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Old 08-24-2003, 08:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have this motherboard called K7S5A and it have SiS 735 chipset which supports a 4X AGP slot for highly graphics display. and i just got GeForce FX 5900 Ultra 256Mg and its says 8x on it. so can i put this video card in my motherboard and if i will whats gonna happen??????????? or should i buy a new mother???


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Old 08-24-2003, 09:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Relax, the card should work fine, as long as there are no incompatibilities with the motherboard (check ECS' site).

It'll just run in AGP 4x mode instead of 8x.
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Old 08-25-2003, 12:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Exactly what Martin said! You won't get the full 100% quality of what the video card was made to be, but it should work fine!
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BUT that doesnt mean you can put a 4x card in an 8x slot, 8x cards run at .5v (something really small, under 1v) and 4x cards run at 1.5v, you will fry your 8x slot if you put a 4x only card in it (this is for 4x cards ONLY and 8x slots ONLY), but what you are doing is fine
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