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@ All the people complaining about AGP being around still: Send us all PCIe Motherboards and Graphics Cards, not everyone has the money for 3x 9800GTX's and Skulltrail.
See that's the thing, it's actually cheaper these days to buy a PCI-e card then an AGP card. If you look at the price/performance, there is almost no case where it's better to buy an AGP card.
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Not to mention the fact that AGP cards are a pain to find. Especially decent ones (not the 5200)
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An HD3850 without the PCI-E bus is like Chuck Norris without the beard....



... it's just not right.
    
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8800GTX and Ultra use 1.0. I dont see 9800GTX beaing any better then 9800GTX to use 2.0.
AGP bandwidth = ~1,000 MB/s
PCI-E banwidth = ~8,000 MB/s

That's PCI-E 1.1, not 2
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The thing is though, I can't sell my 6800GS, its artifacting like hell on everything, and when I had my old Athlon XP motherboard, I would of had to buy a CPU, Motherboard, Graphics Card and Ram, I brought this motherboard as a stopgap, so I could do it over time, which is working out well, so long as this 6800GS doesn't die on me...

Not to mention, in Australia, things cost a bit more, not much, but it still can be enough to stop someone buying something, eg. I almost won a 7950GT for AU$50, but was outbidded at the last minute, and when your on a student budget, You don't have much, I'm saving up for $30 worth of miscellaneous junk..
Yep, true true. Well thats why you buy everything overseas much cheaper sometimes.
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