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I have asus (m2a74-am se) main board and i want to know did i use gpu or geraphics card by slot pci express x16 (version 2.0) in my mother board??? i use ((9500gt gainward now))it has just one pci e x16 (what version)...thanx for helping

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Dose not say here you go http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&m=m2a74-am+se

Posted on May 21, 2014

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SOURCE: Is AGP slot acepting PCI express card?

Yes, your motherboard actually does contain an AGP 8x VGA interface. (ASUS reference is at http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=12&l3=31&model=179&modelmenu=1 AND http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=12&l3=31&model=179&modelmenu=2.) This means that the video card you replace the All in Wonder with must meet that specification unless you are prepared to switch out the board.

However, as the card you have indicated above is a PCIE x16 card, that may represent additional compatibility options. (The reference for this card is here: http://ati.amd.com/products/radeonx1300/aiw2006pcie/specs.html). This is a bit confusing, given that the motherboard specs indicate an AGP 8x interface. There is the indication on the "modelmenu=2" page that the MB includes 5 PCI expansion slots, but there is no mention of any PCIE x16 interface.

It is often best to return to the site of the manufacturer, or a respected seller, to check for compatibility with the specific brand and model of your PC. This would likely be the best approach, and if you would like for me to help with that, please post back with the information.

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SOURCE: Graphics Card Compatibility with Asus M2A-MX motherboard

Hi Anli!

Well, any GPU with pci expess will be compatible thit that mobo of your.

Its not easy to recomend any specific, it all depends of what you needs are.

Just make sure that the card you upgrade with is for an pci express slot.
A verry good GPU coast around 150-200 euros, a top GPU card cost 400-600 euros
There are ATI cards and there are Nvidia cards, both will suit with your MoBo as long as they are for pci express.

Good luck with your new card M8!

please take a moment and rate my answer

Nic

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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you would need a new mother board or change the graphics card

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: I am trying to buy a video card for my D101GGC Motherboard.

Hi,

First, your RAM is already maxxed out and it is only DDR. See:

http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=D101GGC

Secondly, PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible with 1.0 slots.

The RAM on the graphics card doesn't matter as long as the card is compatible. As far as how much...if you can afford 1GB, great!

ATI or nVidia? That's personal preference. I have had both and was happy with both. Other manufacturers use ATI and nVidia chips and market them under their own name. Galaxy, XFX, EVGA, and others. Here are some mid-range boards from Tiger Direct:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?Lprice=100&Hprice=199.99&Nav=|c:3669|&Sort=0&Recs=10

You don't say how fast your processor is. You may be better off going for a new board or computer.

Hope this helps.

Thanks for using Fixya.





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My asus p5nsli has no graphics soket on board but has got a sater in the place it should be can you tell me wot lead i nead thanks


Asus P5NSLI mobo?

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5NSLI/#specifications

Supposed to have two expansion slots for PCI Express graphics cards.

If the Blue one is used ONLY, it is PCI Express X16

When two -> SLI-Ready <- PCI Express cards are plugged into the Black PCI Express slot, and the Blue PCI Express slot; the Black PCI Express slot operates at x8.

PCI Express x8

The Blue PCI Express slot does also. PCI Express x8.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express

Motherboard User's Manual download page,

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5NSLI/#download

Scroll the page down using the Right side bar; then scroll down the inner scroll bar to the English version of the manual,

P5N-SLI User Manual for English Edition (E2234)
4.46Mbytes -> 2007.06.12
Click on the blue Global

[PDF file form. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on Global it may take up to 30 seconds, before the first page comes up.

Hover your mouse cursor at the bottom/middle, and the ghosted out navigation guide will appear.
Go all the way to the right, and click on the Adobe PDF icon.
When you hover your mouse cursor over it, Show Adobe Reader toolbar, will briefly appear.

Click on the Zoom In ( + ) icon at the top to Increase the view size; Zoom Out ( - ) icon to decrease ]

1.8.6 Two PCI Express x16 slots -
Page 24 for the PDF file; Page 1-24 for the actual manual page.

So you're stating that one of the PCI Express slots are gone?
Just solder blobs where it should be?
Reply in a Comment.

Both PCI Express expansion slots are gone?

There are still the white PCI expansion slots. Not ANYWHERE as good, but any of them can be used for a PCI graphics card.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Your board has a PCIe X16 slot so the card will fit. It requires a 400w power supply so, as long as you have enough power you're good. It also has support of Win XP, Vista, and Windows 7.

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Is nvidia 9600gt graphic card compatible with asus p5rd2vm motherboard


Yes.

1) The Asus P5RD2-VM motherboard has a PCI Express x16 slot.

The Nvidia 9600GT uses a PCI Express x16 slot.


2) The PCI Express version used on the Nvidia 9600GT is PCI Express 2.0

The PCI Express technology used on the Asus P5RD2-VM motherboard is PCI Express 1.1

The motherboard chipset used on the Asus P5RD2-VM shows us this.

The motherboard chipset is an ATI RD480. (Before AMD bought ATI out)

The ATI RD480 chipset came out September 27, 2005.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_ATI_chipsets#Comparison_of_Northbridges

Scroll down until you come to > RD480 in the left column, then read across.

The PCI Express technology started under another name, then was changed to PCI Express.
The first version was PCI Express 1.0
Then PCI Express 1.1

In 2007 (January 15) the PCI Express 2.0 technology was brought out.


The PCI Express 2.0 technology is Backward Compatible with the PCI Express 1.1 technology.
(With PCI Express 1.0 also, but it depends on the graphics card being used)



In otherwords, a graphics card that has been based upon the PCI Express 2.0 technology, will work on a motherboard based on the PCI Express 1.1 technology.

You won't get the full capability of the PCI Express 2.0 graphics card.
Will you notice?
NO.

[ If I had my choice I would run an Nvidia 9800GT instead.
Depends on the price, and availability of the 9600GT I would assume, though.
You may also need a more powerful Power supply.

Example, not advertising,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6391081&CatId=3670 ]

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Is there any video card compatible to my ASUS p5rd1-vm ?


You ASUS mother board has 2 PCI slots.
1 PCI Express x16 <- this 1 is for video expansion
1 PCI Express x1

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Will these graphic card work on my pc


yes, it will all works for your computer as long as the graphics card you mention have a PCI express interface in order for it to fit into the PCI express slot.

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Want to konw that will new graphic cards work on my pc??


I suggest that you need to buy the SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5770 1GB graphics card. It is compatible to your ASUS motherboard. It will display and work faster.

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Video chip location on computer board


If this is a direct reference to the Dell Dimension 5150 Desktop computer, it is an Intel GMA950 integrated graphics chip, soldered to the motherboard.

You will see Intel at the top of the chip, and GMA950 under Intel.

This is Dell Support, and the Service Manual for the Dell Dimension 5150/E510 Desktop computer.

More specifically this is the Specifications Documentation, and the Technical Overview part of the Service Manual,

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/en/sm/techov1.htm#wp1058472

I referenced this page, to show you the basic components on the motherboard. Click on the sub-heading - System Board Components, in the list.

At the top of the motherboard you will see the processor sitting diagonally.

Under it you will see the Northbridge chipset, and more specifically in this crude illustration, you are looking at the heatsink which resides on the Northbridge chipset.

(Has a Z shaped clip which holds the heatsink to the Northbridge chipset. The heatsink has a 'meat cleaver' type of design)

In the area that is blank to the Left of the Battery, will be the Intel GMA950 GPU.
(GPU = Graphics Processing Unit, or graphics chip)

If you are wanting to upgrade your graphics quality, purchase a graphics card, and install it in the PCI Express x16 slot.
{In the illustration the slot is over to the Left.
PCI Express x16 connector (Slot 1)

How to know what graphics card is compatible with your computer?

1.You have a PCI Express x16 slot for a graphics card. This is the style of graphics card you need.

It is the PCI Express 1.1 version technology used. I wanted to add this in case you need it for reference.

Be aware of this! No matter what anyone tells you, you can use a PCI Express graphics card based on the PCI Express 2.0 technology, in your PCI Express 1.1 slot.

Why?
Because PCI Express 2.0 technology is Backwards Compatible with PCI Express 1.1 technology.

Backwards Compatible. Means it will recognize the PCI Express graphics card utilizing PCI-E 2.0, and will work.

2.You have a 305 Watt power supply. You need to have enough Wattage, (Power), for the computer system, and the graphics card.

I advise using an ATI Radeon graphics card. Which one? Since you have a Pentium 4 processor, 305 Watt power supply,
(With all probability a 18 Amp, 12 volt power rail),
I suggest something along the lines of an ATI Radeon HD3850.

Depends on what you expect from your graphics.

If your reference in your query above is that you believe your graphics chip may be burned out, then I definitely suggest using a graphics card.

The PCI Express x16 slot is controlled by the Northbridge chipset. Doesn't matter if your Integrated Intel GMA950 GPU is burned out, or not.

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I have a P5VD2-MX motherboard, currently I have a Geforce 7900GS.


Hi!

Since there is 1 PCI Express x16 slot you can use any PCI Express GPU, like Asus GeForce GTX 260 896MB PhysX CUDA, EVGA GeForce 9800GT 512MB PhysX CUDA, Gainward GeForce 9800GT 512MB PhysX CUDA or whatever you want as long as it is a PCI EPRESS card.

Good luck
Nic

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