Can i use it on my mother board?

Sapphire / Hd 3850
August 5, 2010 at 10:32:20
Specs: Windows XP
i was wondering, if you guys could tell me if i can use Sapphire HD3850 on my motherboard, or basically, my system.
System specs:
Pentium 4 3.0 GHz (HT) @ 3.0 GHz,
DDR 512 mb (2x256 mb sticks)
330v PSU
ASROCK p4i65g motherboard.

My motherboard is kind of old, but it seems i can use most of AGP cards. I had a computer problems with ex-motherboard, well it got it fried by false overclock.. So i got this one i listed above.

Thanks in advance

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August 5, 2010 at 10:54:31
U have good board for socket 478 (i also own the same board). If that p4 is socket 478 then go ahead and install the components (do a benchtest first).
U have a nice video card but ram isn't enough, if u can buy 2gb (2x1gb) ddr2 400 or atleast 1gb ddr2 400.

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August 5, 2010 at 13:58:49
"if u can buy 2gb (2x1gb) ddr2 400 or atleast 1gb ddr2 400"

Actually it takes DDR1 memory:

Yes 1GB Memory and a decent AGP V Card will add a little more life into your PC.

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August 5, 2010 at 14:08:14
So if i will get an 2x512 DDR ram sticks, and that card it will be enough for a decent pc?

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August 5, 2010 at 14:35:16
I can't believe i wrote ddr2 400, it's ddr 400. Get single 1gb of ddr 400, don't worry about running dual channel (1gb and 256mb can run dual channel).

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August 6, 2010 at 01:10:47
Go to Crucial.Com and run the Scanner, then buy 2 x 512MB sticks...

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