BFG Tech Offering Free Upgrade

"BFG gives customers the chance to upgrade their existing AGP card to a PCIe version free of charge for a limited time."

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BFG Tech wants their AGP graphics cards back!
 
Hands up those who have been hanging onto that AGP 8X BFG graphics card in the hope that it may come in handy sometime...
 
The folks at BFG Tech are giving 'qualified' customers the opportunity to upgrade their AGP graphics card to a PCIe one at no/little cost to the customer as they phase out support for the aging bus type. As part of the deal, your existing card must be in good working order, and they'll even allow you to upgrade from the equivalent PCIe card for a small fee.
 
The PCI Express bus type for graphics cards is the standard going forward for all systems and motherboards. In fact, AGP is no longer being supported. If you were to upgrade your system or motherboard now or in the future, you would need a PCI Express graphics card to support that new system, which would improve your overall performance in 3D games and video processing. We’d like to encourage you to trade in your current working AGP BFG graphics card for a BFG PCI Express graphics card. The chart below shows BFG AGP cards and their closest PCI Express equivalent.
 
Now, for a limited time, if you send us your BFG AGP card in good, working condition, we’ll send you the PCI Express equivalent at no cost to you. If you want to upgrade to an even better performing card, there is a nominal fee to do so. Offer good for U.S. customers only. If you choose to take advantage of this offer, please remember that you would need to upgrade your current AGP-based system to a PCI Express-based system at your expense in order for the new card to work. That means upgrading your motherboard and possibly your CPU (processor).

BFG Tech upgrade offer
 
View all the details of the exchange/upgrade program here
 
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19-11-2008, 18:34:36

kataras
did you download 1.1v cod5 patch? if not, go here

19-11-2008, 22:38:50

Rastalovich

am running the 180.48 whql released today using 3x gtx 280's (tri-sli)



If u had a previously working set of drivers I'd revert to them, or try older drivers than 180 until u find one that works.

That error was a fault within drivers, that nVidia have mumbled an indirect admission about. It was corrected with the driverset 174.xx. This tells me that the problem could quite likely have reared it's ugly head again.

It had something to do with the memory interaction on the cards, and no single resolution was found. Stepping down from 4g to 2g worked for some, underclocking worked for others, replacing the nvldkm?? file, some never got an answer until the fixed drivers came out.

1 thing. If u get the error, the pc will constantly get it unless u reboot. Then u need to reboot when u get it again.

Hope this doesn't effect single cards too. Is it a big pita to revert to 2x cards to try the drivers if all else fails ?

20-11-2008, 04:12:16

SwaleSmith
Have used all the later driver versions and the problem is still the same have the 1.1 patch,

No other game is, or ever has given me this problem???

20-11-2008, 08:32:41

Rastalovich
Goto the nvidia control panel, and click on the bottom left link if the window that says something like "system information", there is a tab in there that shows the versions of all the driver components. The very last section of the list is for the control panel and isnt too important, but all the files above it 'should' have all the same version numbers.

20-11-2008, 14:35:31

SwaleSmith
yes all the versions are the same

23-11-2008, 22:01:01

medic13
* Uninstall the current Forceware driver via the Control panel.
* Reboot into "Safe" mode (F8).
* Run Driver Sweeper and choose the "NVIDIA - Display" filter.
* Press "Clean" and wait for it to finish.
* Reboot (normally).
* Cancel any hardware wizards that may appear.
* Install the desired Forceware Driver.
* Reboot.


most also update sound drivers that the other area COD5 has had same issuies fixed them by following that order. you can find it on Guru 3d com

24-11-2008, 05:23:05

SwaleSmith
Was having soe trouble with nvlddmkm over weekend so decided to do a full o.s re-install and all seems fine plus cod5 works fine was playing for over an hour last night after farcry2 so fingers crossed it's sorted am using the whql drivers as the betas that are floating around were giving me issues.

30-11-2008, 13:58:13

SwaleSmith

Was having soe trouble with nvlddmkm over weekend so decided to do a full o.s re-install and all seems fine plus cod5 works fine was playing for over an hour last night after farcry2 so fingers crossed it's sorted am using the whql drivers as the betas that are floating around were giving me issues.



so a little update the issue still persists
I have tried removing all uninstalling nvidia drivers (in safe mode) running driver sweeper and cleaning al the (protected) nvlddmkm.sys files to ensure there is no conflicts or whatever.

This seemed to stop nvlddmkm.sys warning pop up however the system still crashes Have tried disabling SLI & physx my overclcok is 100% stable however I have removed my gfx overclock and dropped 50hz of my cpu overclcok just incase however I must stress it is 100% stable with no problems in any other game/app's.

I am running the latest whql nvdia drivers (tried previous & beta versions also also) and have the latest 2.09 realtek audio drivers.

The game is patched to v1.1 please can someone help me Is my system showing a fault or is this game just very very buggy I really like the game however with a crash every 10mins it's unplayable, am very disapointed and feel like this is a losing battle:cussing:.

p.s whan I say crash it usualy locks windows so I have to do a hard reboot, the screen often just freezes along with the last second of sound repeating over and over very fast, sometimes however the screen can turn a green tint and show a highly artifact picture???

30-11-2008, 14:42:05

SwaleSmith
Well, It seems like I've answered soem of my own questions.

It seems there is an epic amount of very unhappy customers also reporting problems same as mine along with many other bugs & glitches, this is a very buggy game just hope the 1.2 patch comes out and fixes everything, whata joke how can a game be released with so many problems!!!

any work arounds known???

so a little update the issue still persists
I have tried removing all uninstalling nvidia drivers (in safe mode) running driver sweeper and cleaning al the (protected) nvlddmkm.sys files to ensure there is no conflicts or whatever.

This seemed to stop nvlddmkm.sys warning pop up however the system still crashes Have tried disabling SLI & physx my overclcok is 100% stable however I have removed my gfx overclock and dropped 50hz of my cpu overclcok just incase however I must stress it is 100% stable with no problems in any other game/app's.

I am running the latest whql nvdia drivers (tried previous & beta versions also also) and have the latest 2.09 realtek audio drivers.

The game is patched to v1.1 please can someone help me Is my system showing a fault or is this game just very very buggy I really like the game however with a crash every 10mins it's unplayable, am very disapointed and feel like this is a losing battle:cussing:.

p.s whan I say crash it usualy locks windows so I have to do a hard reboot, the screen often just freezes along with the last second of sound repeating over and over very fast, sometimes however the screen can turn a green tint and show a highly artifact picture???

01-12-2008, 06:46:44

doug2507
Using 180.48 with no probs, nforce 15.23, latest physix, ultra with p07, gpu's flashed with same bios, networking 57.89 etc etc. All good in the hood.!:)
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