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I got a new video card to upgrade my computer, its a NVDIA e-Geforce FX 5500 256mb DDR AGP 8X VGA/DVI/TV Video CARD,

now this is a AGP card, But when i opened up my computer the only thing it has was 3 XXXXX PCI slots, so i found this Video from youtube,
which shows how you could fit a AGP card to a PCI slot.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gg8Z6THb8js

^^ will this work if i do it or do i just need to buy a NEW PCI video card . :normal:
 

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even if it did work for this guy would you really want to take the chance with your new card and butcher it like that and risk trashing it , I would just get a PCI card

ohhh , please watch the language
 

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Discussion Starter · #4 · (Edited)
ok thanks for leting me know, i probably have done that lol thank you.

is there any good video card out there thats in PGI card,
thats atleast less than a 100 doller
 

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Are you sure you havent got any PCI-E slots?
 

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Discussion Starter · #7 ·
no Nitrus i dont,

my computer specs are ::
Dell Dimension 2400 desktop computer
Pentium 4 CPU running at 2.8 GHz
256 MB PC2100 DDR Memory
80 Gigabyte Hard Drive
48x CD-RW Combo Optical Drive
Integrated AC'97 Audio with
Intel Extreme 3D Graphics with 64MB Shared Memory
v.92 56 Kbps PCI Modem and 10/100 Ethernet
Six USB 2.0 Ports
Three PCI Expansion Slots

Hope this helps!!:sigh:
 

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Do you have a PCIe x1 slot by any chance? I remember that one of the Dell computers had no AGP or PCIe x16 slots, but it had a PCIe x1 slot. That would be better than a regular PCI video card. Check for a really short slot, like in the pic below.
 

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Are they PCI-E slots? Mine are a lot bigger.
 

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The Dimension 2400 does not have any PCI-e or AGP slots. It only has the three standard PCI slots.

256 MB PC2100 DDR Memory
IMHO I think you should reserve some of your funds to memory. Throw at least a 512MB stick in there first.
 
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