agp slot/graphic card help

  Im a diddy 23:18 PM 21 Nov 11
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im looking for a card to fit my agp slot type.Im struggling with the different connections.the card in it at the mo is a radeon 9200 and has 3 lugs.however ive seen some with 2 lugs.the motherboard is ms6701 and agp is 3.3v.One ive seen ge force 6200a has 2 lugs with the widest on the left as you look at it.would this fit?

  Im a diddy 00:05 AM 22 Nov 11
  gengiscant 10:35 AM 22 Nov 11

Difference in AGP connections:AGP. There's AGP 1x, AGP 2x, AGP 4x, and AGP 8x - they are all keyed differently, but there is an AGP Pro Universal socket which does 1x, 2x, and 4x.

Not sure if AGP 8x sockets are backwards compatible.

Is this your GPU? 9200.

  retep888™ 16:47 PM 22 Nov 11
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Quoted: *Speed is always backwards compatible, Signalling voltages can be incompatible, Connectors and slots are keyed so that you can only use electrically compatible equipment.*

The manual you provided shows your mobo supports 4x/8x 1.5V AGP card (3.3V is for your PCI bus), 2 lugs (single key) card indicates 1.5V while 3 lugs (2 keys) indicates 1.5V/3.3V that the card can operate on.( operating speed 1x to 8x depends on the signalling voltage) more infos click here

To cut a long story short ,the card you're trying to describe click here will fit & work in your mobo.

  Im a diddy 21:51 PM 22 Nov 11

Sorry for delay getting back to you,thanks so much especially retep888 youve put my mind at rest, should get it in the next day or so.Any tips on uninstalling old driver/new driver and card.Thanks again D.

  retep888™ 02:08 AM 23 Nov 11

How to uninstall pre-existing ATI graphics card drivers from a Microsoft Windows based system click here

How to install Nvidia Drivers in Windows XP click here

How to remove a Video Card click here

  Im a diddy 07:50 AM 25 Nov 11

retep888,thanks

new card and driver installed.

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