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Thread: the chicken or the egg




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    What came first?

    Or for that matter... directx or the video drivers? video drivers or directx?

    What do you folks install first?
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    Video: Leadtek FX5900XT 128MB
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    drivers...without drivers it wont work right

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    okay, thanks for the info

    Ive always guessed at the answer for that
    My Specs:
    MotherBoard: ASUS P4P800 865PE/ICH5
    CPU: P4/2.6CGHz,800M 478P/512K HT
    Cooling: COOLERMASTER ISB-V73 AR4 and Artic Silver 5
    Power: ANTEC TRUE430 ATX
    Video: Leadtek FX5900XT 128MB
    Hard Drive: WD800JD, Western Digital SATA
    Memory: Kingston KHX3200AK2/512
    Sound: Creative Audigy 2 ZS

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    Quote Originally Posted by gar187er
    drivers...without drivers it wont work right
    Directx...then drivers.......and next time come up with a better title.

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    Default Drivers then, Dx 9.0B(Redistro version with License :wink:)

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    chipset drivers, directx, then comes video..
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