I would like to refer you to page 3 of this PDF document:
Although your machine physically has an AGP slot it has been disabled and cannot be used.
IBM Personal Computing Division
Dear CustomerOK - thankyou. I was under the impresion that the 8198, and 8199 use the same board (because they use the same BIOS). These machines have their AGP slots enabled, as far as I know.
Thank you for your email.
I have checked with Level 2 and
the Thinkcentre models that have
the same system board as the 8191
all have the AGP slot disabled.
You would need to check with Sales
to find out what machines have an
enabled AGP slot. There are so
many machines on the market that
you would be quicker to get them
to check this for you. As we do
not have access to the presales
As IBM's litrature specified that the machine had an AGP slot - I did not enquire directly from Insight:
I also asked why are they are
disabled and Level 2 do not have
an answer to this. There is no way
of them having an answer on this.
If you purchased this from Insight
this should have been pointed out
to you before the PCs were purchased.
I also check to find out if thereOK - can you tell me if an "ADD" solution will work?
was anyway to get around this
problem or if there was an added
solution to this and unfortunately