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Old 07-26-2005, 06:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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From my understanding Nvidia and ATI will not be making their new cards with AGP interface. I haven't been able to find solid evidence to support or deny this. Does anyone have any information about this? I have been waiting to buy a new card and just want to see if further waiting is pointless. A new mobo is out of the question too since its new and it only supports AGP. Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-26-2005, 06:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nvidia said in a press release that they are not going to make the 7800GTX in AGP right now, but they would consider it if their was as demand.

I have never actually read ATI's press release, but I am 99.9% sure their doing the same thing

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Old 07-26-2005, 06:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dang i figured as much, ah well i have to wait a couple of paydays anyway, I'll seen then. Otherwise I'll just go for the 6800GT.

Hey DJ-Chris I just noticed you are from Hamilton Ontario, my good friend grew up there, he moved to the States about 6-7 years ago. We took a road trip there to go to the air museum a couple of years back.
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Old 07-26-2005, 06:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well I believe PCI-E and AGP are about in the same right now, I know AGP has about 80% of the market. I think they will make the x9 series AGP, and then after that, proally only PCI-E.
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Old 07-26-2005, 09:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I heard PCI Express 2 is coming out next year.
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