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Old July 24, 2007, 01:34 PM
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jsut installed the 7900gt ****got it for 60 bucks lol *****anyway on with my problem on my board it says pci 1X and 16X is my card supose to plug into that port with sumthing jsut wondering people told me its for crossfire or sli mode but my board isnt sli...any help
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Old July 24, 2007, 01:46 PM
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You plug the card into the ORANGE slot.
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Old July 24, 2007, 02:17 PM
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You plug the card into the ORANGE slot.
i got that far i was wondering about the little slot above it the x16 or the x1 what are those for??
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Old July 24, 2007, 02:24 PM
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pci-e comes in 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x.

A lot of stuff is being made for 2x or 4x slots while most video cards are 16x. They say tho that right now even the largest video cards aren't saturating the 16x bus.

Some motherboards may come with a 1x pci-e above the first 16x slot for a audio card.
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Old July 24, 2007, 04:42 PM
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thats all and here i looked like a moron thanks tho thought the whole 292 members would laugh at me for asking that. i just build a new rig from a old pentium 4 1.5 overclocked to 1.7 . to a dual core and im jsut finishing up sum stuff rite now
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