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Can i install a AGP 2x Video Card Into a Agp 1x slot ??

Q: Can i install a AGP 2x Video Card Into a Agp 1x slot ??

Can i install a AGP 2x Video Card Into a Agp 1x slot ??

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A: Can i install a AGP 2x Video Card Into a Agp 1x slot ??

They're supposed to be backwards compatible, so the answer should be yes. I have seen some newer motherboards that only accept the 1.5v AGP cards, so they wouldn't function with older AGP cards, but that's not your situation.
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My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

The motherboard has onboard sound (Realtek« ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Agp1x/2x are 3.3 volts, whereas Agp4x/8x are 1.5 volts.

You should check carefully that whatever card you get is compatible with you 2x Agp slot.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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I say get a new computer . . .

I dont even think there is a GPU that can run with a PII
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Did you install the correct and most up to date driver?
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A:Laptop slowly recognizes usb stick/sd card/xpress card slot

Hey tidri. 2 things come to mind if it previously worked. One is a reinstall of all the drivers for the mobo, and the other is a full AV/Malware/Rootkit scan. If everything checks out, a full format and an OS reinstall would be my third move.
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A:Install new Video card

It is very easy, even if you don't do a lot with computers. Since you have AGP, you most likely don't have onboard graphics so that will make for no problems installing drivers. First go into control panel/hardware/devices/ and get rid of your old graphics drivers, then shut down. Well now you need to unplug your machine and bust open your case and the AGP slot will be brown and at the very top. Touch the power supple to discharge any static and unscrew the screw on the intel and gently pull out. Gently slide in the ATI and screw back on, replace the case and plug back in. Start your computer and plug n'pray should automatically recognize your card. Click cancel when plug n'pray tries to install microsoft drivers for the graphics and when you get to windows pop in the ATI cd and install ATI's drivers. You should be set. Let me know if there are any problems.

[Edit: (I always forget...) Welcome to TSG!)
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First see if your computer has a open AGP slot if it does try just putting it in and hook the monitor up to it.. With some newer boards that is all it takes..

Others you might have to change the Jumpers on the board or and change the bios settings..

Post the name of your board or computer and the type of card you are wanting to put in. They are all different.

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1.Remove the drivers for my integrated card
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A:How to install a video card

open up your case, and there you should see a brown slot (called an AGP slot) if there is a card in there, remove it. and make sure to press the lever in the back if you have one. this will unlock it, then insert the new card in, and then instlal the drivers
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A:Trying to install video card

ok, its actually working now. I ran the setup fromt the cd, powered down, installed the card, connected the monitor, and it seems to be working. I had actually hoped that my computer would be a little faster, in that the graphics stuff would be handled by the card, but it looks like thats not the case. Anyway, the card works, and I can actually see the 3d graphics that I was missing before on some stuff.

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A:Can't install video card

I'm not to Vista OS proficient, you may have issues using the Ultimate disk and the compaq home key... Alot of prebuilts are picky like that.
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And you did get the newest 8200m drivers from nvidia site?
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Dell technical support supply service manuals.
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Which video card you buy depends on whether you have an AGP slot on your motherboard. You have to open the case and take a look to see if it's there -- it's usually a brown slot located on the middle-back of the motherboard.

AGP is better than PCI (different from PCI Express) video cards. PCI Express is only on very new, cutting-edge motherboards so you most likely do not have it.

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A:Trying to install a video card

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A:Can I install a new video card?

I don't see that you have a pci-express slot; without it, there would be nowhere to place the graphics card.

However, the Intel G41 chipset does indeed have a pci-e lane, so you might be in luck? I guess it all depends on whether HP jacked you or not? Intel? G41 Express chipset - Overview

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Hi and welcome to TSG.

You have a bad link for the video card. The link has "..." in the middle instead of the full URL.

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A:BSOD after video card install

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A:Trying to install my new video card correctly

The brand manufacturers often have the motherboard companies take one of their commercially available boards and modify it to their own specifications. So I would download any motherboard chipset drivers from Gateway if possible.

It's possible that the new board will work OK with the chipset drivers you have now. With the latest drivers however there is less chance of a problem and you will be able to better use the potential of your new video board.

What is the model of your Gateway?
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A:Another Video Card Install Problem

BIOS is a nightmare!! may be worth trying to update your bios, and or re set bios vai battery or jumper, then load default on boot up straight back to bios to load your own settings
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A:video card install problems

If Numlock and Capslock dont work (toggle off/on), its not making it past BIOS to even check for an OS.
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Windows 7 pro 64
original OS install
full retail version
Everything with this pc in less than 1 year old. some pieces are newer.

Thanx in advance for any help


A:BSOD after new video card install

Quote: Originally Posted by jgreen8200

hello, im new to the forums and i wanted to ask for some assistance. i recently bought a radeon 6850 video card. after i installed it and the newest drivers from XFX's website i started to get BSOD upon wake up out of sleep mode. i have attached the files that were asked for.

Windows 7 pro 64
original OS install
full retail version
Everything with this pc in less than 1 year old. some pieces are newer.

Thanx in advance for any help


Hi Jeff and welcome

Two problems

1-asacpi.sys (2005) Huge BSOD cause

ASACPI.sys Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005

The 2005 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.
Please visit this link: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support- download_item_mkt
Scroll down to the Utilities category, then scroll down to the "ATK0110 driver for WindowsXP/Vista/Windows 7 32&64-bit " (it's about the 8th item down).
Download and install it.
Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers to check and make sure that the ASACPI.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (NOT 2005).

2-There was a HD error (perhaps controller) run check disk to verify its condition

Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as adminstrator) Command Prompt. Please do this for each hard drive on your system.
When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter. Then reboot and let the test run. It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors. See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

Elevated Command Prompt:
Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)
At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.
Double click on the Source column header.
Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).
Copy/paste the results into your next post.

Ken J
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Hello Eubert,

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: frequently asked questions

Yes for XP, but only user accounts and files will be transferred over to Windows 8. XP settings and installed programs will not.

Sorry, but no on without a graphics card or onboard video.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview System Requirements
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A:install video card problems

Don't take this the wrong way but did you connect the monitor cable to the new card?
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A:I can't install my video card driver?

I had a problem with this, and my video card was messed up from the manufacturer. Have you tried it in a friends computer, or another of your own? This is how I found out it was my card that was wrong and not anything else.
First I would just do some basic troubleshooting like checking all connections, taking the card out of the system and re-seating, and perhaps blowing some air in there to get any dust out.