Thread: Tnt2 voltage
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Old 10-22-04, 01:29 PM   #2
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Default Re: Tnt2 voltage

Good question... Technically all AGP 4x cards should use 1.5V when plugged into an AGP rev 2.0 or newer motherboard. But the TNT2, as many other first generation AGP4x cards, was released actually before any AGP4x chipset was available. Many vendors just reused old PCB designs that were only compatible with AGP 1.0 specs.

I don't know if plugging this card into an AGP 3.0 motherboard will result in damage to your system or only in a black screen at startup. I've seen at least a couple of old Savage4/TNT2 cards that refused to work at 4x despite having an AGP 2.0 connector.

My advice: do not risk. Even a crippled GeForceMX with 64 bit bus or a Radeon 7000 (sold at 30$) will be a better card than a TNT2 and will be fully compliant
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