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Old 23rd May 2009, 00:30   #16
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Quite confusing.
8X cards are backward compatible with 4X. This is the first time I am reading this type of case.

Its not always matter of pins. I have earlier put in 8X card in 4X slot on some MSI board. It worked well.
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Old 26th May 2009, 14:44   #17
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Issue almost resolved. All the vendors were so far giving me PCI Express cards. Found one guy who had a stack of 512 MB AGP cards (4x / 8x) on him (Jan 09 import). But he's asking for Rs.3,000 for it which I feel is a bit steep. I say steep 'coz the box has a MRP of Rs.3,600. And as far as computer peripherals go I've seen most things sold at 1/2 the print price. Can anyone help me get current prices ??

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Who is the Importer? Importer name would be in the same label that has MRP.

You can try calling them directly.

OTOH, 3k would buy you a Sampron + ASUS Mobo with much better on-board grafix then what you would get with 4X cards.
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