agp card in a pci-e mboard?

I wonder if some1 can help me? My agp graphics card has just died, so im going to upgrade my motherboard to pci-e and get a new processer. The board i can get really cheap is a gigabyte 965p. My question is i dont really want to get a expensive pci-e dx9 card when dx10 will be out soon so can i get a really cheap agp card and will it run in this board just for now thx.
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  1. A Gigabyte 965P does not support AGP cards. Just buy a cheap PCI-e one.
  2. Ok thx for that. Looking round the net it seems some people say that it will be another year to 18 months for real dx10 games to come out so i might get a fairly good dx9 card for now i think
  3. ASRock 775Dual-VSTA has support for AGP and PCI-E

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813157092
  4. Quote:
    Ok thx for that. Looking round the net it seems some people say that it will be another year to 18 months for real dx10 games to come out so i might get a fairly good dx9 card for now i think


    Good idea. That will also allow some of the original bugs to be worked out of Vista too.
  5. A "really cheap" PCIe card will be much faster than a "really cheap" AGP card.
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    A "really cheap" PCIe card will be much faster than a "really cheap" AGP card.

    Yup. PCI-E has taken over the market so you can find great deals. X850XTPE for like $120, or 7600GT for like $130. No AGP card in that range can come close.
  7. DX10 games will be here in a few short months, not anything close to a year.

    So i suggest buying a cheap PCIe DX9 card now and waiting for R600.
    Or u can buy an expensive DX9 card now and sell it, works either way. 7900 GTO/X1900XT 256 is what u should get.
  8. Am going to get a http://www.ebuyer.com:80/UK/product/117842/rb/22445121792

    think this will do for about a year or so
  9. Quote:
    A "really cheap" PCIe card will be much faster than a "really cheap" AGP card.

    Yup. PCI-E has taken over the market so you can find great deals. X850XTPE for like $120, or 7600GT for like $130. No AGP card in that range can come close.
    The X850XT PE is very nice, and it has 2x DVI.
  10. Can I put a agp 8x graphic card into a PCI Express 16x slot?
  11. Nope, they are different slots completely. 240 Pin DDR2 RAM wont fit in 184 pin DDR slots either :D
  12. thx :D
  13. Quote:
    DX10 games will be here in a few short months


    :roll:

    Like you really know.

    Here is the list of the upcoming DX 10 that we'll probably see first.

    Crysis
    Alan Wake
    BioShock
    Company of Heroes w/ Patch
    Age of Conan
    Halo 2 PC
    UT2007 w/ Patch
    Flight Simulator X
    EVE Online w/ Patch
    Hellgate: London

    Halo 2 will ship at the launch of Vista(supposedly) and the others....no one can be sure about.
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    ASRock 775Dual-VSTA has support for AGP and PCI-E

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813157092

    You know, while that might be a super cheap, no frills board, it would help me get into a Core 2 Duo or Kentsfield slowly and cheaply. I've got a good AGP graphics card, I've 2GB of Kingston Hyper-X DDR and I've got a good 430W PSU that can probably work with the mobo. I can buy this cheap board and a nice new C2D or Quad Core Kentsfield and be up and running. I bet this motherboard has zero overclocking options though. :cry:
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