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Getting a 8800GTS, how much slow down?

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So my current rig is in sig, Assrock mobo VIA chipset has AGP to house my X1950PRO but its PCIE only sports 4x. So if I were to get a 8800GTS, how much performance should I see lowered from the standard score of 8800GTS 320MB. I'll probably switch mobo soon after that too but I'd need to rid my X1950 first. Thanks for reading.
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post #2 of 8
wouldnt be rediculous slowdown, but i would recommend having 8x bandwith.
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post #3 of 8
I don't know exactly, maybe like 1/4 performance drop.
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post #4 of 8
blatant exaggeration, it wont be that bad -- there might be a 15 fps performance hit.
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why dont you buy the gpu, then save for a new mobo?
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post #6 of 8
Performance will be hinered alot. But not to the extent that it will struggle with games at all.

But don't let it go to waste in 4x forever! Upgrade that mobo foo!
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So I'm looking at 15% hit, that's not too bad consider how fast the 8800GTS is. Thanks for the inputs.
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by shajbot View Post
So I'm looking at 15% hit, that's not too bad consider how fast the 8800GTS is. Thanks for the inputs.
Check this Linky out, seems not a very bad hit.
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