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Old 04-15-2006, 06:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello I have everest home edition and ran it and found that i have 5 pci slots and 1 agp slot. I want to purchase a new graphics card but dont know what to get, agp or pci. How do i figure which slots are filled and what card i should get. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The card im currently looking at and planning to purchase is...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102484

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If you have any reccomendations on cards let me know.
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while i would love to buy that i dont have that kind of money to blow in a graphics card....
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didnt he say he only had pci-slots not a pci-e?

also to find out what slots are filled just open up your case and look ... on my mobo its labeled pci-e ... pci ... pci.... pci
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he said he had pci and agp slots. not a cpi-e slot. shoot for a 6600gt. theyre around 100 bux for cheapish ones, better ones are around 130.

it also depends on the speed of your agp slot. either 2x/4x or 4x/8x. if its a newer system, then most likely 4x/8x. older system are 2x/4x.

if you want a 6600gt, im selling mine in my sig VVV

list of agp 6600gt's at 4x/8x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...TTR18=&ATTR19=
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...and one AGP slot, so in that case, perhaps this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102303
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130197
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gargh, sorry bout' that. I knew you were looking for an AGP card. I was just too hasty in considering a card. They have 6800GS in an AGP version, I do believe...
here.. @ $199:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143045 , but otherwise, go for the 6600GT, like the others said. But I highly reccomend taking the 6800GS over the 6600GT, the performance difference is like night and day.
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gargh, sorry bout' that. I knew you were looking for an AGP card. I was just too hasty in considering a card. They have 6800GS in an AGP version, I do believe...
here.. @ $199:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143045 , but otherwise, go for the 6600GT, like the others said. But I highly reccomend taking the 6800GS over the 6600GT, the performance difference is like night and day.
night and day?


well in that case just upgrade your mobo to a pci-express, and slap in a 7900gtx. you wont' regret it. great performance. night and day! while you're at it, might as well make it an SLI mobo, with 2 of those cards. and get dual core, fx 60 i hear is good.
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