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Gilgamesh21

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    how to identify compatibility..
    « on: June 20, 2007, 07:30:08 PM »
    Hello everyone,
     
    how can i find out if a certain hardware is compatible with my motherboard..say i want to know if an Albatron PX865PE Lite (Pro) is compatible with an nVidia Geforce 7600 GT video card??


    thanks

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      Re: how to identify compatibility..
      « Reply #1 on: June 20, 2007, 07:49:32 PM »
      as long as that mobo has a  PCI-E  slot on it, yes it will work....


      **let me go see what the heck that albatron thing is   brb -  be right back    :-X

      http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1485   << look here*

      that video card (nice one by the way) will not work,  what you need is an  AGP card
      do a google on AGP cards and see what you like....
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      Gilgamesh21

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        Re: how to identify compatibility..
        « Reply #2 on: June 20, 2007, 08:13:00 PM »
        thanks honvetops .. but isn't there an AGP version of this video card that would work on this mobo?

        and is there any AGP card that is good as 7600 ??..or any other AGP card that would run DX10 games? and how can find out if it is compatible with my mobo??
        « Last Edit: June 20, 2007, 08:24:54 PM by Gilgamesh21 »

        honvetops



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          Re: how to identify compatibility..
          « Reply #3 on: June 20, 2007, 08:32:30 PM »
          I could tell you all kinds of stuff but*   Calum  << he's one of our moderators is the one to talk to on your looking for a good*  AGP  CARD !!
          Hold on a sec and I'll find his faq  page on vid cards to take a peek at  brb


          1st go here take a quick read

          http://www.computerhope.com/help/video.htm#01

          then go here*

          http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,31189.0.html
          mobo- MSI P6N SLI / LCD Samsung  226BW
          Ram- G-Skill dual HQ / Speakers- 5300e's
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          Gilgamesh21

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            Re: how to identify compatibility..
            « Reply #4 on: June 20, 2007, 09:57:45 PM »
            thanks for the help

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            Re: how to identify compatibility..
            « Reply #5 on: June 21, 2007, 06:45:23 AM »
            You called, Scott?
            LOL.
            Gilgamesh21: You can still get a lot of good cards for AGP if you look around.
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            AGP card that would run DX10 games?
            I am not aware of any DX10 cards being produced for AGP.
            If you have to have DX10 support, you will need a new board and a new card.
            Sorry.
            And that video card FAQ article is a good read (although I do say so myself), it gives you a good idea of what's available now.

            Gilgamesh21

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              Re: how to identify compatibility..
              « Reply #6 on: June 22, 2007, 09:03:49 PM »
              thanks for that FAQ Calum..it is really cool and a nice quick read...

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              Re: how to identify compatibility..
              « Reply #7 on: June 23, 2007, 03:16:28 AM »
              thanks for that FAQ Calum..it is really cool and a nice quick read...
              You're welcome, and thank you for the compliment.