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Can i use ATI or Nvidia without one of their video cards?

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  1. gelly eat world New Member

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    Several Questions

    I have an HP pavilion ze4230, bought brand new, but i am having extreme difficulty trying to find information on the video card, brand and that sorta thing. I know it has a radeon IGP 340m adapter. Is that the video card, if not, what is?

    Do i need a different video card to have movies play on the TV using a S-video cable through the laptop? I get the desktop and windows to show on the screen, but no movies or videos.

    What are the drivers i need to get it working, and which would be better for this situation, ATI or Nvidia?

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    that is a ati mobility radeon agp with 64 mb (shared i think) so nvidia drivers won't work, the model i can't find, try everest to see wich graphics card is, try ati tool
     
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    i tried ati catalyst and my window shrunk on my laptop and the properties for the drivers don't register. Is that normal?
     
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    where do i save the ati files? program folder or is there a specific place i need to save them?
     
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