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will a pci express x1 card work in a pci ex x2 slot on my mobo.??

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  1. Achilles1600

    Achilles1600 New Member

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    ok i have a mobo with an open pci-express x2 slot iv googled some info and somebody said that pci-express x1 will work in anything from a x1 to a x16 am i right???
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    PCIE 2x? I didn't think there was a x2 slot. There's 1x, 4x, 8x, 16x.

    But at any rate, A PCIe 1x card will work in any of them.
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    yes it will.

    haha I was thinking the same thing wile
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    It exists. Its physically an x4, but the electrical bandwidth is only x2.
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    as no one answer the question :p, i will, YES IT WILL WORK
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    The first two posts both answered the question...
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    I run my PCI-E 1X Auzen X-Fi Forte sound card in one of my PCI-E x16 slots just fine, that's another nice thing about PCI-e, is the fact you can do that w/o issues. I know the question is answered, but here as proof it works just fine.

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    haha, sorry, only read the third post and i thought it was the first one xD
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    ok tanks guys it think i want to buy a asus xonar or x-fi titanium fatality.
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    Good to know. Never seen one personally, so I wasn't too sure.
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    just bought a xonar d2x if you want to wait i can tell you how it sounds..it shipped today shouldnt take more than 1-3 days to get here...it comes out of a warehouse a couple states away.
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    yeah its an oddball thing.

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