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AGP Video slot

Hi there,

I want to install a video card into the video card slot

I know i have to get an AGP 4x/8x DDR card but don't know if the slot is series 1 or series 2 as some of the card for sale state for series 2.0 or above.

Also will and 8x only card work just as well ??

Thanks

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The DDR doesn't matter.

your motherboard has a AGP x8 port, most if not all cards for agp will work!

buy a AGP x8 card. - I have no idea what you mean with series 1 or 2, that has never come up within the 10 years I've worked with computers.


You can learn about the AGP port here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerated_Graphics_Port

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

  • Ekse Jun 01, 2008

    basicly your agp x8 port supports them all. Very old cards might not fit as the connector is difrent on x1 and x2.

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