Question about XFX GeForce 6800 GT, (256 MB) Graphic Card

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I want to upgrade my graphic card

I dont know if this is compatible, my motherboard is

System Model
VIA Technologies, Inc. P4M266A-8235
Enclosure Type: Desktop

Main Circuit Board b

Board: P4M266A-8235
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 12/01/2004

if it is compatible with this product
http://www.cdrking.com/local/products/index.php?action=mnu&temp=2&typeno=4426546-149921-554845660-1335702&prod=Video%20Cards&prodcode=2814919-456991-088491583-2507187

I beg you please enlighten me

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  • jayson233 Nov 20, 2008

    PCI bus 1, device 0, function 0



    this mean that I have PCI slot

    not AGP



    me again

  • jayson233 Nov 20, 2008

    i see that i have

    AGP version 2.0 4x

    so what this mean




  • jayson233 Nov 20, 2008

    how will i know i know if this

    AGP version 2.0 4x

    is compatible with AGP graphic card


  • jayson233 Dec 17, 2008

    ca i use

    Ati Radeon x1650 Pro 512Mb



  • jayson233 Dec 17, 2008

    are you sure i can use

    Ati Radeon x1650 Pro 512Mb agp

    because i have a

    Nvidia GeForce2 MX/MX 400

    im ignorant for this

    because I see that this two had different agp connector bus



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I culdent find P4M266A-8235 on Via Tec site.

Find out who the manufacure is for your motherboard, go to your manufactures site and check your motherboard, Check if your motherboad have PCI EXPRESS on it cos both the graphic card you refer to is PCIex-cards.

I think you have an APG port on your motherboad, so those graphic cards is not compatible, but check to be 100% sure.

Good luck!



Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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  • Nicolas
    Nicolas Nov 20, 2008

    Yepp, u do have an pci slot, om that one u can connect things like soundcards, network etc etc but not a graphic card.

    Im stll belive that u have an APG slot on that motherboard.

  • Nicolas
    Nicolas Nov 20, 2008

    When you find an APG card. the instrucions on that card will let you know.

    I'm sure that almost all APG cards will support your motherboad.



    Good luck finding a disent APG-card

  • Nicolas
    Nicolas Dec 17, 2008

    Ati Radeon x1650 Pro 512Mb will work perfect! its an APG card and it supports 4X and 8X



    So good luck to you whit you new card!



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That video card won't work on your system board. The video card requires a PCI-E expansion slot, but the system board has an AGP slot. You'll need to look for an AGP video card. I tried looking on the site you gave for the card you were considering and they don't seem to have any AGP type cards, so you will need to shop around some more.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

  • Dec 17, 2008

    Any AGP video card would work. The ATI card you list is a good choice. 512MB of video memory will give you good performance. You should enjoy it, especially if you are a game player.

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