Agpx4 To X8 Adapter

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by kingsam, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. kingsam

    kingsam OSNN Addict

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    Ive heard or read on a techy site that there is a adapter card of some sort so you can get agpx8 on motherboards which only have x4.Any info on this would be of help,rather than having to get a x8 m/board.Many thanks.
     
  2. Valone

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    I couldn't think so, infact I wouldn't be surprised if it is technically impossible
     
  3. kingsam

    kingsam OSNN Addict

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    Hi thanks for the info,but im sure i read about it on one of the tecy sites.Maybe youre right.Suppose i'll have to get a new mobo then.Would i notice any difference in game etc having x8 rather than x4?
     
  4. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    it would be impossible to push agp8x bandwidth through an agp4x slot. that'd be like having usb1.1 and getting a usb2.0 'adapter' for it. no such thing. it's limited to the slowest part.

    besides, there' no real-world difference between agp4x and 8x. maybe in a year or three we will start seeing real differences. keep your mobo.
     
  5. kingsam

    kingsam OSNN Addict

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    Many thanks for advice.I won't be buying another mbo then.
    I'll save me ££'s for something else.Thanks