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Distorted graphics Last year I purchased a 7600 gt agp nvdia graphics card. My mother board only has support for agp 4x and the card is agp 8x. I was told that should not be a problem is it? Anyway there are certain games that the graphics gets distorted. thanks Aaron

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The 7600 gt can work on an agp 4x motherboard only in a 4x bus speed, if your just using the cd driver that comes with the video card try updating it by downloading the latest driver in www.nvidia.com, first uninstall the driver then restart the computer then install the latest driver you downloaded

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I have a standard hp desktop which world of warcraft can no longer run on it. ( inadequate memory per the patch update from WOW) I am going to purchase a used pavilion 523 desktp 80gb 512mb but was told...


System specifications for a Pavilion 523n desktop computer are;

1) Processor: AMD Athlon XP 2200+
1.8GigaHertz maximum operating frequency rate.
(1.8GHz)
266MegaHertz Front Side Bus
(266MHz FSB)

WoW minimum system requirements:
Processor,
Intel Pentium 4 at 1.3GHz, or AMD Athlon 1500+, at least.

Good to go.

2) Ram Memory:
512MB's of DDR Sdram ram memory.

WoW minimum system requirements:
512MB

Barely good to go IMHO.
You need 1GB, and 2GB will make it right.
The max is 2GB for the computer.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07767&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&product=90387&key=null

Graphics/Video Card:
WoW minimum system requirements indicate it doesn't take poddy for a graphics card to run it.
Maybe more for the Wrath of the Lich King, of course.

http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/info/faq/technology.html

The motherboard used is made by FIC.
First International Computer { Inc }
The Model Number is AM35
FIC AM35

The graphics (Video) expansion slot on the 523n's motherboard, is an AGP expansion slot.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07899&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&product=90387&key=null

It is an AGP 2X/4X slot.
Use a graphics card that is 4X or is 4X/8X compatible.

Examples,

4X http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2974653&CatId=879

4X/8X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102814


The difference is the technology that has evolved for the Accelerated Graphics Port through the years.
First there was 1X, then 2X, then 4X, finally 8X.
Graphics technology has moved on to the PCI Express expansion slot now.

The different AGP expansion slots are keyed differently from each other, for one.
For two they use different voltages.

An AGP 4X slot uses 1.5 Volts, whereas an AGP 8X slot uses .08 Volts.
A graphics (Video) card that is 4X/8X, will adjust when used in a AGP 4X slot.

(P.S., that Pavilion 523n uses a 200 Watt Power Supply. At least that's what the Maximum Wattage rating was, from the power supply manufacturer who sold it to HP.

Actual is more like 60 percent of what is stated.
120 Watts.
You really should go to 300 Watts, or 400 Watts.

(A computer ONLY uses the power it needs, and NO more.
Won't hurt the computer.
Also won't kill your electric bill when you're not gaming.
Gaming? Eh!)

It's an ATX (Form factor) power supply, but the case is shallow.
The ATX form factor relating to a Power Supply denotes the size, and shape of the power supply's case.
6 inches Long, 5.5 inches Wide, and 3-1/2 inches tall for ATX.

The one in the Pavilion 523n is 6 inches Wide, and 3-1/2 inches Tall, but it is only 4 inches Long.

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What AGP graphics card is compatible with AGP


AGP 4X (1.5 Volt)

http://www.firingsquad.com/hw/1719/Iwill_P4S/

Suggest you use a graphics card that is AGP 4X/8X

Example, ( Not an advertisement for graphics card manufacturer, nor website),

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4103516&CatId=318

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Can I upgrade the graphics card on this board installed in my SA85??and if so what slot format - PGI or ....??


u probably hv Integrated SiS Real256E Graphicson ur board..if u r using so, u can upgrade using any 'dedicated' 1 x AGP 8X/4X Card..like:
Diamond Viper ATI X1950PRO AGP 512MB
Radeon 9200 128MB AGP8X
eVGA GeForce FX5200 128MB so on....
..contact ur system admin/vendor for details n preference....

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What graphics card it can used for hp d530 cmt


This HP CPU is compatible with VGA Card "AGP". Like Nvidia Geforce FX5200 128MB Bit or Up, try also RADEON AGP VGA Card Compatible.
Only AGP VGA Card is compatible with HPD530.

Good luck!

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Problem with graphic card


Here is a link to all the drivers. It is a Via VGA P4M800CE video chipset

http://www.mercury-pc.com/product-drivers.php?productid=677

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Will mercury mother board (pvm7pro 1.0) supports graphic card


first you must check that *********** board has capacity to use 8x graphic card, if you had a spare 2x or 4x graphic card try on it.

send me reply

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Which AGP card is Better??


It is a toss-up , six ppl love ati , six love nvidia. I personally am a gamer, i run 2 nvidia 8600's (256m each). This is a personal preference.
My advise to you is look at the system requirements of your games you have or want to buy and see what video card they are optimised for, buy that one , but go a little beyond the specifications needed for the game as you dont want to upgrade again soon.
also take note if your PC has a 2x , 4x , or 8x agp bus. this will determine how much of an 8x card you can use in your system. for example , if you have an 4x AGP slot on your computer and install a 8x card, the card will run at 4x.
other things to consider. clock speeds are diferent on the same card from different manufactures as they customize the software and some beef up the clock settings. so you could buy the same card from two different makers and they will operate differently as for as performance.
I have had a lot of luck with nvidias' albatross 6600 GT 128Meg agp 4x card. i replaced it with a newer ATI x1200 256meg agp 8x and it only ran about two thirds as fast as the nvidia card with twice the bandwitdh.
in conclusion, i switched back as the 6600gt was actually a pci-e card with an agp interface (first generation pci-e)
i am fond of nvidia for gaming , but also know you get what you pay for in video cards.
Hope this helps in the decisiond making.
Regards.

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AGP 4X


Hi,

Specs sheets for an Acer Veriton 5200 says that it has one AGP 2X/4X expansion slot, therefore the answer to your query would be a yes. Even if your add-on video card is 8X, it would still work however the card would downgrade itself to only $4X.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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I could have swore I purchased an apg 4x video card, that's what my V2 premier,( L4S5MG3 mother board)requires.The nivdia Gforce6200 is 8x/4x will this work? Don't want to open, till sure.


8x and 4x means that the video card is an AGP ( not apg) typo i guess.

If it was PCI or PCI Express, it would say so on the box. Look at *********** board, the video card slot will usually have AGP prined next to it. Also, your old video card may have a sticker on it that says its a BLAH BLAH card with SUCH AND SUCH Megabytes of ram and thats its a AGP or PCI, PCI EXPRESS.

Once you know for sure that the card will work, open her up, install and enjoy.

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