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Old August 12, 2008, 01:08 PM
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I have a Geforce 7050M-M motherboard and am planning on getting a BFG geforce 8800GT OC2.

Ive heard all about the horrors of the PCi-e Version 1.0, 1.0a, 2.0 and so on,
my question is will it work on my board, it says its fully backward compatable with all PCI-e version, but i aint got a clue which version it is lol and if thats a lie or not lol...

any help would be IMMENSE :) pllleasssee
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Old August 12, 2008, 01:13 PM
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It will work.
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Old August 12, 2008, 01:14 PM
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how do u know :P...
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Old August 12, 2008, 01:21 PM
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System requirements:
> PCI Express-compliant motherboard with one vacant PCI Express x16 slot

Any PCI-E version will do, as long as your mobo has a PCI-E x16 electrical slot.
If you post your mobo make and model, someone can check that for you.
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Old August 12, 2008, 01:26 PM
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urmmm it is a ECS Elitegroup Geforce 7050M-M
running with a nForce430 chipset apparently lol
gotta intergrated geforce 6100pm-m2...
and in the manual it says geforce 7050PV/geforce 7025

Urm hope that helps find an awnser :) cheers.
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Old August 12, 2008, 01:31 PM
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Google is your friend. :)

Right column, towards bottom.

ECS Web Site
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urmm ok thats gd and all :P "Delivers up to a 4x increase in graphics and 2x I/O bandwidth for smooth multimedia performance"still dnt tell me what PCI-E version it is ...or am i missing something :PSorry im someone who came from the AGPx4 age :(
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Old August 12, 2008, 02:34 PM
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The BFG 8800GT OC2 specifications say it will work in ANY version PCI-E x16 slot. You have a PCI-E x16 slot in your mobo. It will work. You're overthinking this. That graphics card is NOT capable of saturating the bandwidth of ANY version of a PCI-E x16 slot.

Plug it in, be amazed at your new graphics.
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Cheers :) Shall see what happens, ill feed back to let you know what happens lol

Many Thanks

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