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NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« on: July 07, 2008, 01:56:56 pm »
I have an NIVIDA MX forget actual MX number, but it required the 96.43.xx Legacy drivers.

It has an S-Video, Composite, and VGA port on it, and I told it to the A/V Wizard to use Composite yet all Video is going through VGA still.

I tried doing it two times in case it screwed up the first time.

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2008, 03:25:20 pm »
Please do not use the NVIDIA GeForce MX-4xx series cards, they are horribly old and underpowered.

Not to mention, NVIDIA changed the driver methods for switching video outputs, after this card was produced. Does anyone have a fix for this that we can apply?

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2008, 07:21:40 pm »
Dang, I wish I knew that, I only got the card about two years ago, and it was in new condition. My friend had a bunch, and they didn't appear like cheap cards, I mean having S-Video and Composite Outs as well as VGA, but I guess looks can really be deceiving.

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2008, 07:25:18 pm »
i'm sorry, bro.

The NVIDIA Geforce 6200 is what we typically recommend. :-)

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2008, 07:34:22 pm »
That card doesn't seem to have composite out but I guess I can always convert it with a converter that I found online at newegg.

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2008, 02:40:14 am »
That card doesn't seem to have composite out but I guess I can always convert it with a converter that I found online at newegg.
That is not a card but a chipset, there are many different cards with that chipset, including ones with composite out.  I know this because I have one.
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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2008, 09:46:47 am »
Nice card, but I need PCI, but don't worry I will find out.

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Re: NVIDIA MX Card told Composite yet sticks to VGA.
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2008, 12:32:54 pm »
What Motherboard are you using this in. Why! a pci bus card. It should at least be AGP 4X. Give us some more info.

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