PCI .....PCIe

By jakers
Jun 26, 2006
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  1. This might be a dumb question but will and PCIe video card work in a PCI slot?
    Thanks for the help
  2. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,058

    Nope, it will only work in a PCI-e slot.
  3. eazy_duz_em

    eazy_duz_em Newcomer, in training Posts: 170

    oh and maybe another dumb question is there a pcie to PCI(vice-versa) adapter created or..will it be?(probably not)
  4. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Hi Jakers and Welcome to Techspot!

    There isn`t an adapter to convert PCI-E to PCI or viceversa. PCI is very slow (133MB/s) compared to PCI-E (4GB/s).
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