Originally posted by æArchOAngelæ
the interface type, depending on the computer brand and when it was made, and what crd you have now or if you hav onboard graphics we can determine if tis agp or pci e. im assuming you have a premade computer, what brand and model do you have?
Right now I have an Inspiron laptop, so I am currently trying to assemble an entirely new system.
I was thinking of getting a dual-chip opteron system (chipset940). I was thinking about the Tyan Thunder k8WE...
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