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Old 11-22-2004, 01:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My motherboard has a sticker over the AGP slot that says something like "Only install devices that are 1.5 (I can't remember if it is watts or volts?)". In shopping around for video cards I don't see any specs telling what the watts or volts are? Anyone have any idea?

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Old 11-22-2004, 01:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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all AGP 4x/8x cards will be 1.5v, that's like the universal standard for AGP cards. the OLDER cards will be diffeerenti believe..but why would you buy something that old? lol.

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Old 11-22-2004, 04:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah like 4W said, as long as you're getting a newer card, it won't matter they will be 1.5, not only that, but some of the ATI newer cards run at 1.6 or 1.7 (which doesn't mean that yours can't run those, it's just that you'd need to go into the BIOS and adjust it if it doesn't automatically set it at that voltage) and besides that I've already known a couple people that didn't know that stock voltage for their card was 1.6 and had it at 1.5 all the time with no probs.
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