Installing a video card from scratch
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Feb 24 15:02:54 UTC 2010
> I'm running on an IBM Thinkcentre M50, using the built-in video hardware. I
> just ordered a GEFORCE 7600 GS video card and need to know what to do next.
> I know how to plug the card into the computer, but should I immediately switch
> the monitor cable to the new card or do I have to do the software configuration
> first to load the driver for the new card? Will the card work at all without
> the driver?
The nv driver should at least give you 2D support. You may want to tell
the BIOS to make the new card the primary display.
> I've read about EnvyNG and plan to use it. (Is this a good idea?)
No idea what EnvyNG is...I'll leave that for someone else.
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