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Old 06-09-2011, 04:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Tyan server mother board with 6 PCI slots. There are 2 black ones, 1 small white one, and 3 big white ones. I wanted to know what the difference is between these 3 different PCI slots?

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The 2 black ones are PCIe most likely one is x16 and the other x4 or they both could be x16 for use with SLi or CrossFire Video Cards.

The small white one is PCIe x1 for use with some newer sound cards and other devices that now use that interface.

The other white ones are jut regular PCI slots. For use with any PCI card.

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Thank you, that helped alot!
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