pci 16x vs pci-e 1x

August 29, 2010 at 12:00:44
Specs: Windows XP
hi, i am looking to upgrade my graphics from onboard graphics. i have 2 pci 16x slots and a pci express 1x slot and am wondering which of these is more effective for playing games through?

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August 29, 2010 at 12:27:49
You mean you have 2 pci-e 16x slots. Those slots are normally used for video cards.

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August 30, 2010 at 07:43:31
List the system specs including psu specs (+3.3v, +5v, +12v). How much are u willing to spend on a new v-card?

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August 30, 2010 at 08:30:50
PCIe rating has the "x" 1st...x1, x4, x8, x16. The higher the number, the greater the bandwidth capacity. Although there are PCIe x1 video cards, they are few in number & very expensive when compared to their x16 counterparts. You should be looking at PCIe x16 cards:

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