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AGP graphics card problem

If I put a video card with AGP slot, the computer does not boot. The monitor remains black. Tried to switch in the BIOS to "add-on" the primary card but it didnt help. So on if I put the video card in, and do nothing in BIOS, de computer also does not start. So AGP card put in -> comp does not boot, but beepa bout 5-8times.

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  • nameless1hun Jan 30, 2008

    where, how can I check it? The motherboard has 1 apg 1/2/4x slot, and the card is compatible with agp 4x, 8x or universal agp 3.0 bus

  • nameless1hun Jan 30, 2008

    where, how can I check it? The motherboard has 1 agp 1/2/4x slot, and the card is compatible with agp 4x, 8x or universal agp 3.0 bus.configauration

  • Ezequiel1977 Jun 09, 2008

    ola venho informar q tambem tenho mesmo problema na asrock m266a com grafica integrada s3 prosavage ddr e nao consigo que me detecte uma grafica agp nvidia 128 mb ou 64 nem 32mb me detecta! alguem me pode ajudar a ela poder detectar? a placa mae so detecta sempre o prosavage ddr porque sera? enviem informacao por favor pra aqui ezequiel_santos1977@hotmail.com !!! ja estou assim a 1 ano e resolvi tentar outravez! ajudem me por favor! obrigado

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First check if the card is compatable with the motherboard.

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You are also using a PCI Express graphics card, NOT an AGP graphics card.

I'm wrong? OK.

In the meantime turn the computer off, unplug from power, and yank that AGP card out of the slot you put it in.

Tell me what expansion slot on the motherboard you put it in.

The Orange expansion slot on the motherboard, is a PCI-Express x16 slot. Uses a PCI Express graphics card -> ONLY

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