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Old 09-19-2007, 06:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need to update my graphics card, is it simply a matter of finding an AGP compatible card, or are there other compatability issues that need considering?

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Hey mattxq86

First of all, you should tell us the specs of your system. And your budget as well.



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You're mostly on the right track. You just need to tell us what mobo you use.

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you'll also need to make sure your PSU supplies enough power for the graphics card

I'd also reccomend upgrading from a motherboard with only AGP and PCI to a motherboard with PCI-E, there are no longer any AGP cards produced, its hard to find them and they have siginificantly worse performance compared to pcie
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