Lets you adjust the working frequency
of the graphic engine
Memory
Lets you adjust the working frequency
of the video memory.
Default
Restores the settings to their defaults.
Test settings
Lets you test your settings.
Use tweak settings on next startup
Selecting this allows you to use your
settings when Windows starts.
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Tweak Safe Mode Recovery
Timing Adjustment (Safe Mode) lets you restore the working frequency of the
graphic engine and video memory to their factory default settings. This mode is
used when you encounter problems when starting or restarting Windows using your
customized tweak settings.
Using Tweak Safe Mode Recovery
1. Restart Windows in safe mode. To
start Windows in safe mode, hold the
F8 key until the Windows Startup
Menu appears. For some machines
and Windows 98, you can use CTRL
to bring up the Startup Menu. Enter
the number for Safe mode and then
press ENTER.
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Using Tweak
2. In Windows, click Start and point
to Programs, Asus, Tweaking Utilities, and then click Tweak Safe
Mode Recovery.
3. The ASUS Tweak Safe Mode Properties box appears. Click the appropriate settings.
Timing Adjustment (Safe Mode)
Select the Clear tweak settings and
use factory default box to change back
the timing adjustment settings to their
factory defaults and then click OK to
restart Windows properly.
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ASUS Control Panel
After installation of the display drivers, you will find
an ASUS icon on the taskbar’s status area. Clicking or
right-clicking this icon opens the ASUS Control Panel,
showing a menu composed of shortcuts of the graphics
board’s enhanced and other functions.
NOTE: Instead of clicking the ASUS Control Panel
icon, you may right-click the Windows95/98 desktop,
click Properties, and then click Settings. Under Windows98, click Advanced after clicking Settings. Click
the appropriate tab to change your display settings.
ASUS Control Panel icon
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Refresh Rate
Refresh Rate
Refresh Rate lets you change the refresh rate of your current screen resolution.
WARNING! Be sure that the refresh rate that you select is supported by your
monitor. Selecting a refresh rate that is beyond your monitor’s specification may
damage it. Press ESC to restore your original settings in case of problems.
1. Click/right-click the ASUS Control
Panel icon, point to Refresh Rate,
and then click the desired refresh
rate.
2. The system will prompt you whether
you want to keep the setting you just
selected. Click OK to keep the setting,
otherwise, click Cancel or press ESC.
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More Resolution
More Resolution lets you change the screen resolution of your monitor.
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More Resolution
1. Click/right-click the ASUS Control
Panel icon, point to More Resolution, and then click the desired screen
resolution. The system will automatically set the resolution selected without restarting your computer.
WINDOWS95 USERS: You will
be prompted to restart your computer
if you select a screen resolution with
a different color depth, for example,
from 800x600 HiColor to 800x600
TrueColor. Click OK to restart your
computer to make the change.
Information
Information lists the relevant information about your card. Aside from this, it
has links to the ASUSTeK COMPUTER, INC. web site for updated information about the graphics board, latest drivers, and other information.
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Color
Color allows you to make color adjustments, such as brightness, contrast, and gamma
values for each or all of the RGB colors. These adjustments can be made for Desktop and D3D/Game. This function is not available in 8-bit color depth.
Desktop
Desktop lets you adjust the color of your
Windows 95/98 desktop.
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Color
D3D/Game
D3D/Game lets you make your favorite
color settings for D3D games.
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General Functions
Brightness / Contrast / Gamma
Brightness / Contrast / Gamma sliders
let you calibrate the contrast, brightness,
and gamma output of your display card.
Dragging a slider to the left decreases the level and
to the right increases it. The number at the right of
each slider displays the brightness (value range: 128 to +128, default: 0), contrast (-30 to 30, default:
0), or gamma value (0.2 to 3.0, default: 1.0).
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Color
Desktop
Changes to your color settings are
shown immediately on your monitor.
You may change the preview picture by
clicking Load from the Desktop box.
D3D/Game
Changes to your color settings can be
viewed by clicking Preview. When
playing a full-screen DirectDraw/
Direct3D game, changes can be interactively made if Hotkey is enabled.
Color Spline
Color Spline shows how each (R, G,
or B) or all channels are distributed
when you move the Brightness, Contrast, or Gamma slider to make your
adjustments. You can adjust all channels at once (All) or individual channels (R, G, or B).
Scheme
Scheme lists schemes that you can use
to change the appearance of many
screen elements simultaneously. You
can use existing schemes, or create and
save your own scheme by saving your
current settings, or delete unwanted
schemes. You may want to save a
scheme that you created for some special situations, such as when you want
to use the same settings when playing a
certain game or a movie.
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Hotkey
Hotkey lets you assign hot keys to adjust color settings interactively while
playing a DirectDraw/Direct3D game
or watching a movie. To use this function, click Hotkey to open the Hot Key
box and then select Enable Hotkey.
You may want to change the default hot
keys when they conflict with hot keys
of certain games, video players, or Windows programs.
To change the default hot keys
1. In the Name list under Paning
hotkey control, click the hot key
control that you want to change and
then click the Hotkey box.
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Color
2. Hot keys automatically include
CTRL+ALT. Press any valid key (you
cannot use ESC , ENTER , TAB ,
SPACEBAR , PRINT SCREEN , or
BACKSPACE) you want to add to this
combination. For example, to define
the hot key combination CTRL+ALT+B,
press B.
NOTE: The hot keys will be available only if you selected the Enable Hotkey
check box and if you are in the appropriate environment. That is, with the Enable Hotkey check box selected, hot keys take effect only if you are playing a
full-screen DirectDraw/Direct3D game or video hot keys are valid only when
you are playing a movie with hardware acceleration (YUV overlay) turned on.
Important Notes
D3D/Game
The color settings of D3D/Game take effect only when you are playing a full-screen
DirectDraw/Direct3D game.
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Display
Display lets you make monitor adjustments, such as position, size, and refresh rate.
WARNING! Adjusting position or size, especially refresh rate is a highly dangerous operation. Selecting a value that is beyond your monitor’s specification may
damage it. Press ESC to restore your original settings in case of problems.
VGA
Adjustment
Position sets the screen position
Size sets the screen size
Synchronization
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Display
Adjusts the synchronization polarity settings
Change current refresh rate
Displays the Change current refresh rate box to
let you customize a new refresh rate.
To change the current refresh rate
1. Click Change current refresh rate.
2. In the Refresh rate list under
Change current refresh rate, click
the nearest default refresh rate and
then adjust the Edit refresh rate
slider to the rate you want, click Test
and then click YES when prompted
to add the new refresh rate into the
list. Otherwise, the original refresh
rate will be restored.
Load default
Restores the settings to their defaults.
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Change refresh rate
Displays the Change refresh rate box to let you
change the refresh rate of any screen resolution.
GDI
GDI lets you change the refresh rate of the Windows desktop.
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Display
To change the refresh rate
1. Click Change refresh rate.
2. In the Refresh Rate list under the
GDI tab, select the refresh rate you
want to use. A Test button appears to
let you test the selected refresh rate
and resolution combination. Click
YES when prompted whether to keep
the new refresh rate. Otherwise, the
original refresh rate will be restored.
DirectDraw
DirectDraw lets you change the refresh rate of
DirectDraw. It is most useful when you are playing a full-screen game.
To change the refresh rate
1. Click Change refresh rate.
2. In the Refresh Rate list under the
DirectDraw tab, select the refresh rate
you want to use. A Test button appears
to let you test the selected refresh rate
and resolution combination. Click
Test to preview the new refresh rate.
3. To keep the new refresh rate, press
F1. Otherwise, press F2 to select another refresh rate.
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TV
Position
Sets the screen position.
Size
Sets the screen size.
Standard
Sets the TV signal format, for example, PAL or
NTSC.
Output type
Displays the connection status of composite and
S-Video.
Scan type
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Display
Sets the scan type of the TV display.
Black Level
Sets the brightness of the TV display.
Contrast
Sets the contrast of the TV display.
Flicker
Sets the anti-flicker effect.
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Advanced
Advanced provides some advanced settings for StereoGlasses (setting is available
only with the ASUS AGP-V3800 Deluxe model or AGP-V3800TV model with the
VR Stereoscope upgrade), Direct3D and OpenGL, software interfaces for your ASUS
AGP-V3800 3D graphics board.
StereoGlasses
Enable Stereoscopic Mode
When selected, this enables you to use the stereoscopic mode when playing games or watching 3D
videos. This mode is available only
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Advanced
Strereoscopic Glasses
Eyes
Distance between your eyes.
Distance
Distance between foreground and eyes.
Embossment
The effect to make objects virtually pop out of the
screen.
Load Default
Restores the settings to their defaults.
IMPORTANT! Before enabling stereoscopic mode and using your stereoscopic
or VR glasses (ASUS VR-100G), make sure that your monitor can support 120Hz
interlaced mode under the following display modes:
640 x 480 x 16 bits
800 x 600 x 16 bits
960 x 720 x 16 bits
1024 x 768 x 16 bits
1152 x 864 x 16 bits
640 x 480 x 32 bits
800 x 600 x 32 bits
WARNING! To prevent discomfort and eye fatigue when using your stereoscopic
or VR glasses, DO NOT try to use your VR glasses for an extended period of
time. Take frequent short breaks to give your muscles and eyes a chance to rest by
taking off your VR glasses and then looking up and focusing on distant objects.
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Direct3D
Direct3D Feature Settings
Turn off V-SYNC waiting
When selected, games will achieve higher frame rate
but tear frame may occur.
Anti-alias supersampling size
Lets you select the size of anti-aliasing, supersampling block.
8-bit indexed palette texture convert
Format for 8-bit indexed texture to convert.
Direct3D Mipmap Settings
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Advanced
Permit dithering mipmap
When selected, rendering performance may be
higher; visual quality may, however, be lower.
Auto-generate mipmap
When selected, rendering performance may be
higher; visual quality may, however, be lower.
Auto-generate mipmap filtering
Select Tri-linear for higher rendering quality.
Load default
Restores the settings to their defaults.
OpenGL
Enable buffer region extension
Enables region extension for 3D Studio Max.
Permit dithering mipmap
When selected, texture mipmap dithering will be enabled.
Visual quality may improve when selected; a decrease
in rendering performance, however, may occur.
Anisotropic mipmap
When selected, quality/performance may be better.
Turn off OpenGL VSync waiting
When selected, games will achieve higher frame rate
but tear frame may occur.
Load default
Restores the settings to their defaults.
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IV. Windows NT 4.0
Install Display Driver
WARNING! Before installing the display driver in Windows NT 4.0, make sure that
you have installed Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack3 or later, to take full advantage of the ASUS AGP-V3800 AGP features. (You must use the same update
language of your Windows language available on the Internet at http://
www.microsoft.com/isapi/support/bldqpage.idc? ProductPage=q_servpk.)
NOTE: The following steps assume your CD-ROM drive letter is D.
Installation Procedures
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Install/Remove
1. Start Windows NT, switch display properties to VGA mode (16 colors, 640 x 480
pixels), then restart your computer to make the change.
2. After your computer restarts, right-click the desktop and click Properties.
3. Click the Settings tab.
4. Select Change Display Type.
5. Select Adapter Type and click Change.
6. Click Have Disk.
7. Insert the ASUS AGP-V3800 installation CD disc.
8. Type D:\NT40 or click Browse to select the path of the display driver for Windows NT. Click OK.
9. Select ASUS AGP-V3800 and then click OK.
10. Windows NT will once again prompt for confirmation. All appropriate files are
then copied to the hard disk. When all files are copied, go back to the Display
Properties box by clicking Close. Click Apply.
11. The System Settings Change dialog box is displayed. Click Yes to restart Windows.
12. Windows NT will restart with the default settings. The Display applet will appear to allow for mode selection.
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V. Resolution Table
8MB Video Memory
640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
1280 x 1024
1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200
Vertical
Horizontal
Frequency Frequency
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
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85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
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170Hz
200Hz
240Hz
250Hz
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120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
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240Hz
250Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
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100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
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70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
31.4KHz
34.9KHz
36.1KHz
37.6KHz
43.0KHz
51.0KHz
61.8KHz
72.9KHz
75.2KHz
78.7KHz
92.6KHz
108.6KHz
132.8KHz
138.6KHz
37.9KHz
43.8KHz
45.1KHz
47.0KHz
53.6KHz
63.7KHz
77.2KHz
91.1KHz
94.0KHz
98.2KHz
112.8KHz
135.0KHz
166.3KHz
172.5KHz
48.4KHz
56.0KHz
57.5KHz
60.2KHz
68.6KHz
81.7KHz
98.8KHz
116.6KHz
120.0KHz
125.8KHz
144.0KHz
53.7KHz
62.9KHz
64.8KHz
67.6KHz
77.1KHz
91.3KHz
111.2KHz
131.4KHz
135.2KHz
141.3KHz
64.0KHz
74.6KHz
76.8KHz
80.1KHz
91.3KHz
108.5KHz
131.6KHz
74.6KHz
87.4KHz
90.1KHz
84.0KHz
107.1KHz
67.1KHz
78.7KHz
81.1KHz
84.6KHz
96.4KHz
74.6KHz
87.4KHz
90.0KHz
94.0KHz
Color Depth
8bpp =
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8MB Memory
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Resolution
640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
V. Resolution
16MB Memory
1280 x 1024
1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200
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Vertical
Horizontal
Frequency Frequency
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
200Hz
240Hz
250Hz
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70Hz
72Hz
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100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
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240Hz
250Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
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85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
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60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
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120Hz
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132.8KHz
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112.8KHz
135.0KHz
166.3KHz
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60.2KHz
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81.7KHz
98.8KHz
116.6KHz
120.0KHz
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144.0KHz
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107.1KHz
67.1KHz
78.7KHz
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96.4KHz
74.6KHz
87.4KHz
90.0KHz
94.0KHz
Color Depth
8bpp =
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16bpp =
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V. Resolution Table
32MB Video Memory
640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
1280 x 1024
1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200
2048 x 1536
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32MB Memory
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VI. Troubleshooting
VI. Display Info
Resolution Table
Description
Recommended Action
After installation and re- • Make sure the “Assign IRQ to VGA” option is enstarting, Windows 95/98
abled in the BIOS.
informs me that the display • Check if there is enough IRQ for VGA.
setting is still incorrect.
• Uninstall the driver, restart, and reinstall the driver.
My monitor is not capable • It depends on the display characteristics of your
of high resolution or remonitor. Consult your monitor documentation for the
fresh rate.
proper configuration.
DirectX or the other appli- • Windows 95 is not OSR2.1 or later.
cations report no AGP • DirectX version is not 6.0 or later.
memory available.
• You have not installed appropriate drivers for the
AGP chipset. (e.g. VGARTD.VXD for Intel 440LX).
• Incorrect BIOS setting. BIOS must support at least
64MB for AGP aperture size.
LIVE3800 reports that my • Your adapter has no video-in options.
board is not a TV model.
Games or applications re- • 3D works only in 16- or 32-bit color depth. Switch
your color depth display mode to 16-bit (high color)
port “No 3D acceleration
or 32-bit (true color).
hardware found.”
• Check necessary libraries, such as DirectX or
OpenGL.
• Try to switch to a lower resolution.
I cannot enable AGP
memory or run I-Base test.
• You may be using a motherboard with an Aladdin
IV AGPset. To get the best compatibility, the display card uses AGP Bus Master mode instead of AGP
execute mode for motherboards using this AGPset.
My MPEG player displays • You must install DirectX 6 or later so that your player
can take advantage of the hardware acceleration
bad quality video clips.
mode (DirectDraw).
• Try to switch to a lower resolution, color depth, or
refresh rate. Switching to a lower mode allows your
player to use hardware acceleration mode.
• Switch dual view mode to VGA or TV mode.
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