Tell What Agp Card Is In A Computer

An AGP video card slot

Advanced graphics port (AGP) is a type of computer video card technology. If you plan to purchase new computer games or applications that require 3-D graphics, the type of video card you have installed can influence how well the application runs. It may be helpful to identify the exact type of AGP card you have installed to troubleshoot whether it meets the requirements for applications or to search for driver updates at the manufacturer’s website.

Instructions

Check Video Card with Device Manager

1. Click “Start,” then “Control Panel,” then “Administrative Tools” followed by “Computer Management.”

2. Click on “Device Manager” on the left-hand side of the window, then click the plus (+) sign next to “Display Adapters.”

3. Right-click on your AGP video card in the list that expands, then select “Properties” to view information about the card.

Check a Video Card with Dxdiag

4. Click “Start,” then “Run” and type “dxdiag” in the “run” text field.

5. Click “OK.”

6. Click on the “Display” tab. Information about your video card will be displayed including the card name, manufacturer, and approximate graphics memory.

Use CPU-Z to Identify a Video Card

7. Go to Resources to find a link to download one of the versions of CPU-Z that is labeled as “No install.” (The download links are on the left side of the page.)

8. Double-click on cpuz.exe to launch the system scanner.

9. Click on the “Graphics” tab to view information about your video card.


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