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Socket 939 W/ AGP 8x & PCI x16..Need Help.

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I'm looking for a good one..I want to upgrade but I dont have enough to upgrade to a whole new rig...so i wanta keep my graphics card and my PC 3200 /400 memory.

Im looking for a Mother board Just like this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157097

I want to stay strictly to the price as well 10 bucks -/+.

If you can find one of these that arent out of stock that would be AWESOME...or a different on with 4x DDR slots and just as good...the price is the real matter...

THANKS
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This is the only other one I can find. Only 2 DDR slots though....
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I think you're better off with this. It fits your budget but don't plan on keeping your vid card. If you're upgrading, you might as well go for the newer tech. The mobo has integrated video but also comes with a PCI-E slot for future add-ins. It is very Overclocker friendly with the nVidia chipset. You can probably sell your AGP card on ebay to use it to fund a newer PCI-E vid card. I don't see a point in hybrid designs. The Via chipset of the hybrid board bdattilo pointed out is not very OC friendly, as the reviews with show.
    
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Originally Posted by Cheetos316 View Post
The Via chipset of the hybrid board bdattilo pointed out is not very OC friendly, as the reviews with show.
Yes, VIA sucks. ECS + VIA = very bad. What was I thinking?
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post #5 of 12
When I upgraded from my athlon 2500/x1600pro agp build i considered what you're planning on doing, but truthfully, after some research, its not worth it.... tough it out for awhile until you have the proper funds for a true upgrade... you'll thank yourself in the long run
post #6 of 12
don't upgrade w/ two different types of busses (or whatever you want to call it). don't mix agp and pcie. just get either and AGP board (which is crap) or go all out and get a new PCIE rig.
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don't upgrade w/ two different types of busses (or whatever you want to call it). don't mix agp and pcie. just get either and AGP board (which is crap) or go all out and get a new PCIE rig.

Yeah i think i might..BUt i just bought this Graphics card and to get a new one..well..idk
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post #8 of 12
What card did you get? Were I you, I'd resell it on Ebay, and start over. AGP is dead and buried.
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post #9 of 12
Holy cow how can that board be cpu future proof lol? it says 939 to am2 socket ???
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post #10 of 12
For $50:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...953306&CatId=0
But, as everyone else has said, I really would recommend getting a PCIe mobo. Some PCIe mobos are just as cheap:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...648204&CatId=0
And some are much better at clocking:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...428168&CatId=0
And a card to tide you over:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...149097&CatId=0
Or a really good deal on a pretty good card:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...714981&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...458745&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...329564&CatId=0

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