I was thinking about upgrading my motherboard/cpu, but I dont want to have to up my graphics card right now as well. The mobo i'm thinking of getting has a PCIE slot and an AGP express slot. Does anyone know if AGP express is different than AGP?
Heres my system btw:
AMD Sempron 2600
ATI Radeon 512mb AGP
1gb 266mhz RAM
VIA VT8237 mobo
Heres what im thinking of upgrading to:
VIA VT8237R motherboard
AMD 64 3700 cpu
That's the southbridge. Can you post the make and model of the motherboard.
Most AGP Express boards had only limited support for certain AGP cards so it's a try at your own risk thing. IIRC the Asrock ULi Chipset boards (like the 939Dual-VSTA) were the only boards with both a "true" AGP slot and PCI-E X16. All others were dodgy to work with and weren't worth the effort.