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Old 03-16-2006, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everybody,
A little background:
I have a micro sized case which only has one PCI slot and one AGP slot. Unforunatly none of my video cards will fit into the case. Because I have my audigy 2 platinum in my PCI slot and this computer is only for movies and music anyways, I'm not too worried about not being able to utilize the AGP slot for my video cards. Hence, I have an unused AGP slot.
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What I do want to know is what I can use the open AGP slot for besides a video card. I have seen cooling systems (blowers) that fit into open slots and am considering that, but what I really want to know is if anybody knows of any AGP to PCI adapters that would allow me to put PCI hardware into that slot or any non video card hardware that fits into AGP. Thanks!

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and AGP port (accelerated graphics port) is for graphics only.
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lol, thats wat it stands for.

And why would you need an extra cooler for that rig. i mean im sure ur temp doesnt go above 30 celsius does it? why waste money on something you dont need?
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and AGP port (accelerated graphics port) is for graphics only.
Hahaha.....thanks for the definition.
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Yeah 30-40, as it is very cramped. Let's say I was going to get a video card. Are there any cards that take up a smaller form?
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Well what are you going to be using the card for, besides watching movies?
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