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04-29-2002, 02:29 PM
Has any had/solved any of the courrupted display issues with the Mac Radeon PCI cards? I recently installed one in my rev. 1 BW G3, installed their ROM update and recent drivers and have been having display corruption in Quark, Illustrator and IE along with random system hangs while moving images.


04-29-2002, 03:13 PM

What OS are you using? and is this your only video card?

I've got Radeons in a number of both OS 9.1 and OS X machines, some as dual card systems and haven't seen any serious problems. (Running both Radeon PCI and Radeon 7000)


04-29-2002, 03:23 PM
It's OS 9.2.2, only card. G3 has a PL 550 ZIF in it and 1 gb ram. I've seen some issues posted on xlr8yourmac's forms but not many solutions. whne card was in my 8500 I never had any issues like this.

04-29-2002, 04:27 PM
Couple ideas to try: using something else (xlr8's speed control) rather than powerlogix's; slowing it down to 500/200 MHz and see if that is better.

I thought I read on xlr8yourmac about a conflict with the powerlogix extensions. Same with ATI drivers, if having trouble with the March 2002, drop back to an earlier version.


04-29-2002, 07:20 PM
Thanks....I was thinking of using the XLR8 drivers (actually bought them to use with my Sonnet G4 PCI). Contacted XLR8 today because I misplaced serial number. Good to know there is a known conflict and that I may already have the solution. FYI I backed down to the Raeden 1.1.1 drivers and CPU down to 500, so far so good. Currently testing the 1.1.1 at 550. Ah the fun!