AGP Dilemma

  Allan2690 14:38 22 Mar 2006
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Hi Guys. Is there anybody out there can tell me if I can put a AGP 8x card into my AGP 4x motherboard without doing damage? I believe there is a voltage difference somewhere along the line. Thanks in advance.
The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-8SIMLH-P.
Allan

  ACOLYTE 14:42 22 Mar 2006

1 x AGP slot (4x/2x-AGP 2.0 compliant)

Putting in a 8X card may do damage but in any event it would only run at 4X as this is all your mobo supports.

  rmcqua 14:45 22 Mar 2006

If it fits, it will work OK Allan. They are designed to be "backwards compatible".

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