Witch AGP I need

By S-Nake
Oct 16, 2007
  1. Hi i have a A8V Asus motherboard and i would like to buy a graphique card AGP

    witch is the best

    GeForce 7950 GT AGP 8X 512MB DDR 3 ---- I don't know if my motherboard support DDR 3

    7600 ? 7800 etc...

    what are you suggest me ?

  2. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    What is the specific model of the board?? Is it an A8V-XE?? Is it a 939 board?? Unless I'm missing something, that board doesn't have an AGP slot. It's specifically PCI-e.
  3. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    the 7800GS is a good card, and I am sure u would enjoy it.
  4. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TS Guru Posts: 363

    On the ASUS site it says AGP.

    The DDR3 refers to the Memory thats in the Card - nothing to do with your Motherboard. It IS compatible.

    AGP cards are getting harder to source, a 7950 would be a good choice, if you can find one.

    The higher the model number - ie 7950, the better the performance, so a 7950 is a much better card than, say, a 7200
  5. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    You might also want to take a look at the Radeon X1950pro, which a decent performer (beats 7900GS, not far behind 7950GT) for a reasonable price.

    Tom's Hardware has a good VGA chart which allows you to compare different cards in popular games.
    It doesn't neccessarily reflect any recent driver improvements, but does give a good overview...
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