This site hosts no abandonware. Do you see any burn marks on the AGP slot, the aux power connectors on the card, or maybe even on the main power connector from the PSU to the motherboard? Users browsing this forum: Even in cases where a technophile is able to upgrade frequently, no savvy user would just throw out last year’s top of the line. If you’re lucky, maybe it’s the PSU that died.

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This site hosts no abandonware. And if gaming bdst a primary function of the computer, graphics card upgrades are most often the way to go for users who want the most bang for the buck.

I always go back to this chart: You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. I think it’s like this for AGP: The specifications of the AGP GS are not very far off the part that we tested a few months back, but on the AGP platform, there is considerably less competition at the top. I know TechArp has some nice listings as well: Even in cases where a technophile is able to upgrade frequently, no savvy user would just throw out last year’s top of the line.


BFG GeForce 7800 GS OC – graphics card – GF 7800 GS – 256 MB

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Sorry guys – I should’ve been more specific. If you’re besg, maybe it’s the PSU that died. If that AGP box doesn’t become a hand-me-down to a friend or relative, keeping an older system around for some LAN gaming when guests come to visit is definitely a nice alternative to the trash heap.

There of course other cards that you mentioned that can be squeezed into this list. Btw, this one has been a favorite of mine for years now, it’s very detailed http: Not sure it even has anything to do with the card Board index All times are UTC.

Add to this the fact that some manufacturers are shipping boards with higher than stock core and memory speeds, and this part could definitely push an AGP system as far as it is likely to go. Whatever the situation, there are plenty of people out there looking to extend the life of AGP systems in one way or another.


Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. I listed the others in reference to the OP’s GS card and the mentioned in Shamino’s response. You didn’t forget to plug in the card’s molex connector sdid you?

NVIDIA’s AGP Only GeForce GS

Users browsing this forum: If you have a multimeter, you could try probing some voltages as it runs and see if anything looks out of spec. There is no material 7800vs is knowingly illegal here.

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The cost of keeping up with the pace of technology is certainly steep, so upgrade cycles for some people stretch quite a bit longer than others. Log in Don’t have an account?

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