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Old 03-12-2008, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My current motherboard is Asus K8V-MX and graphics card geforce FX 5200
I would like to upgrade to a geforce8600gt but dont know if it's compatible with the motherboard since it's quite old, can anyone help ?

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Old 03-12-2008, 05:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no srry you have agp but you can get an
AGP- - BIOSTAR V6802XA52 GeForce 6800XT 512MB 256-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retail

pci- - JATON VIDEO-338PCI-DVI GeForce 6200 256MB 128-bit DDR PCI Low Profile Video Card - Retail
i think that is the best you can do not sure though and


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Old 03-12-2008, 06:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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8600gt is pci-e

but I believe there are some hd2xxx series cards that perform around the same of an 8600gt and are AGP
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Those 2600 series cards would be the best AGP ones you can get. Here's links to a lower end one with gddr2 and the higher end one with gddr3. - HIS Hightech H26PQT512ANP Radeon HD 2600PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X HDCP Ready Video Card - Retail - HIS Hightech H26XQT512ANP Radeon HD 2600XT 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X HDCP Ready Video Card - Retail

Or you could begin the upgade process and go with a newer motherboard, get some ddr2 ram (cheap!) and a pci-e graphics card. What socket is your processor?
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