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my mobo only has a 4x agp slot, and im looking for a new card soon so when i buy a new card does ot have to be a 4x/8x compatible card or can i buy a 8x card and it will still work just only at 4x?

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Your mobo will work at 8x AGP, it shows up as 4x because thats how fast your graffix card works
    
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my mobo only has a 4x agp slot, and im looking for a new card soon so when i buy a new card does ot have to be a 4x/8x compatible card or can i buy a 8x card and it will still work just only at 4x?

thanks
You can use a 8x agp slot graphics card in x4 agp slot motherboard. You will just be limited to 4x bandwidth.
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oh really, i was wondering that myself but i figured that id ask just to make sure.. thanks man
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ok thanks again!
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I would like to add this.

http://www.tomshardware.com/2003/06/..._mb/page5.html

Check it out, it compar AGP4x to AGP8x.
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Does this mean we never reached full potential of AGP 8x? All the top companys decided to change for something to do and get us to spend more money? lol
    
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