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I want to buy a TV-Tuner card and the one I want is ...
9th April 2008, 05:10 PM #1
PCI-E 1x card in a PCI-E 8x or 16x slot?
Does anyone know if this will work?
I want to buy a TV-Tuner card and the one I want is a PCI-E 1x form factor, but it is quite long.
I have one PCI-E 1x slot on my motherboard, but the northbridge heatsink has a heatpipe coming out of it which would prevent the card from being seated properly.
So, can I use the PCI-E 1x based card in one of my free PCI-E 8x or 16x slots?
9th April 2008, 05:24 PM #2
Originally Posted by MrLudwig
Thanks to dhicks from:
MrLudwig (9th April 2008)
9th April 2008, 06:11 PM #3
Thanks David, much appreciated.
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