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So I just removed the heatsink on my abit rx800 vGuru... Apparently its an X800Pro chip (its an AGP card) <br />
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On the GPU it has a PCI express logo.... What is up with this?
 

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Can you post a picture?<br />
It's kinda strange , but probably they messed up with the logos....
 

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It is very small, the only camera that could focus was the one inmy phone... i will try to upload it
 

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here in the red circle<br><a href="http://assets.overclock.net.s3.amazonaws.com/8/89/898529ba_vbattach32722.jpeg"><img src="http://www.overclock.net/image/id/617444/width/525/height/525/flags/LL"></a>
 

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If i recall almost all of the x800/850 series chips are PCI-e native and use a bridge chip near the slot interface to (for lack of a better word) transmute the signal/interface to AGP. On my x800GTO in my other rig the bridge chip is surrounded by some sort of foam or thermal pad...
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">If i recall almost all of the x800/850 series chips are PCI-e native and use a bridge chip near the slot interface to (for lack of a better word) transmute the signal/interface to AGP. On my x800GTO in my other rig the bridge chip is surrounded by some sort of foam or thermal pad...</div>

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</div>As DesertRat said, the X8xx series from ATI is powered by native PCIe GPUs, so it's quite normal that on your x800pro to be written PCIe as it is a PCIe chip. On the VID card close to the AGP connector is a chip (that is probably covered by a heatsink) that converts the PCIe signal from the GPU to AGP signal for the mobo and the other way around from the mobo to the GPU.
 

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Its called a HSI chip, it changes the pci-e signal to AGP, nearly all the 6600gt's have them as well
 
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