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GeForce 6600: AGP or PCI-E?

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If I don't score a computer at the swap meet for a decent price (for my monthly computer freebie), I was thinking of getting a GeForce 6600 128Mb video card to give away in the freebie section, but I can't figure out which to get, the AGP version or the PCI-E version.

Would it be better to get the AGP version because most likely anyone making use of a 6600 would be using AGP, or should I get the PCI-E version in case someone would be using it as a backup?


P.S. no dibs right now.
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AGP probably
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I could sure use a AGP
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AGP

Thats good for us older system dudes
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PCIe. Help people move towards the future. Besides I could use a backup card. So hard to OC with the GTS blocking the CMOS jumper
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PCIe. Help people move towards the future. Besides I could use a backup card. So hard to OC with the GTS blocking the CMOS jumper
but what if some of us that don't have 8800's need it?

I think hes giving this to the poorer ones......

Also There is only one AGP mobo for 478 still avaliable.......
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but what if some of us that don't have 8800's need it?

I think hes giving this to the poorer ones......

Also There is only one AGP mobo for 478 still avaliable.......
I spent all my money on my 8800 so now I am poor too?

Also if you already have a PCIe video card what is stopping you from moving on to spend a little more and get a pci-e motherboard that works with your cpu.. It's already a cheaper upgrade path.
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I spent all my money on my 8800 so now I am poor too?

Also if you already have a PCIe video card what is stopping you from moving on to spend a little more and get a pci-e motherboard that works with your cpu.. It's already a cheaper upgrade path.
I suppose.

But most cards are bottleneck (or so it seems) by my processor that are high end
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