OT where can i buy a AGP to PCI adater

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  1. ryan112ryan

    ryan112ryan New Member

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    so i bought a ATI 9600XT, which seems really nice, but when i got it totally forgot to consider the different slots (PCI AGP and PCIe) so i owned myself by getting an AGP card when i only have PCI slots. anyway i know they make these, but i can't find where to order them and if they'll work with my card

    heres a pic of the adatper:
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    here is the site that shows them(in japanese): link

    i can't return the card so i need to either find this or sell it (anyone interested? $90 New in box)

    Or if anyone can find a cheap mobo that does a Intel 865gv chipset and has AGP slots it also needs to need to comply with these things link
     
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  2. Wolf68k

    Wolf68k OT Supporter

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    Going with the new mobo, 2 things to keep in mind.
    First off it doesn't really matter what the chipset is, but as long as the CPU Socket type is the same.

    But more importantly, you're going to have to reinstall the OS. And since your OS is via HP you can't reinstall that with the new mobo. So you're going to have to buy a copy of Windows XP.

    Newegg has a good number of Intel Socket478 MicroATX mobos with AGP4x/8x
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...&ATTR23=&ATTR24=&ATTR25=2000200280+1075707619
    Just stay away from the PC Chips, ECS, and Jetway mobos
     
  3. PeacefulAnarchy

    PeacefulAnarchy You get one for the money, two for the show, three

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    Those guys are shit. I use Chaintech and Asus for my builds.

    The newer Chaintech Summit boards ain't that great, stick with the Zenith line.

    Gigabyte is fantastic, as well. I love them too. Just stay away from MSI, they have been unreliable as of late.
     
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    i figured out what the rest of the stuff i need the new mobo to have
    sockey 478 intel celeron chipset:845GV
    1 AGP
    2 PCI
    ram: 1 gig (2 x 512mb)- DDR PC2100 UNBUFFERED DDR266
    2 hard drives: 160gb 250gb
    1 disk drive
    1 memory card reader - USB
    atleast 1 USB
    firewire is a plus but not needed
    ethernet and audio

    so here is what i found, tell me if im totally forgetting somthing cause ive never had to buy a mobo b4
    the biostar mobo for $42: link
     
  5. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    $42 VIA chipset motherboard :ugh:
     
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    I'll sum it up fairly simply... you will not find a decent motherboard for less than $80... so don't even bother looking in that price range.
     
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    i don't mind spending the money for it, i just want to make sure its going to work, can you recomend one that will work with what i posted above? im not sure about this stuff
     
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    if you don't mind spending the money, why dont you just resell it, and get the PCI card that you need. you might take a little loss, but seems a lot easier all around.
     
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    Maybe we have a different definition of decent? The boards with the specs he wanted in that price range (from NewEgg anyway) would have limited him to ECS, BioStar, and Soltek, and others with SIS and Via chipsets.... and with that, I stand by what I said. I wouldn't consider any of those "decent". Also, keep in mind that I gave him a few options in the $70-$80 range that aren't too bad., so lets say you won't find one for less than $70 that was decent :wiggle:
     
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