PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) is an element for connecting peripherals to computers based on the IBM PC architecture.

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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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PCI-X card controlled by VM

I have a PCI-X card which I would like to assign to one of my VM guests. I am using Ubuntu 10.10, with libvirt and kvm. Is there any way, of completely bypassing the host system, and routing all ...
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connection can-bus to pc with pci

Hi all I need answer if this is the same PCI as this On the second product it says PCI/104 and I am not sure if this metal layewr that needs to be outside will fit on this board? If not can you see ...
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What is the difference between 64-bit PCI slot and PCI-X slot?

I need to identify what kind of slots are available from my computer based on the shape of the slot. So far, I can easily tell the difference between 32-bit PCI and PCIe slots but I am having problem ...
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PCI Graphics Card prevents post

I bought a Quadro4 400 NVS (4 screen) PCI Graphics card many years ago and still works in every computer i try but not my new one. My new pc is a Intel Atom D525MW with 4GB of ram. As soon as i ...
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PCI Cards and Adapters on a laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adaptor that allows me to use a PCI card via a USB connection I recently purchased a Tascam PCI-822 from eBay. This is a PCI card with a TDIF interface that interfaces ...
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Is there a PCI card with a MIDI port?

Does anyone know of a PCI card that I could install in my desktop that would give me a MIDI port? Would it need to be a full sound card, or could it just be a dumb object? The distinction I'm making ...
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Adding more drives to motherboard with two SATA slots only?

Hardware n00b, building a freeNAS 8 box. Motherboard has 2 SATA slots: http://www.jetway.com.tw/jw/motherboard_view.asp?productid=309&proname=M26GT3-SVP All 3 PCI slots are empty. I have 3 more ...
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Installing another audio card for system sound recording

I need to record my screen. Everything works fine except I am getting bad quality sound (onboard sound card) in any screen recorder software. Installed newest drivers. I have tried everything. ...
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What does length, height and depth refer to on a PCI card?

A PCI card can have a length, height and depth. This diagram shows a 2D image of a full size PCI card: The length of a full size PCI card is given as 312mm. However what are the other dimensions? ...
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How do home computer buses electrically put data on the wire?

In particular I'd like to know what schemes PCI Express, PCI and ISA use at the physical layer.
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Is it possible to run four monitors using a dual head AGP card and a dual head PCI card?

This question isn't concerning the latest technology. It asks about hardware from around 2001-2003. I have a dual head Radeon 9800 AGP card running two monitors. I have a dual head PCI Radeon 9200. ...
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Using 4 monitors with 2 generic video cards… possible?

I'm thinking of setting up 4 monitors in a grid, using two video cards, one card to feed each pair of monitors through the card's two DVI ports. The most important requirement for me is to have the ...
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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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How to Tell Which Devices are in a PCI Slot

I am trying to figure out what devices are in my desktop computer's PCI slots. I need an open slot for installing a wireless adapter, and I cannot figure out which ones I can take out, and which ones ...
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Is there a 4 port graphics card with active cooling? [closed]

As I wrote in the question, does anybody know a PCI/PCI express graphics card for PC that has 4 ports and is actively cooled. If possible in half-height format (but that's not a must).
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Will USB Wireless Adaptor work better then PCI/PCIe adaptor?

Will a USB Wireless Adaptor work better then PCI/PCIe adapter? I'm going to buy a Wireless adapter for my desktop and I have Dlink wi-fi router already. In Market wireless adapters are in two form ...
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Adaptor that allows me to use a PCI card via a USB connection

Of course, I have a cool card from a desktop I'm retiring, that I'd like to be able to use from the laptop I've replaced it with. Laptop has no docking station. Best I can replace the card for is a ...
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How to force rescan of PCI bus (and reallocation of BARs) in Windows XP

I am developing hardware with a PCIe interface based on a FPGA. When I reprogram the FPGA, it looses its BAR settings (BAR0, BAR1, etc.). How can I force Windows to a) rescan the PCI (and therefore ...
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How to set up Nvidia 8800 GT with old Radeon 7000 (PCI) for triple monitors?

I have Windows 7 working perfectly well in a dual monitor setup, using the two outputs of my Nvidia 8800 GT. I want to add a third monitor, and I've acquired an old cheap Sapphire Radeon 7000 PCI ...
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Low-cost PCI Remote Management Adapter

I'm looking for a product similar to the Dell DRAC that can give low-level access to a PC from a remote location, i.e. access the BIOS, reboot the PC, etc. These are common in servers, but I have yet ...
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Run 10 sets of headphones from a pc via 10 separate channels

We have a PC application that runs on Windows 7 platform that is designed to play sound to up to 10 different MP3's to up to 10 separate sound cards (ie. 10 different inputs playing to 10 different ...
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Is it possible to put a PCI-X card in a PCI slot?

By this, I mean is it possible to put a PCI-X card in a PCI slot? I heard from someone (who deals with servers all the time) that this is the case, however I may have misheard. Also, the card DOES ...
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How is a 1GPBS 64-bit ethernet card different from a 32-bit one?

Given two ethernet cards as follows 1 GBPS 32-bit PCI 1 GPBS 64-bit PCI When both ethernet cards share the same 1GBPS rating, how are the additional 32-bits relevant? EDIT: Attached link to a ...
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How can I tell Windows or Linux to put a specific (PCI[e]) device into sleep/off (D3) state?

How can I tell Windows or Linux to power a specific device (e.g. USB controller, network card, video card) down, that is put it in the D3 state? From the very little I know about ACPI and such, the ...
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What do the different /proc/bus/pci/0x directories represent?

What do the different /proc/bus/pci/0x directories represent? Do they represent the different PCI/PCI-E sockets on a board? If I have one mini pci and 2 PCI-E sockets on my board, should I be seeing ...
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Prevent Windows 7 from changing PCI Command Register

I have a Compact PCI card in a PXI chassis; it has 2 BARs of memory which should be accessible via National Instruments NiVisa operations. I'm having trouble with Windows 7 changing the command ...
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ZFS NAS: PCI-e x1 SATA or built-in ICH10R?

I am planning to install Nexenta (or NexentaStor, I've not decided yet) to build a ZFS NAS out from the following machine: MB: Intel DG45FC Disks: 4x 2TB WD caviar green RAM: 2x 2GB of non-ECC ...
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“Error allocating I/O BAR for PCI device” when booting Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error allocating Mem BAR for PCI Device 0X/00/0. I have a Dell Optiplex 380. When I try to boot Windows 7 normally I get the following after the Windows loading screen: ...
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Throughput bottleneck of a SATA 1 RAID 1 array over PCI 5V

Introduction: I'm giving a new life to an old box and I plan on running a Linux server that will handle general file duties with redundancy. The MB doesn't come with more than 2 SATA 1 ports and they ...
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Is my computer compatible with this graphics card [closed]

I'm not too knowledgable with hardware and want to buy a new cheap graphics card... its PCI express 2.1 the link: ...
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Plugging in a GPU into a PCI slot via a PCI-e to PCI converter: is it possible?

First of all, this is for a GPGPU project so I only need a very small amount of bandwidth. The bandwidth for PCI and PCI-e 1x slots are several orders of magnitude more than I need. Some people have ...
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Radeon PCI card in Windows 7

I'm looking to add a third display to my Windows 7 machine. The main GPU is a Radeon HD3600 PCIe board, and it does fine for the two displays available. I only have one PCIe slot, so I'm trying to ...
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Where can I find specifications of my ethernet card?

As the title says, I've got an ethernet card but not enough specs information. I have tried looking in Device Manager -> Properties but no dice. Google searches haven't revealed much. The card is ...
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Windows commandline utility to get PCI Bus connected devices information? [closed]

I want a command for the Windows commandline which shows all PCI BUS connected Devices information like , LSPCI command does in LINUX . Can I use WMIC TOOL in XP to get that info . If so ...
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Can a PCI Graphics card, and AGP be used together?

The question pretty much says it all. I use an old 845GBV board ( to-date reliant upon the integrated graphics processor ). All slots on the board are unused. Lately I've been thinking in terms ...
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Questions concerning PCI-E 2.1 vs. 2.0

My older PC's video card just kicked the bucket and has been BSODing. It has a PCI-E x16 slot. Newegg has video cards that are PCI-E x16, 2.0, 2.1, etc. The slot on my ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard is ...
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PCI IDE Controller

I have a suspicion that the onboard IDE controllers may not be working. Every disk I use to setup this machine reports as damaged (using a win xp installation to test, since it gets to partition setup ...
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Block diagram containing computer buses,motherboard

I am trying to understand computer architecture. In particular: - Physical view i.e. what all is packed inside the motherboard and what all outside - Conceptual view. how processor,memory,peripherals ...
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Making Low Profile PCI Card

I have a PCI Card that can fit into a MicroATX case if the bracket was cut to a low profile size. Is there a way to cut the metal of the PCI card cleanly and will I have any issues such as grounding ...
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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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Recommended USB 3.0 PCI/PCIX adapter for older Dell

Can anyone recommend a USB 3.0 adapter for my older Dell server? It does not have PCI express (PCIe) so I was looking for PCI or PCIX. I have been burned in the past installing "desktop" class ...
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I need a wireless network card for my stationary computer

Going to move my stationary computer and hook it up to the TV. Which is far away from the wireless router. So i'm going to need a way to go on the Internet wirelessly from my stationary computer. I ...
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What exactly is a PCI-ISA card?

So I got my brand new laptop in for repair, the second time already. They first replaced the system board and returned it to me... Still not working... Now it's been brought in for a second time and ...
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SATA Card/RAID Controller - Covering Both Economically

I have been researching RAID (specifically RAID 5) for the last couple weeks. I have seen arguments for both sides, whether to use it, whether to use software versus hardware, and some arguments in ...
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PCI Type II Interface is what, exactly?

I have a D-Link Rangebooster N 650 Desktop (wireless) Adapter (M No. DWA-547) sitting on my desk. It says it uses a PCI Type II Interface. I'm wondering what exactly this is? Is it the old school PCI ...
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Choosing the right TV tuner - USB or PCI TV tuners, hardware/software, DVB? Hybrid/combo/analog?

Greetings, I'll start with some background information so you know what I'm trying to accomplish and then get to my question. I work at a Television station in the US and we are working on setting up ...
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Two+ Monitors with 2 video cards in Windows 7

In windows xp I use to be able to have three monitors, two running off my PCIe and 1 running of a PCI card. Since then I have upgraded to windows 7 and can only get one card to be enabled (one or the ...
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Can I use two of the same type of PCI Sound Cards in one computer?

I recently purchased two Rocketfish 5.1 PCI Sound Cards from Best Buy. These are going to be used for audio production and radio broadcasting, so one card can handle live audio, the other can handle ...
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Can two Identical devices be present on the same bus in any PCI Topology

As per the PCI standard, devices are identified on the basis of Vendor Id, Device Id and the bus no. All devices of same type have identical vendor id and device id. If I put two such devices on the ...