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Ritchie
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Sun Dec 25, 2005 5:17 am

With many of the current AGP cards not supporting less than 4X, does this mean there is really no hope of using these on an early board supporting only 2X?

Is there any way of getting around this so that new cards can be used on old boards?
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Mon Dec 26, 2005 2:09 am

Nope, no hope.
These old AGP rev 1.0 board will fry your shiny new cards with 3.3V.

Several good and fast cards should work on old AGP2x boards, look for 9500/9700 ATI and GF4/FX cards nVidia.
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Sun Jan 08, 2006 5:38 pm

If the card has 2 cut-outs in the AGP connector, it should work with all boards. Not-compatible card will not fry because it will not fit the AGP port.
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Ritchie
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Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:43 am

I have now an S3 Trio 3D/2X (86368) AGP.

Will this run at 2X?
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Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:26 am

Yes
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