View Full Version : GeForce 6800GT support?

11-21-2004, 01:04 AM
This is my mainboard MS-6533XG-IL (IEEE1394, 10/100 LAN) , http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=413

Can anyone tell me if it can support a Inno 3D Geforce 6800GT?

Also my processr is like 2.66ghz, i know it won't b able tofully utilize the 6800GT but if im upgrading froma FX5600 will i notice a VERY largr Improvement in terms of graphics quality and performance?

11-21-2004, 01:38 AM
well, u could put a 6800 on it, but it would be useless, because the mobo can only handle 4x
the proc FSB is also low, only 533, the on-board sound is junk, the chipset is made by SiS (of wich i don't know much, but i don't think it can mach up with a Intel or Nforce2).
so, in conclusion, either get a 6800 now (AGP) or wait until u get a better mobo with a PCI Express slot and get a PCIe 6800, and a 800mhz proc. (the later option is the best imo).

11-21-2004, 04:43 AM
Ure obviously not well informed right now games don't even utilize AGP4X let alone 8X the only slow thing i have is the FSB and i use an Audgigy 2 ZS not onboard sound.
i only wanted to check if the moteherboad would read the card not get it critisized

11-21-2004, 06:33 AM
Your board should be able to run the card with out any problems. As the difference between 4x and 8x AGP is very slight. I used to run a 8x Ti 4200 in a 4x board and had no problems. Just be sure you have an adequate power suppy before you get the card.