I bought my AGP 512MB ATI Radeon X1650 Pro on last december and it's simply awesome.
But there are a couple of games that I can't play with my new card, like Prey and F.E.A.R.
With Prey, it simply won't start and I always get an error (a bit strange, because I can run Doom 3 with Ultra High settings in 1152x864 with 30-60 FPS).
And with F.E.A.R., the game does start, the map loads fine and all, BUT, when the game starts, I can see all of the HUD messages and hear all the sounds, but everything else is pitch black... I can hear my footsteps, shoots, music, everything, but I can't see a thing...
Again, It's not too relevant, because I have much better games (like Crysis, Call of Duty 4, Bioshock, etc...), but I want them to work fine with fancy high settings ;).
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I have checked you motherboard and the graphics card you mention is supported by your board.
See the direct link to the msi website and save it to favourites.
More help? chris
Yes you can run the AGP version of the Radeon 1650 pro on your system. It is always best & recommended to upgrade memory in pairs. You could upgrade to `gb by purchasing a 1 gb kit which would be 512 x 2. That way you have a matching pair of RAM modules. As for a cpu upgrade you can go to the Asus website and see what cpu's are supported by your motherboard. Hope this helps & please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.
For this card they recomment at leat a power supply rating of 450 watts. If you have lower than this then I would suggest upgrading the power supply. A 550 watt psu is reasonably priced and should give you plenty of power for future use. Hope this helps.
Hi noxiney, you're MSI motherboard does have 1 opened AGP 8x4x slot. You can install & run the ATI Radeon X1650 PRO AGP. You can not run PCI-Express because there are no PCI-E slots on the board. There are PCI (White in color) on the board but the AGP slot is much faster than the PCI (White in color slots). The manual states the AGP card can only support 1.5volt video cards & not 3.3volt AGP cards. (Keep this in mind when looking for an AGP card).
Below is a link to a bunch of AGP 8x4x video cards. One or two include DDR2 memory. Carefull where you buy. Check the warranty. (Longer is better). The first one on the list would be compatible. Its not DDR2 but it does have 512MB of memory. http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=AGP+ATI+Radeon+X1650+PRO&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&oi=product_result_group&resnum=1&ct=title
Maybe this post is a bit old, but on last deceber I bought an AGP 512MB ATI Radeon X1650 PRO for my Foxconn motherboard and I must say that it's simply awesome!
I can play most games on mid-high settings on reasonable resolutions (most on 1024x768) with good FPS (except with Crysis... but let's face it, did Crytek bought a time machine to warp a 2010 game??).
So, if you already have it, then congratulations, and if you still are thinking on buying it, then what are you waiting for!?
Also, it's AGP x8, if your motherboard support x8, then it should run perfectly fine.
Also, I have a bit of problems trying to run Prey on the X1650...
It always appears an error... it's not of much importance, as I have much better games, but I haven't tried it with high fancy graphics... :P
does my motherboard support video cards like
ATI RADEON X1650 512MB AGP?
---YES, When you installing AGP card, please make sure the following notice is fully understood and practiced. If your AGP card has
"AGP 4X/8X (1.5V) notch"(show below), please make sure your AGP card is AGP 4X/8X (1.5V).
Caution: AGP 2X card is not supported by Intel® 845(GE/PE) / 845(G) / 850(E) / E7205 / 865(G/PE/P) / 875P. You might experience system
unable to boot up normally. Please insert an AGP 4X/8X card.
Does it support ddr2 or ddr3 memmory for the agp?
---YES, see the above notes
can the agp memmory be over 512 mb?
---YES, see the above notes
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