Pci-e x1 vs. pci-e x16

October 13, 2009 at 08:27:45
Specs: Windows XP
Real easy question that I am just not sure of, I have PCI Express x1 Port on my motherboard. Will a PCI-E x16 Video Card work in that port?

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#1
October 13, 2009 at 08:34:23
Simple answer: No.

Look at this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:P...

PCIe X1 has far fewer connections.


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#2
October 13, 2009 at 11:47:03
And in case you don't know what you're looking at, the slots in that pic are as follows:

PCIe x4
PCIe x16
PCIe x1
PCIe x16
standard PCI


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