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Will a PCI Universal card work in a PCI-E X16 slot?

I have a will a PCI Universal card but not slot. Will it work in a PCI-E X16 slot?
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2answers
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Is PCI x16 and PCI Express 2.1 same?

My Motherboard is Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2. It is written that PCI slots are 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 1 x PCI Express x1 slot 2 x PCI slots And I see one Graphic Card which is of ...
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1answer
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Will mPCI cards work in a PCI slot?

I have a really old computer that I'm turning into a pfsense router. I'd like to add wireless support. The pfsense docs suggested I get a card like this one. Will this mPCI card work in my old ...
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0answers
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Graphics card compatible with my motherboard's PCIe capabilities [closed]

I'm working on segmentation of 3D volume images on CUDA, and I want an Nvidia graphics card with Computer Capability over 2.0 and 2 GB of memory. I currently own a 9400 GT with Compute Capability 1.1 ...
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1answer
52 views

Does adding an adapter to “convert” ports slow down the transfer rate?

I want to add an eSATA port and am looking at Internal SATA to eSATA II External and PCI controller to eSATA. Are these solutions slower than if the motherboard has eSATA (or any other port for that ...
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1answer
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What kind of PCI slot is this and what video card can I use?

I tried an AGP card, but it was a little too small. So what PCI slot is this? Can I get a graphics card that fits there that does not need a power supply? Would one of these work? ...
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0answers
553 views

Dual monitor setup using onboard VGA and PCI VGA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use an onboard and pci vga simultaneously? How can I enable onboard graphics AND dedicated card simultaneously? I recently added a video card to my computer ...
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2answers
800 views

PCI-E x4 component in a x16 slot?

I am currently using this motherboard (http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/230607/ASUS/Rampage_III_Formula/) which has 3 x16 PCI-E slots. I am running my computer in SLI with my two vid cards, and I ...
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1answer
794 views

Realtek/Intel NIC transfer speed

I have just purchased a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard, and it has dual Realtek RTL8111D gigabit LAN ports. I also have an Intel PRO/1000 MT PCI gigabit network card lying around from an old ...
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2answers
171 views

USB 2.0 Options for board with USB 1.1

I have a QDI Superb 4 board which by default supports USB 1.1. However, I want it to support USB 2.0. How can I go about doing this? I know there are PCI expansion cards with USB 2.0 and there are ...
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5answers
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Can I use an onboard and pci vga simultaneously?

I have an old machine I'd like to get running with dual monitors. The pci vga only has only 1 output port. However, I have another output via the onboard video card. Can I leverage both video cards to ...