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Seems the CPU was the major bottleneck, not so much the AGP bus. We'll see later when they test it with a dual core CPU. I know alot of people think AGP is dead but i still see some members still on it. So I thought they'd be interested. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...-agp,1939.html
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I'm using a 3850AGP with a P4 3.2 and on 24 player maps in COD4 I get a average of 40fps.
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socket 754 still going strong
    
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socket 754 still going strong
i cant find mobos for skt 754
    
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Why does PCI-E exist then?
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Why does PCI-E exist then?
"Same reason as with DDR2 and DDR3, different sockets and so forth. So you have to buy new motherboards, new processors, new hard drives, new graphics cards."

"How many of you would have gotten DDR3 RAM if you could have gotten DDR2 instead. How many would have bought a new motherboard that supports PCI-E if you could have gotten a 8800GTX in AGP?"

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socket 754 still going strong
for sure. i just sold my 3700+ for a ridiculous amount... more than what i would pay for a used Q6600.
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Whyw would a company USE PCI-E for their cards if no one has adopted it yet?
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Whyw would a company USE PCI-E for their cards if no one has adopted it yet?
Um... what?

PCI-E has been the standard for a while now.
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Um... what?

PCI-E has been the standard for a while now.
3 almost 4 years
Guess AGP is like chuck norris, cant get rid of it.
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