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16-01-2005, 12:46 PM
hey there,
i just installed 3dMark03 and im getting an error message, it says "Direct3D initisation failed". Im sure i will meet the system requirements, i know i wont get a high score but i just wanna know.
XP Home,256MB ram, Gecube Radeon 9600SE,P4 1.8A Ghz

any suggestions for fixing this?

Speedy Gonzales
16-01-2005, 12:59 PM
Try reinstalling directx 9.0c

16-01-2005, 01:03 PM
i installed that 2 days ago, just before i installed the HL2 demo

16-01-2005, 05:20 PM
:blush: that was the one, sorry for doubting you speedy, after i reinstalled dx9 it worked :o

Speedy Gonzales
16-01-2005, 05:40 PM
lol cool Prescott ! HTH :)

16-01-2005, 05:45 PM
hahah i got 1458 3D Marks :p thats with ati drivers, how do i know what version of drivers i have?

16-01-2005, 05:50 PM
never mind, i found the version number

16-01-2005, 07:06 PM
i got the latest ati drivers and done another benchmark, this time i got 1482. every little bit counts :p, now to try the omega drivers.......

16-01-2005, 08:21 PM
it just gets better, with the omega drivers i got 1495 :thumbs:

16-01-2005, 08:37 PM
I get 12570 3dmarks in 03. :thumbs:

16-01-2005, 08:42 PM
wow! i think its time for a upgrade

16-01-2005, 09:16 PM
I get 12570 3dmarks in 03. :thumbs:

Damn you, I'm only up to 11595 :mad:

16-01-2005, 09:46 PM
between 11000 and 14000 for me depending on how much I overclock and how much stuff I turn off before I start the test