Solved

agp vs. pci

Posted on 1998-10-08
5
243 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
I just upgraded to an AMD K6-2 333 and now want to upgrade my 3d card. My motherboard is a FIC VA-503+ and it has an AGP port. I was set to buy a monster II but have been reading that AGP was the way to go. I know nothing about AGP and need info on how to upgrade to it or advise on whether or not I should stick with the monster II.
0
Comment
Question by:Roid
  • 3
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:banderson022897
ID: 1126495
I just did an upgrade with the AMD K6-333 3D Now, and an FIC 503 M/B.  I installed the ATI Xpert 98 AGP card.  Installing the card is as any othe pci or isa, just put it in.  The customer uses Autocad, and the rendering with the AGP seemed substantially faster.  I do not have any experience with the monster II, I hope this helps you out.

0
 

Author Comment

by:Roid
ID: 1126496
Edited text of question
0
 

Author Comment

by:Roid
ID: 1126497
I use my computer to play games that require 3dfx ( EA Sports titles) .Is an AGP card compatible with 3dfx graphics?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Roid
ID: 1126498
Need more info on the AGP vs. 3dfx issue
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
dankh earned 150 total points
ID: 1126499
Roid,

   If you want game performance, stick with the Voodoo II.  It will give you better performance than any AGP card on the market today in games.  

If you want to find out about AGP and the Voodoo, go here:

www.tomshardware.com
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

A clone is a duplicate copy. Sheep have been cloned and maybe someday even people will be cloned, but disk cloning (performed by the hard drive cloning software) is a vital tool used to manage and protect data. Let’s look at what hard drive cloning …
This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question