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Postby seaegg on Tue Sep 16, 2003 11:24 am

Quick question. Is it ok to install a 8x AGP Video Card in a mobo that only supports 4x AGP? I was hoping they're backwards compatible because almost all the cards available seem to be 8x and i need to upgrade my video card.
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Postby Silentbob343 on Tue Sep 16, 2003 12:42 pm

Yes it will be forced to run at 4X which is still fine for todays games.
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Postby seaegg on Tue Sep 16, 2003 2:06 pm

Cheers
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Postby tazdevl on Tue Sep 16, 2003 3:02 pm

There's virtually no performance increase with AGP8X anyways. But part of the AGP standard is backwards compatibility.
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