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Old 08-08-2006, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, ive got a friend thats got PCI slots and and a PCI-E x1 card slot, hes looking for a good graphics card and i need shipping to canada, hes willing to put the cash into a card so im wondering if anyone has seen a x1 card around.

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AGP would be faster...does he have any AGP slots?

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Old 08-08-2006, 08:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Regretfully he doesnt, be bought a dell and then bought a ATI Radeon X1900 XT, but his dell doesnt have enough power and i just realised he doesnt have the PCI-E x16 slot to use it, so hes returning it. He has 3 PCI slots and 1 PCI-E x1 slot, same with me except i only have 3 PCI slots which is leading me to make my own computer shortly as soon as i get payed. Will he have to upgrade his mobo to get a better card if there arent any PCI-E x1 slot cards around or that can preform higher?
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Old 08-08-2006, 08:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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This is the only PCI-E x1 card i've ever seen: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161017

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yeah, honestly just upgrade the motherboard. it'd be a bad investment to buy a PCI-E x1 card.
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Old 08-08-2006, 11:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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for sure, That would be a waste of 90 bucks.

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yeah for 90 bucks you can get a pretty good one, either agp version of pci-express one.
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Old 08-09-2006, 07:46 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Why do they even make PCIe x1 cards?


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For people who only have a x1 slot :|

Go fora new mobo and a new gfx card.
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Why do they even make PCIe x1 cards?
not for people like you . they do serve a purpose, mostly they are used in workstation pc's. i didn't look at the link but i'm guessing that was a Matrox card?

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