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My mate seems to thing they will bring an agp x16 out to rival pci-e and they will continue to make agp graphics with the 8 series. I dont believe him lol.

is he true?
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I dont think that will happen.
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Nope, definately not true. AGP is dead as far as production goes.
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Yeah and I also heard they were bringing socket 7 back...
     
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post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Fury
That is a typo, no such thing exists.

EDIT, they must think that means pipelines:

"The RADEON X850 series is the most extreme gaming graphics card ever created by ATI, with 16 pipelines."
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post #7 of 24
that wont happen - PCI-E and AGP aren't brands, theyre standardised interfaces - thus there is no competition between who can get the best product.

PCI-E was designed to make AGP obsolete, and it has. Theyre will be NO AGP 16x; theyre would be NO point.
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post #8 of 24
AGP in itself still had potential when pci-e 16x came out, but they chose to switch. There is nothing wrong with agp.. and I will stick with my AGP cards until my computers die.
post #9 of 24
PCI-Express is just a better tech... so why recreate old tech?
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post #10 of 24
I really got screwed over buying a socket 754 board with agp 8x...

Oh well, next year, time to upgrade I guess..
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