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Old 12-10-2005, 11:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Guy I have this video card from the store called 9600 XT. This man's motherboard (sp?) holds 1 adaptation unit for AGP. Except the video card's connecting thing is PCI Express - Here's the low down. Guy running things told me AGP 3.0 will fit in PCI Express and that I have to throw my AGP 2.0 card in the garbage. This man he flipped. I said chill. We will exchange the card. Now this guy has 2 video cards, none that fit in the computer.

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Old 12-11-2005, 11:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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agp 3.0? never heard of that...

but anyways, only pci-express cards will fit into a pci-express slot. so return whatever won't fit and buy what will fit.
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AGP comes in 2x 4x and 8x flavours, with 4x and 8x being compatible with one another. The 9600XT is an AGP 8x card...there's no such thing as a PCI-E 9600XT and you sure as hell can't use an "AGP 3.0" or any AGP card in a PCI-E slot for that matter

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yea agp 3.0 is a just a version for bios like there was a 2.0 and it works with agp4x/8x. like aol 6.0 is just a verision of aol(bad example i know) and no agp will fit in pci-e lol would be wierd if ture though
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Guy running things told me AGP 3.0 will fit in PCI Express and that I have to throw my AGP 2.0 card in the garbage.
well he really shouldn't be working at a computer shop then...
AGP 3.0 cards will work in AGP 8X and 4X slots ONLY. nothing else.

an AGP card may be able to physically fit in a PCI-E 16X slot, but it will definately not work in it. PCI-E is a completely different interface.
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AGP comes in 2x 4x and 8x flavours, with 4x and 8x being compatible with one another. The 9600XT is an AGP 8x card...there's no such thing as a PCI-E 9600XT and you sure as hell can't use an "AGP 3.0" or any AGP card in a PCI-E slot for that matter

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AGP 1 = 2x
AGP 2 = 4x
AGP 3 = 8x

Yeah that sounds right, they also have a version number as well as a speed. And no you cannot put your 9600XT in PCI-E
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I think:
AGP 1X = 1.0
AGP 2X = 2.0
AGP 4X and 8X = 3.0
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Maybee your right, but it doesnt really matter for this thread the exact numbers If they would have, I would have consulted a book.

Reading over this made me even more confused though... http://www.geek.com/glossary/glossary_search.cgi?agp
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On your video card and motherboard, you have an AGP 2x Notch and AGP 4x Notch.

If might be that the customer is installing a AGP 2x Card onto an motherbard that has an APG 4x slot. And if that is the case, the it will be phyically impossible to install the card.

I ran into this problem earlier this year with installing an old video (SiS 8mb APG) card onto a new system (AMD Athlon 64 System).

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Guy running things told me AGP 3.0 will fit in PCI Express
Ask the guy if he has any job avalable as he's too stupid to be working in a computer store.
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What is AGP Pro? Thats new to me...
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