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AGP 4X CAN I USE A 2X 4X 8X GRAPHICS CARD ON THE ACER VERITON 5200.

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Hi,

Specs sheets for an Acer Veriton 5200 says that it has one AGP 2X/4X expansion slot, therefore the answer to your query would be a yes. Even if your add-on video card is 8X, it would still work however the card would downgrade itself to only $4X.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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4X http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2974653&CatId=879

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102814


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