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graphics card

Posted on 2004-08-04
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Last Modified: 2013-11-08
i have an asylum nvidia graphics card but i dont have the slot to put it in my computer is there anything that can change the slot into the one that i need. the only slots i have are the white ones i hook my sound card and modem up to. the one i need is shorter and brown. i dont think its agp but i could be wrong.
Question by:jester2k84
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ID: 11717680
No, you will have to buy a new motherboard.

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ID: 11717713
You cannot convert a PCI slot to and AGP slot.  If you purchase a new motherboard, they all come with an AGP slot, unless u buy a motherboard from a store that sells nothing but old stuff.
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ID: 11717842
Maybe you're better off with a PCI graphics card?  This way you do not have to buy a motherboard


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Auriclus earned 100 total points
ID: 11719395
Return the video card to the store where you purchased it from and get the PCI version of the card.  Most cards these days come in a choice of versions, either PCI and AGP.  Of course, if you want to take advantage of the faster processing of that AGP offers, you will need to replace your motherboard.


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