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DC Genie Video Modes NVIDIA Cards
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NVIDIA Uses a global driver interface ever since the first TNT card. This has allowed for a lot of flexibility over time, and has sure helped with driver support for older models (unlike some other companies which abandoned their older products when the next generation comes out).

Over that period, NVIDIA has released a lot of registry based tweaks, some of which are pretty obscure and not that easy to access unless you're familiar with the registry.

What DC Genie does is incorporate all these entries into one solid user interface. It also takes all the entries from the NVIDIA control panel applet and incorporates them into an easy-to-reach user interface.

Enable overclocking dialog in Video Properties (Check-Box):
Overclocking is a touchy subject. While not recommended for the average user, Overclocking allows you to run the card above it's declared speeds. This can result in faster performance but can drastically reduce the life expectancy of the card.

While not condoning this practice, NVIDIA has secretly added a function to enable an Overclocking dialog within their control panel application. By enabling this feature the Overclocking dialog will be made accessible.

Enable AGP Fast Writes (Check-Box):
Fast writes should increase AGP performance, however some motherboards (Intel i820 based especially) can actually run slower with Fast Writes enabled.

Enable Athlon sidebanding (Check-Box):
Enabling sidebanding should improve performance, however some motherboards may not react well with it enabled, in such cases you may wish to disable this feature.

Enable AGP x4 on VIA 133A or KX133 based motherboards (Check-Box):
The VIA 133A and KX133 chipsets support AGP x4 mode, however if you experience instability in this mode, you can disable it with this feature.

Force AGP x2 on AMD75x Irongate based motherboards (Check-Box):
Originally in the AMD 750 Irongate chipset, AGP x2 didn't work well with NVIDIA cards. This was dealt with by several drivers and later on AMD released the 751 Irongate chipset which should have solved these issues. If you desire to force AGP x2 mode on these chipsets in order to see if your Irongate based motherboard is effected by this errata, you can use this feature to do so.

TV-Card compatibility Video Bus-Master mode (Check-Box):
Certain TV-Cards can conflict with NVIDIA based cards, by enabling this feature the problem may be solved.

Super Socket-7 compatibility mode (Slider):
Super Socket-7 motherboards were the most stable thing in the world, they had lots of issues which were eventually more or less solved by updating the Chipset, AGP, IRQ drivers (possibly other drivers). If you are still experiencing troubles running an NVIDIA card on your Super-7 motherboard, try notching the slider to see if it fixes the problems.

Extra Settings (Button):
Access DC Genie's NVIDIA-Extra Settings panel.

OpenGL Settings (Button):
Access DC Genie's NVIDIA-OpenGL Settings panel.

Direct3D Settings (Button):
Access DC Genie's NVIDIA-Direct3D Settings panel.

Display Properties (Button):
Open the window display properties control panel applet.

Apply Settings (Button):
Apply all modified NVIDIA settings (including the additional NVIDIA Panel settings) to the registry.

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