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Jackson
May 9th 04, 04:48 PM
I got a question, I'm currently using a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-6VX7B-4X)
Socket 370, PIII processor. with a Geforce 2 graphic card. I try to upgrade
my graphic card into nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 > GV-N52128T-P , which is AGP
8X. I'm not sure the graphic card compatible with my motherboard. my current
motherboard AGP slot is only support 4X mode & AGP 2.0 compliant.
If the graphic card cannot use for my motherboard, any other graphic card
with 128MB that actually can I use? thanks for helping me in this!!!

Regards,
Jackson

wayne
May 9th 04, 05:05 PM
this link here shows 9 cards I am sure there are many more. Quite a few 8x
cards will work at 4x
I have not kept up that much but I know a while ago I read that 4x did not
make that much of a difference!

http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_attrib.php?page_id=5&sortby=popular-&vendors%5B%5D=0&popup1%5B%5D=30%3A387&popup1_attr_id%5B%5D=387&popup2%5B%5D=1%3A596&popup2_attr_id%5B%5D=596&popup3%5B%5D=0&popup3_attr_id%5B%5D=371&popup4%5B%5D=10%3A344&lo_p=0&hi_p=0&form_keyword=4x&sortby=&x=43&y=6

Wayne


"Jackson" > wrote in message
...
> I got a question, I'm currently using a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-6VX7B-4X)
> Socket 370, PIII processor. with a Geforce 2 graphic card. I try to
upgrade
> my graphic card into nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 > GV-N52128T-P , which is AGP
> 8X. I'm not sure the graphic card compatible with my motherboard. my
current
> motherboard AGP slot is only support 4X mode & AGP 2.0 compliant.
> If the graphic card cannot use for my motherboard, any other graphic card
> with 128MB that actually can I use? thanks for helping me in this!!!
>
> Regards,
> Jackson
>
>

Dimitris
May 10th 04, 07:29 AM
"Jackson" > wrote in message >...
> I got a question, I'm currently using a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-6VX7B-4X)
> Socket 370, PIII processor. with a Geforce 2 graphic card. I try to upgrade
> my graphic card into nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 > GV-N52128T-P , which is AGP
> 8X. I'm not sure the graphic card compatible with my motherboard. my current
> motherboard AGP slot is only support 4X mode & AGP 2.0 compliant.
> If the graphic card cannot use for my motherboard, any other graphic card
> with 128MB that actually can I use? thanks for helping me in this!!!
>
> Regards,
> Jackson

Most or all the cards with AGP 8x will work at a mobo AGP slot 4x.
Look for the AGP 8x/4x in the card specifications. As far as i know
any card which is 8x can work at 4x mode also.