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    Do you need a fairly new motherboard to have a new Nvida card work

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    as long as the mobo supports the agp version of the card (eg 8x 4x) Then they will work AFAIK.
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    Is there way to check what mother board you have and what type and version it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude500
    Is there way to check what mother board you have and what type and version it is
    Are you asking because you bought a new card and it doesn't work or you're looking to buy a new card and wonder if it will work with your existing motherboard?
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    I was looking to buy a new card and was wondering if it would work with my current mother board

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    Well, sdousley pretty much answered it for you. But then it also depends on the interface of the video card, whether you're planning to buy an AGP or PCI-Express. If you're looking at PCI-Express, you'll most likely need a newer motherboard, but if you're going AGP, then you probably won't have to get a new motherboard, which also depends on if your current motherboard supports AGP 4x/8x or if it even has an AGP slot.

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    I am pretty sure it supports AGP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude500
    I am pretty sure it supports AGP
    You could do with finding out what x AGP it supports.

    If u find it supports 8x, then it'll more than likely also support 4x and 2x. so you could get pretty much ANY AGP card.

    but if it only supports upto 4x, then u will have to get at best a 4x AGP card.
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    I think it will support any AGP

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    What motherboard is it, if you don't mind my asking?

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