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AGP-V3100 Series
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3D Multimedia Accelerator
USER'S MANUAL
Hardware & Video Drivers
AGP-V3100T
AGP-V3100TV

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  • Page 1 AGP-V3100 Series 3D Multimedia Accelerator USER’S MANUAL Hardware & Video Drivers AGP-V3100T AGP-V3100TV...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Asus Contact Information

    WWW: www.asus.com FTP: ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/ASUS ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Marketing Address: Harkort Str. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany Telephone: 49-2102-445011 Fax: 49-2102-442066 Email: info-ger@asus.com.tw Technical Support Hotline: 49-2102-499712 BBS: 49-2102-448690 Email: tsd-ger@asus.com.tw WWW: www.asuscom.de FTP: ftp.asuscom.de/pub/ASUSCOM ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Item Checklist .................. 7 Features .................... 7 ASUS AGP-V3100 Series ............... 8 II. Hardware Installation ..............9 AGP-V3100 Series Connection Examples ........9 Installation Procedures ............. 10 New Systems ..............10 Systems with Existing VGA Card ........10 III. Windows 95/98 ................11 Operating System Requirements ...........
  • Page 6: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Cana- dian Department of Communications. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    I. Introduction Thank you for purchasing the ASUS AGP-V3100 Series Graphics & Video Accel- erator. With S3 Inc.’s Savage3D accelerator built in, the ASUS AGP-V3100 Se- ries Graphics & Video Accelerator provides you with fast acceleration in both 2D/ 3D graphics and high quality scalable video playback, which can fully support 3D Gaming and Multimedia Applications.
  • Page 8: Asus Agp-v3100 Series

    ASUS AGP-V3100 Series NOTE: Components enclosed in dotted boxes are available only in the AGP- V3100TV models Savage3D Graphics 8MB SGRAM VIP-A Video-In Engine with Onboard Memory Connector Controller Heatsink Video-In Output TV-Out VIP-B Connector ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    (RCA) Output or Recording Devices RCA Plug NOTES: • ASUS Video cards come in either NTSC or PAL standards. • You may not convert NTSC to PAL or vice versa. • You must use the same standard for all devices. CATV ASUS TV Box ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Installation Procedures

    1. Change your display driver to Standard VGA. 2. Shut down your computer and unplug all electrical cords. 3. Replace the existing VGA card with the ASUS AGP-V3100 series graphics card. 4. Restart your computer. 5. Install the ASUS AGP-V3100 series display driver.
  • Page 11: Windows 95/98

    Windows 98 includes VGARTD for the major chipsets but it is recommended that you install VGARTD from the AGP-V3100 Series CD to make sure that you have the latest version of VGARTD. This Manual assumes that your CD-ROM disc drive is drive D: and that MS Windows resides in .
  • Page 12: Installation Procedures

    III. Windows 95/98 Installation Procedures “New hardware found” refers to the prompt for drivers when installing Windows 95 with the ASUS AGP-V3100 series VGA card already installed. When installing Windows 95, a New Hardware Found window will appear: Select Do not install a driver and follow the steps on the next page.
  • Page 13: Install Vgartd

    III. Windows 95/98 Install VGARTD Insert the installation CD disc. The ASUS AGP- V3100 Install Shell appears. If it does not appear, run D:\setup.exe. You will be presented with a list of install options. Click Install VGARTD. A message appears that the VGARTD driver is only required for AGP boards.
  • Page 14: Install Directx 6

    Setup.exe in the root direc- tory of the CD. Click Install DirectX 6. Click Yes to install Microsoft DirectX 6. Click Yes after reading the agreement. Click OK after installing DirectX 6. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Install Agp-v3100 Display Driver

    CD drive icon in My Computer to bring up the autorun screen or run Setup.exe in the root direc- tory of the CD. Click Install AGP-V3100 Dis- play Driver to install the display driver. The welcome screen appears. Click Next.
  • Page 16: Install Video Player

    Open File NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you run PowerPlayer at low resolutions (1024x768 or lower) and refresh rates (below 85Hz). Higher resolutions or refresh rates result in poor quality and may cause problems. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Change Resolution And Color

    Contrast, the overall brightness and contrast of the picture; Color, the amount of color in the picture; and Tint, the color of flesh tones) of your TV display. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Refresh Rate

    1. Click the Change Configuration button. The refresh rate dialog box appears. 2. Select the desired refresh rate in the combo boxes shown, that is, 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1152x864, and 1280x1024, 1600x1200. 3. Click OK when finished. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Remove Display Driver

    III. Windows 95/98 Remove Display Driver If you want to install other graphics cards or if you no longer need the AGP-V3100 display drivers, you can use one of the following procedures to completely uninstall the drivers from Windows 95 to save disk space.
  • Page 20: Windows Nt 4.0

    5. In Change Display, click Have Disk... and then select the path to the NT 4.0 driver, that is, D:\NT40\ 6. In the newly created Select Device item, AGP-V3100 Vx.xx.xx Enhanced Driver appears. Click OK to start copying files. 7. After completing the installation, NT 4.0 will go back to the Change Display Type box.
  • Page 21: Remove Nt4.0 Display Driver

    IV. Windows NT 4.0 Remove NT4.0 Display Driver If you want to install other graphics cards or if you no longer need the AGP-V3100 display drivers, you can use the following procedures to completely uninstall the drivers from Windows NT 4.0 to save disk space.
  • Page 22: Display Information

    1152 x 864 60Hz 54.3KHz 70Hz 64.0KHz 75Hz 69.0KHz 85Hz 77.7KHz 1280 x 1024 60Hz 64.0KHz 75Hz 80.0KHz ---- 85Hz 91.1KHz ---- 1600 x 1200 60Hz 72.5KHz ---- 75Hz 94.0KHz ---- 85Hz 106.5KHz ---- ---- ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Resolution Table: Maximum 3d Video Modes

    1024x768 16bits yes yes 1024x768 32bits yes yes 1280x1024 16bits yes yes — 1280x1024 32bits — — — — — 1600x1200 16bits — — — — 1600x1200 32bits — — — — — — — ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    2. DirectX version is not 6.0 or later. 3. You have not installed appropriate drivers for AGP chipset. (e.g. VGARTD.VXD for Intel 440LX which ASUS installation automatically installs) 4. Incorrect BIOS setting. BIOS must support at least 32MB for AGP aperture size. ASUS AGP-V3100 Series User’s Manual...

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