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pci express vs agp exclusivity

by GMartin2R / January 21, 2005 4:21 PM PST

probably a really simple question but on well. if i was looking at a mother board that had an x-16 port on it but was also thinking about an agp 8x card that wouldnt work correct? or would it? just noticed that the board i was looking into getting only supports PCI and the 6800gt only seems to come in 8x AGP. i assume it has to be pick either the board or the card right?

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The AGP and PCI Express 16 sockets
by Ray Harinec / January 22, 2005 4:05 AM PST

are different. The mobo with the PCI Express 16 slot MUST use a PCI E card [unless it has onboard video LOL].

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RE:The AGP and PCI Express 16 sockets
by GMartin2R / January 22, 2005 6:06 AM PST

ok good that i figured that out now before i blew $400 on a card that i wouldnt be able to use...

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