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In all games currently created and with all graphic cards the increased bandwidth of PCI-E shows absolutely no performance advantage over AGP. Companies created PCI-E to sell motherboards and video cards and just plain stopped making AGP cards. Turns out it worked pretty damn well.
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post #12 of 24
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Originally Posted by OhMagic
I really got screwed over buying a socket 754 board with agp 8x...

Oh well, next year, time to upgrade I guess..
754 is actually gonna outlast 939 lol. Kinda ironic. There is a SLI 754 board though and a few other PCI-E boards.
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post #13 of 24
AGP replaced PCI for graphics and then PCI Express replaced AGP for graphics. And PCI Express has nothing in common with PCI...just the name. Eventually something will come alonge and replace PCIe too.
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by Jori
754 is actually gonna outlast 939 lol. Kinda ironic. There is a SLI 754 board though and a few other PCI-E boards.
and why is that?

and I would like to see the SLI 754 board too
    
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and why is that?

and I would like to see the SLI 754 board too
Because it has mobiles on it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123257
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post #16 of 24
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Originally Posted by Malaziel
In all games currently created and with all graphic cards the increased bandwidth of PCI-E shows absolutely no performance advantage over AGP. Companies created PCI-E to sell motherboards and video cards and just plain stopped making AGP cards. Turns out it worked pretty damn well.
lol, whered you hear that one...?
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post #17 of 24
Epox 8NPA-SLI. I own one, s754 and two PCI-e 16x slots. It's gonna be awesome...
post #18 of 24
In PC Gamer's PC BUILDING BIBLE 2006, they mentioned the AGP x16. Don't believe me? Pick one up and go to page 42 under the heading "PCI Express for Graphics," but I think it was just a typo.
    
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post #19 of 24
AGP Production wise is dead as such its all now PCI-E or will be soon.
post #20 of 24
AGP has had no potential ever since dedicated Video Dram was installed in large amounts on the video adapter. There is no use for DME (Direct Memory Execution) when the memory is on the discrete graphics card.

AGP standards were created at a time when 8MB of ram was the standard of discrete Video Dram and thus was needful of a method to utilize the system memory as a textural transfer point.

This became a moot point when 128MB or greater ram was place on video cards.

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