DDR1-DDR2 Video Card Question

By Badboybaker
Dec 30, 2009
  1. Right now i am useing a DDR1 AGP slot video card, it just went by by, So i am upgradeing to a DDR2 Video card, I am looking at

    ASUS AH4650/DI/1GD2 Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card (Newegg)

    But i heard that the max for DDR1 is 512 MB? Will i be able to use this card? or will it just cut the cards capabilitys basicly in 1/2? I am also useing Windows Xp, please if you can help me :)
    Plz and ty
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264


    There are no DDR graphics cards made anymore-not since about 2000-2001.
    If your AGP slot is x4 or x8 you will be fine with the card if it's within your budget- the only compatibility problem you would run into is if your AGP slot is generation 1 ( i.e AGP 1x or AGP 2x) as these use 3.3volt signalling. Your computer would most likely have to be 1998 vintage for it to have that.
    If you are in any doubt then post your system/motherboard maker and model/specification
  3. Badboybaker

    Badboybaker TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nope ty for ur help, my comp is running x8 so it should work just fine, thx
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