Alright, so I got a replacement for my dodgy Novatech PC. And as luck would have it, this one's got its own set of problems.
I've managed to solve most of them, but there's one more thing:
I need to find a driver for my ATI Radeon graphics card, and without having to subscribe to crap like Driver Robot. this is proving ecxeedingly difficult for Google to compute.
Edit: oops, fixed the title