Need AMD/ATI motherboard help Tags: Motherboards PCI Express AMD ATI Product Last response: February 18, 2008 6:27 PM in Motherboards Share jerryt74332 February 18, 2008 3:28:19 PM I want to upgrade one of my home computers to PCI-E video, I have in hand.... AMD X2 4600 running on a agp board. 2gb ddr2-677 ram ati 1800xl pci-e GPU was looking at this motherboard http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Product... This is the price class i want to stay in. $50 us My problem is that this motherboard has the x16 pci-e slot but only supports the 8x rate. will the 1800xl work in it? More about : amd ati motherboard pat February 18, 2008 3:55:43 PM is your processor socket AM2 or socket 939? Jpain February 18, 2008 4:43:04 PM I would go with Asus... or MSI I have made 2 rigs with this Asus motherboard it works and it is for future use.. http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=149&l3=592&l4... and upgrade you 1800xl to 3850/512mb or 9600 GT... Related resources I need facts Nvidia vs AMD/ATI - Forum AMD/ATI Gaming System 900-1400USD Need Build Suggestion/Review - Forum PowerColor AMD/ATI Radeon HD6670 2 GB DDR3 Graphics Card on P5NESLI? - Forum Eyefinity ( AMD/ATI ) versus Nvidia - Forum AMD/ATI alternative to my build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jerryt74332 February 18, 2008 4:53:09 PM My xp4600 is AM2. This computer is for one of the kids. The 1800xl is a upgrade over the 9700 pro that is in it now. The 1800xl was in my wifes computer before the 8800 upgrade I have C2D and nvidia 8800 gts 640 in my computer. I run 4 boxes at the house. 1. E4500 8800gts 640 2. E6750 8800gts 640 3. xp4600 9700 pro This is the one I want the motherboard for. 4. sempron 3600 onboard video.... This one will get the 9700 pro. out of #3. was running the 8800gts in sli but was to hot was scared was going to fry something. got over 15k in 3dmark 06 thoe. This is why for the upgrade for the #3 system. Jpain February 18, 2008 6:27:50 PM http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=149&l3=620&l4... it has, AMD 690G Chipset and Integrated ATI Radeon X1250-based graphics and that alone is enough for little games and you tube.... and its have AM2+ support and M2A-VM is a bargain. Motherboard_manual_ga-m61sme-s page 16-17 PCI-e 16 support list... http://europe.giga-byte.com/FileList/Manual/motherboard... If you really have to buy gigabyte..... quality is not that good on this one.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum$1500 AMD/ATI Gaming Build Forum~$850 amd/ati gaming build (first build) ForumIntel/nvidia vs amd/ati gaming system ForumComputer Upgradin' Time; Potential Switch From Intel/Nvidia to AMD/ATI ForumAMD/ATI Crossfire Phenom II X4 955 M4A79 Deluxe ForumPHOTOS of AMD/ATI R600 Vidio card ForumArstechnica Article: Why AMD-ATI merger/purchase would work ForumDo you like AMD-ATI combination? ForumAMD-ATI merger is a nightmare to consumers not Intel ForumNeed help regarding Gigabyte AMD/ATI GV-R775OC-1GI 1 GB GDDR5 Graphics ForumNeed a mean machine for under $1500, AMD/ATI or Intel/NVidia ForumUpgrading to AMD\ATI HD 6770. Need Suggestion. ForumHelp updating BIOS Forumwhat motherboard is the best for gaming and speed + overclockage????? ForumAMD 780G Chipset Motherboard : JW-780UVD-AM2+ More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !