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04-03-2006, 08:45 PM
Can I still buy a 6800GT (agp) and soft mod to Quadro 4000?
I have read that you can't with new versions? Is this true?
I am running a png quadro 700 - will it make that much difference on max?
I am planning on using this...
Is this even the best option?
many thanks in advance...
04-04-2006, 03:05 AM
All you have to do is install the NVstrap driver in RivaTuner and then enable professional capabilities. There is no Quadro identity crisis necessary.
RivaTuner is your ONLY solution.
04-05-2006, 01:33 AM
Any one know which is the right card to get?
I am thinking this one...
is this ok?
04-05-2006, 06:27 AM
I was more or less in the same boat as you. Since I'm using a PCIe board, my
options were more limited.
According to this thread:
The 6800GS AGP your looking to get can be softmodded into a Quadro 4000.
There's also a step by step guide showing you how to go about it.
I can only assume it will outperform your current Quadro 700.
04-05-2006, 12:38 PM
excellent - I wil place an order today!
And that is a better guide than the one I have
04-06-2006, 01:11 PM
got the card... little bit of fiddling to get the drivers working... but it's there...
seeing it as FX4000!! And Blimey does it fly!!! I can't belive the bitmap resoulotions now compared to the old card.
basically a £1500 card for £130! And is a 512mb card
04-07-2006, 01:18 PM
hey m8, did you instaled quadro drivers from nvidia too after moding? or using old ones?
just to check something :)
04-07-2006, 02:31 PM
I installed the standard driver to begin with.
then rivatuner mod.
Then I installed the nvidia 84.22 forceware driver http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=1365
now getting about 35fps in max
04-07-2006, 02:37 PM
I just tried quadro again and used nvida quadro drivers.
Results in maya are same and sometimes even slighty worse.
I tested using SW ad HW in view port.
So I'm back to normal 6800 Ultra and latest drivers, good enough right now :)
04-07-2006, 03:50 PM
just checked the maya test... getting about 50fps. Does depend on the set up I suppose.
was it showing as a fx4000 in the hardware? Took me a while to get that working. It kept showing as the 6800.
04-07-2006, 05:02 PM
everything showed right :) just same or worste results.. never mind then L:)
04-07-2006, 05:02 PM
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