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Tmoney

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i hear PCI express is faster, but really how much faster. I plan on getting a new video card to, so id like to know if there is a price difference between PCI express and AGP video cars. Lastly, i have a AMD A socket, if anyone has sugggestions on mb ^^plz let me know...Thanks alot
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I just personalized a PC for my computer upstairs which I will use for my games that I have not been able to play. But I went with a 256mb pci-express card, I heard it was noticeably faster than AGP, but the main reason I got it was because it is a new type of card and I figured that if I at least had the drive in there that when pci-express became extremely popular and fast that I would be able to buy a newer one if needed. I believe it is more of a personal preference between AGP and pci-express and pci-express is of course more expensive, because it is newer.
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kool ty...i thought it might be faster...but wasnt sure...i think u got the right idea..get it now..and later ull be able to get better ones
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Yes plus it'll save you the money if you really want the pci-express, you won't have to go out and get a whole new motherboard, hope this helps

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you want to go PCIE. it is the new standard, AGP is not getting made much anymore.
if you go with AGP now, you will need to upgrade your motherboard the next time you want to buy a new video card.
also, check around, PCIE cards are actually cheaper to buy than AGP now!
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