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Old 07-22-2003, 04:59 PM   #1
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Changing from ATI to an nVidia card how do I do it?

I'm about to change from an ATI Radeon 8500 and install an nVidia GForceFX 5900 I know what to do in windows xp what about Linux (Mandrake 9.1)

Thanks in advance

Old 07-22-2003, 05:08 PM   #2
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open your case, take out ati card, plug in nvidia card ...boot up computer do the x config to set up nvidia card, go to and get the drivers to enable 3d capabilites, or leave it to use the nv default driver if you have no need for 3d capabilites
and thats the extent of it
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Are you dual booting XP and Mandrake on the same hard drive?
Old 07-22-2003, 05:29 PM   #4
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yes dual booting


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