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Old 03-06-2008, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

I'm looking to get myself a new graphics card, but my computer spec is only:

2.4 Ghz Pentium 4
768 Mb DDR1 RAM
Gigabyte P4 Titan Motherboard
AGP graphics slot

My main question here is: Will a graphics card that has DDR2 memory be compatible with a DDR1 motherboard?

I'll post back shortly with the power supply.
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Graphics cards use Gddr memory, its a completely different beast. As long as you get an AGP video card, you should be fine.
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Ah, excellent. Thanks.
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One more thing, can anyone see any reason why this card:
dabs.com - Sapphire Technology Radeon HD2600PRO 512MB DDR2 AGP 600/1000MHZ (11115-01-20R)

would not run on my computer?
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One more thing, can anyone see any reason why this card:
dabs.com - Sapphire Technology Radeon HD2600PRO 512MB DDR2 AGP 600/1000MHZ (11115-01-20R)

would not run on my computer?
should work fine

you will need an available 4 pin molex power connector though
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Ah right, I'll check that. What does a molex power connector look like?
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Here is a picture of a molex power connector.

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Actually, I don't think that model requires an additional power input. I looked to see what the power requirement is for the card, but the only reference I found was for a Power Color version at 400 watts.
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Here is a picture of a molex power connector.

you will be looking for the male version of that connector.
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