IM845GL AGP SLOT?

  perpetually-perplexed 13:47 10 Jul 2003
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my mobo manual doesnt say anything about an agp slot and id like a better graphics card as the graphics are onboard
if there is no agp slot is it worth upgrading the graphics as the pci slots will be much slower

any help gratefuly received

  Steven135 13:55 10 Jul 2003

Best thing to do is have a quick look the AGP slot is the brown one above the PCI slots.

  perpetually-perplexed 14:04 10 Jul 2003

all there is above the pci slots is a large heatsink type thing, screwed into the mobo. about the same size as a cpu. but it wont unscrew

  Steven135 15:03 10 Jul 2003

Looks as if you will have to go for a PCI graphics card I believe the ATI 9100 is a good choice, after using only on board Graphics you should see a considerable difference remember that you will have to disable the onboard graphics.

  perpetually-perplexed 16:05 10 Jul 2003

is the disable thing in the bios set up or a jumper thing in the mobo

  Steven135 16:12 10 Jul 2003

I would check the bios first not sure here.

  perpetually-perplexed 16:44 10 Jul 2003

thanks for your help, just looking at pca mag and may order something , my graphics are fairly blocky and take a lot of system resources

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