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Topic # 13241 30-Apr-2007 11:52
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Just a quick question.. a motherboard with an 8x AGP slot... is this backwards compatible?

IE: If I put a 4x AGP video card in, will this work? :)

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  Reply # 68939 30-Apr-2007 15:28
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Most of the time, yes



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  Reply # 68942 30-Apr-2007 16:16
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Fossie: Most of the time, yes


A quick concise answer. Just the way I like it! ;)

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  Reply # 69340 2-May-2007 23:33
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Ok.. another question.... In what order speedwise would you put these CPUs?

Celeron 2.4ghz
Athlon 1.6ghz
Duron 1.3ghz
Athlon 1.2ghz

I've put them in order of what I think the are (fastest first, slowest last) but wanna know if I'm correct... Shuffling around PC's at the moment and rebuilding my on air PC's.

I think usually Athlon's are faster?  But the Celeron is quite a faster CPU and may out perform the Athlon?

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  Reply # 69341 2-May-2007 23:35
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really need model numbers there. Your order is pretty good though.

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  Reply # 69343 3-May-2007 00:02
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ZollyMonsta: Ok.. another question.... In what order speedwise would you put these CPUs?

Celeron 2.4ghz
Athlon 1.6ghz
Duron 1.3ghz
Athlon 1.2ghz


I would say:

Celeron 2.4ghz
Athlon 1.6ghz
Athlon 1.2ghz
Duron 1.3ghz


A Duron is a pretty lacklustre CPU, kind of like comparing a Celeron to a P4, but probably even worse Frown
They have a very small cache and the Front-Side Bus is slower than an Athlon as I remember.

Basically, avoid Durons like the plague if you have a choice!

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