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Old 11-21-2003, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question runnning a graphics card on under compatible motherbard

i am a com noob so i was wondering...

i want to buy a 8x agp graphics card however my motherboard only supports 4x agp...
will my graphics card still be able to run properly?
will i be able to run it at all?
i have read something to do with the voltage of my motherbard..
what is this all about?

PLz help me.. thx alot

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Old 11-21-2003, 11:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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some 8x apg cards are backwards compatible but it would say on the box wiether it will work in a 4x agp slot or not.

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Old 11-24-2003, 01:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thx alot guys for ure help... ill go check it out.. ill be geetin a radeon 9600... its sld work rite? my motherboard is a intel 82845 broookdale host-hub interface bridge.. wat does "broookdale host-hub interface bridge" mean?

Will a radeon 9600 work on it? thx again for ure help
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