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PCI .....PCIe

By jakers
Jun 26, 2006
  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 TS Rookie Posts: 766

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

    eazy_duz_em TS Rookie Posts: 102

    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: 1,967   +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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