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Elsewhere as in a PCI-E motherboard
    
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To state that AGP is dead is somewhat incorrect I feel.

For sure AGP has most likely reached it's zenith in terms of development henceforth no new GPU cores specifically manufactured for the AGP form will be released. However Nvidia has shown that some clever manipulation of the PCI-e to AGP is finding a small market out there.

I am sure there is a great amount of AGP based systems still in operation out there, in which are a viable option and always looking for a cheap GPU performance upgrade to sustain the life of the system.

Just look at my RIG 1 (soon to relegated to the family's main do everything system). With an upgrade on the GPU it should see all thier needs and some met for some time to come. Thier need to play the upcomming games in DirectX 10 will be non-existent.

So yes AGP is not dead but it is most certainetly reducing it's hold in the retail market place...unfortunately as it does the prices for hardware increase..a simple supply v demand equation.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by Chozart
What happened with your rig?
I made the mistake and overclocked with clockgen..... then I shut my computer off and when I tried to turn it back on it just gave me one long beep and 2 short beeps ... this ofcourse is a video error.... So of course I checked video card and everything checked out ok..checked the CPU was fine.... was sure it was motherboard...RMA'ed that but it came back fine... the only thing I haven't checked is RAM which is probably the culprit.... anyways I'm going to meet up with a friend who has agp and socket 478 and DDR so I'll find out exactly what it is....
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Did you try one stick separately? It would be something if you blew both!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by guitar22891
Is technology ever going to hit a wall....
i hope not . my cpu better not still be good when i turn 50!
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Did you try one stick separately? It would be something if you blew both!
I would have but I only have on 1gb dimm not 2 x 512mb.....
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i hope not . my cpu better not still be good when i turn 50!
I'm not saying soon but technology will have evolved so much to one point that it will hit a wall..
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Originally Posted by guitar22891
I'm not saying soon but technology will have evolved so much to one point that it will hit a wall..
lol. No, never.
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