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Problem with Monster3d and 3dblaster

Posted on 1998-08-04
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I have just recently installed a monster3d into my existing
system, which uses 3d blaster for 2d/3d.  I have the newest
drivers for both cards.  Whenever I try to run a game using
the Monster card I get a blank screen with some little lines
at the bottom.  The computer isn't freezing though because I can still do commands(like shutdown).  I have tested it using mojo.exe and it works there.
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Question by:Jacobb
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by:bios072698
ID: 1122248
Is there an IRQ conflict?
Does your bios support this card?
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by:ryans
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What game are you trying to run?  It is possible that you need a "patch" for that game.
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by:Jacobb
ID: 1122250
No irq conflict ( at least windows95 says so ) NO game runs
using the monster card (even the ones that came with the card )
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harley47 earned 50 total points
ID: 1122251
The problem is that you have two different 3d chipsets in the computer.  If the game is dirext X it will try to use both chipsets. The same is true for the OpenGL games. your bet bet if you want the best game performance is get a cheap 2d card and remove the 3d Blaster. Or at least see if there is a way to disable the 3d on the 3d Blaster.  There shouldn't be an IRQ conflict because the Monster 3d does not use an IRQ.


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by:Jacobb
ID: 1122252
After calling tech support, I found that it was a memory conflict.
Now it works, I found a utility that allows you to select which
card to use for direct3d.
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