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Old 05-19-2008, 05:24 PM   #1
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Default Running two video cards?

So how does this work? The mobo i'm looking at for my much needed upgrade runs AGP and PCIx16. I just purchased a Radeon HD 2600 Pro AGP8x and i was thinking about getting a Radeon HD 2600 Pro PCIx16 and using them both. Is this even possible? Would it make a difference or just allow the use of four monitors? Any and all info is appreciated.
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Old 05-19-2008, 05:52 PM   #2
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i think you can only run 2 agp cards together or 2 pci-e cards together i don't think you can run 1 of each together

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Old 05-19-2008, 05:55 PM   #3
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Ok i thought that would be the case.
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:03 PM   #4
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i think you can run them both, but you wont get any performance gains or able to run CF, the only thing it can do is add 2 more monitors, you could gain performance if you use the PCI-E card instead of AGP
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:15 PM   #5
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Ok most likely what i'll do for now is just run the AGP card and then upgrade to a better PCI-E card later on. The main thing this PC is going to be used for is light gaming and some other light stuff for now, WoW maybe CoD4. It really doesn't need a super good video card.
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