Albatron Albatron AGP 8x to PCI Express Bridge Card

Albatron recently announced the
world’s first AGP-8x to PCI-Express bridge card. The "ATOP"(AGP-To-PCIe) bridge
card will allow a user to use their existing AGP-8x VGA card in a mainboard
designed for PCI-Express resulting in considerable savings in upgrade
expenditures.
Your AGP-8x card simply piggybacks on the ATOP card’s AGP-8x slot located on the
top edge. The ATOP card is then plugged into the mainboard’s PCI-Express slot.
The only other installation requirements are replacing the bracket on the AGP-8x
card with an ATOP bracket and installing the appropriate driver.

Albatron Albatron AGP 8x to PCI Express Bridge Card

Albatron recently announced the
world’s first AGP-8x to PCI-Express bridge card. The "ATOP"(AGP-To-PCIe) bridge
card will allow a user to use their existing AGP-8x VGA card in a mainboard
designed for PCI-Express resulting in considerable savings in upgrade
expenditures.

Because the AGP 8x standard has been around for a while and continues to
provide more than adequate graphics performance, there still exists a large base
of users with very capable AGP 8x VGA cards. Until now consumers have been
hesitant to upgrade to a mainboard with the PCI-Express standard because it
would also mean having to purchase a new PCIe VGA card. With the ATOP card you
can now upgrade to a PCI-Express mainboard, continue to use your existing AGP-8x
card and worry about purchasing a new PCI-Express VGA card at a later time.
Your AGP-8x card simply piggybacks on the ATOP card’s AGP-8x slot located on the
top edge. The ATOP card is then plugged into the mainboard’s PCI-Express slot.
The only other installation requirements are replacing the bracket on the AGP-8x
card with an ATOP bracket and installing the appropriate driver.

The ATOP bridge is the perfect solution for cost conscious users caught in
the middle of the PCI-Express, AGP-8x transition. With the ATOP, you can have
the best of both worlds in addition to reducing expenditures and extending the
life of your original investments.