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need help on getting a new graphics card

by B1uEsC1uEs / October 29, 2005 3:17 PM PDT

i have a emachines t2085:

AMD Athlon? XP 2000+ Processor (1.67 GHz) with QuantiSpeed? architecture
Microsoft

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by Islander / October 29, 2005 8:23 PM PDT
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thanks :)
by B1uEsC1uEs / October 30, 2005 12:07 AM PDT
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Thanks a lot. that is a lot of great info. so i guess my agp slot is the universal and that it should fit the 2x or 4x?

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May I add.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 30, 2005 12:31 AM PDT
In reply to: thanks :)

Even 8X cards function in 2 or 4X slots if they plug in. They will run at the 2 or 4X speed.

Cheers,

Bob

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really?
by B1uEsC1uEs / October 30, 2005 12:46 AM PDT
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good info but would it really fit mine?

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How to tell.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 30, 2005 1:02 AM PDT
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You can examine your AGP slot and see if the new card will allow it. In short, there can be 2 "keys" that stop incompatible cards from plugging in.

Bob

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hmMmm good advice
by B1uEsC1uEs / October 30, 2005 1:14 AM PDT
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good advice

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