ATI Radeon Series X1600 AGP Adapter Problem?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by laffytaffy, Oct 7, 2007.

  1. laffytaffy

    laffytaffy Guest

    Running Vista Ultimate and just yesterday the machine went into a deep coma
    and I could not wake it by using the mouse or the space key. In fact I know
    I set a screensaver but I hadn't seen it for awhile. I had to hard power the
    computer back on to resume work. Thought it might have been the graphics
    card so updated the drivers but the problem still persists. I now cannot
    allow the computer to remain idle otherwise I get a screen with vertical pin
    stripe lines running from top to bottom or a blank backlit screen. Could
    this be a failing card or a buggy BIOS?
    Just had a terrible thought --- Bad monitor?

    ASUS P4P800-E mobo
    Pentium 4 3.20GB
    3071 MB RAM
    435.09 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    239.81 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    NEC DVD_RW ND-3540A ATA Device [CD-ROM drive]
    LITE-ON COMBO SOHC-5232K ATA Device [CD-ROM drive]
    MagicISO Virtual DVD-ROM0000 [CD-ROM drive]
    SN5518B UJD401S SCSI CdRom Device [CD-ROM drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    IOMEGA ZIP 250 USB Device [Hard drive] (246 MB) -- drive 4
    Maxtor 6Y200P0 ATA Device [Hard drive] (203.92 GB) -- drive 0
    Maxtor 91303D6 ATA Device [Hard drive] (13.03 GB) -- drive 1
    QPS 0 IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device [Hard drive] (61.49 GB) -- drive 3
    ST3160023AS ATA Device [Hard drive] (160.00 GB) -- drive 2

    Radeon X1600/1650 Series Secondary [Display adapter]
    Radeon X1600/X1650 Series [Display adapter]
    DELL 2007WFP [Monitor] (20.0"vis, s/n HF7306746HUL, July 2006)

    Board: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. P4P800-E Rev 1.xx
    Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
    BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 1009.003 09/05/2005
    laffytaffy, Oct 7, 2007
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