ATI 512MB + Motherboard Issue
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD on 21 April 2006 at 01:00 AM EDT. Add A Comment

For those following the issue with the ATI Linux display drivers v8.24.8 that causes compatibility conflicts with certain motherboards and Radeon 512MB cards, we have a few details to pass along today. In regards to our previous post, some Linux users have been submitting their system specifications to us that create this bug. As mentioned previously, ATI expects the issue to corrected in the v8.25.x release -- which following their monthly schedule would make a May 2006 release. Below are a few reported GPU/motherboard combinations that are known by Phoronix readers to cause problems. This issue is believed to only affect SLI-supportive motherboards and Radeon X1000 products.

ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB / ASUS A8N-SLI Premium

ATI Radeon X1600PRO 512MB / DFI LANParty nF4 SLI-DR

ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB / DFI LANParty nF4 SLI-DR

ATI Radeon X1900XT CrossFire 512MB / DFI LANParty nF4 SLI-DR

ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB / DFI LANParty nForce4

ATI Radeon X1600PRO 512MB (Sapphire) / ABIT AN8 Ultra

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