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Old 09-14-2008, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My old video card fried. Now i need a new one. I'm pretty sure i need an AGP one (the slots brown and theres 2 white ones below it). Is whether is agp or pci the only thing you need to look at when buying a new one or is there other things?


Also would i need vista if i bought this one? HIS Radeon HD 2600 XT IceQ Turbo Video Card - 512MB GDDR3, AGP 4x8x, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support, Video Card H26XQT512ANP at

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Old 09-14-2008, 10:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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AGP vs. PCI is the only thing you need to look at when finding if the card meshes with the mobo. There are faster PCI slotes (PCIe 2.0, for example), but it's backwards compatible with the original PCI standard. Tell us your motherboard and your typical computer use, and we can suggest to you a graphics card.

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If your slot is AGP then that card above would work and you would not need vista to use it.
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