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Old 09-09-2007, 11:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I found this image from Newegg describing the slots on the motherboard and such. Didn't realize there were two different kinds of graphic slot. What does these two mean?

PCIe x16, I know, but now there's a PCIe Graphics expansion slot???

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specialize for graphics cards?
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I thought it may be for some kind of physics card or something, but I don't know. I never heard of that slot before: Graphics card expansion slot. Strange.
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i think its made cuz its not meant for graphics card, like what corolla said and maybe a physx card, or something that required a lot of bandwidth
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look at the manual of the mobo
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well if i remember correctly from a long time ago.. before the 680i's were out.. it was for 3rd graphics card use... only it'll render the physics.. or something like that...
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