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Thread: 8X Graphic Card...?

  1. #1
    Senior Member
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    May 2003

    8X Graphic Card...?

    Hi all, I've bought Winfast Geforce FX5200 G/card 8X, and my motherboad is Epox 8KHA+ which is just only only 4X, but I benchmark it with 3DMark2001SE, the point 7010. And then cahnge my motherboard with MSI KT4AV which support 8X, but when I benchmark the point is only 6890..., Idont know why, but all the driver allready updated, and other systems and applications is all the same, I just change the motherboard and update the driver.

    AMD Athlon XP 1700+
    256 Kingston 266DDR
    Maxtor 40GB HDD

    Epox M/B only support 200/266DDR, and MSI KT4AV support 266/333/400DDR...

  2. #2
    Senior Member
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    Feb 2003
    Memphis, TN
    There could be a lot of reasons for the performance decline.

    1. One motherboard has a higher FSB than the other.
    2. One motherboard is just better built.
    3. Different Chipsets
    4. Different Video Chipsets.

    Theres a lot of reasons why one performs better than the other, thats just a few reasons.

  3. #3
    Old Fart
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    Jun 2002
    Did you go into the BIOS of the MSI and enable 8x AGP?
    It isn't paranoia when you KNOW they're out to get you...

  4. #4
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    Jul 2003
    well from what i see your useing a AMD. so you cant take all the bandwith any how now i would bet you if you had a intel it would be much diff cuse of intels bandwith craving cpu. (p4) with 800 FSB
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  5. #5
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    May 2003
    allenb1963, what i know, my motherboard will detect the 8X AGP Automatically because in manual book said like that.....

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