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does this computer have an agp slot

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ryan711, Nov 1, 2003.

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  1. ryan711

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    i was thinking about buying the v2 premere 2.66 computer from shopnbc.com i know what you are going to say, that is a pretty ****** computer at an outragous price for what specs it is offering but it is the only computer i can buy because that is the only place that has no payments or interest for 18 months. anyway it has integrated video and i wanted to know if it had an agp slot on the mobo so i could add a decent video card such as the 5700 ultra the mobo's name is the ECS P4VMM2 here is the link to the product: http://www.shopnbc.com/product/?storeid=1&familyid=V22772&deptid=40&track=40. and if it does it might be a 4x agp slot, is there much performance difference between4x and 8x.
     
  2. McTimson

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    Yes, it has a 4x AGP slot on it. And no, there is not much difference between 4x and 8x, and any 8x card will run just fine in a 4x AGP slot.
     
  3. jskrakowski

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    yes...does have AGP

    and it'll be FINE that you only have 4x. not much real world differences
     
  4. suesman

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    I've noticed hardly any difference in my Ti4200 from a XFX KT33F-ANB 4X board to this Gigabyte 8X. Some told me there would be a huge difference, but I've just not noticed alot. :D
     
  5. McTimson

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    I'm sure there's some sort of difference in benchmarks, like 3DMark, but in real-life applications, the difference is not noticeable.
     
  6. ryan711

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    what about in future games like doom 3 or half life 2 or even more into the future will i be able to notice a big difference.
     
  7. McTimson

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    Probably not, 8x over 4x performance increase is very little, you would get much more performance sinmply by getting a better video card, or more memory, or stuff like that.
     
  8. ryan711

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    yea i was thinking about getting an ati 9600 pro or a geforce fx 5700 ultra
     
  9. compilerxp

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    I don't usually say this here... But this is a Piece of S***. Save money for an upgrade or look at Best Buy.

    $1650 for a PC system worth about $800~900. Then you want to add a $200 video card on top of junk?

    You could build a better computer for $700 (Including the 9600 or 5700).


    Hmmm... Perhaps I need to learn the art of selling junk at high prices. :)
     
  10. Triple6

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    hehe, its such a rip-off that they removed the link :)

    The case, motherboard, powersupply, video, and sound are VERY low-end.

    You plan on putting in an AGP card? Not likely with a 250 Watt powersupply and all the hardware already in there. Plus heat will be a problem.
     
  11. Deathdealer

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    lol u will still have to buy it in the future then u would have wasted alot of money!


    take compilerxps advice
     
  12. compilerxp

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    Ultimate Electronics (Nationwide store) is offering a 24 months NO INTERESTS on purchases over $400... Your credit must be good and they only sell SONY computers. But they have a much better deal than the posted junk.
     
  13. ryan711

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    i need no payments and no interest for at least 12 months if u know of any places that are doing that please tell me
     
  14. compilerxp

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    Save your money in a bank, buy a good computer (or parts) when you can.

    I wouldn't pay $500 for that setup. (unless I knew someone who would buy it off of me for a profit).
     
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