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March 28, 2012 2:09:03 AM

ei guys, i have an inquiry here. i am about to upgrade or buy a new graphics card because my old one is already exhausted (failing). could you help me out.
i don`t know if motherboards have limit for Graphics cards capacity

my old Graphics car: Palit Nvidia GeForce 9400GT 512mb DDR2
My Motherboard: Nvidia MCP73 Series, EMX-INF7100-AVL (see link) http://www.emaxxtech.com/products.php?id=15

and i am thingking of buying a new one with higher capacity that suits my budget
and here is it

Palit GT430 1gb Ddr3 128bit Hdmi (see link)
http://pcx.com.ph/components/graphic-cards-1/palit-gt43...

other brands (same engine)
Asus GT430 1gb Ddr3 128bit http://pcx.com.ph/components/graphic-cards-1/asus-gt430...

Inno3D GT430 1gb Ddr3 128b Hdmi http://pcx.com.ph/components/graphic-cards-1/inno3d-gt4...

can my mother board support this Graphics cards?

a b U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
March 28, 2012 3:46:45 AM

yep it will work
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March 28, 2012 3:53:28 AM

GI_JONES said:
yep it will work


Wow Thanks.. that`s all i need to know.. do you think even 2GB of GT430 Ddr3 will work? no matter the brand is?
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March 28, 2012 5:49:36 AM

ei guys, got a problem here. i`ve read that these new video cards is PCI-express 2.0 cards.. how would i know if this could work to my mother board? is there any compatibility issues for PCI Express 16xslot with this new PCI express 2.0?
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a c 255 U Graphics card
a c 195 V Motherboard
March 28, 2012 6:10:54 AM

PCI-Express is backwards compatible it will work. The GT430 is not powerful enough to make use of 2GB of VRAM though. That card is just a marketing gimmick. The 1GB card is all you need.
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