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Pci or pci-e ?

By maleficum
Mar 2, 2010
  1. I`m sorry for being total newb but how can i know do i have pci or pci-e slot ?
    motherboard - c51-mcp51
    gigabyte technology

    i opened Windows Doctor,went to motherboard/smbios/system slots and there is 3 pci slots =[[[[[[ so i guess it is Pci not pci-e..is there any normal pci video cards ? =/=/=/
     
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    Have you tried accessing Gigabyte's website and finding the motherboard specs there? Yes, there are PCI video cards and NewEgg probably has a few.
     
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219   +157

  4. maleficum

    maleficum TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes i tried,but i didnt find much there =/
     
  5. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    You're not going to find a lot anywhere because PCI was phased out for AGP and that is being phased out by PCI-e. I have seen brand new boxed PCI video cards at Best Buy and Staples in recent months.

    I'm sure eBay has a few if you're willing to go that route.
     
  6. maleficum

    maleficum TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok,thanks for your comment :)

    OMG i opened case and found there PCIE_16 slot !!
    now i have question about which card 2 buy,cuz i have 400w ps
     
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