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Old 07-13-2006, 09:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone tell me how to find out if my PC has this:

"PCI Express based PC with one x16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard."

Can I find out using something in Control Panel?

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Use my guide on finding out what hardware you have at the top of this forum After reading that, you should have no problem finding that out!
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Use cpu-z to find mobo model and look it up to see if it supports it.
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simple man pci express are the same size as regular pci slots but indifferent color see how simple it is.
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simple man pci express are the same size as regular pci slots but indifferent color see how simple it is.
AGP looks very simular to PCI as well and is a different color, do what Elbatrop1 said and follow the guide. get the motherboard specs and look it up.
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are you nuts, agp is not the same size as regular pci slots and pci express or even close to it, it's longer, it's simply longer. they can be easily recognized. still uncertain what you have? use a ruler and measure the size of the regular pci and compare to the video card slot if it's the same to the video card slot then it's pci express if it's longer than it's agp. see how easy it is. come on people do you really need to read some guide in order to disdinguish what slot you have.
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are you nuts, agp is not the same size as regular pci slots and pci express or even close to it, it's longer, it's simply longer. they can be easily recognized. still uncertain what you have? use a ruler and measure the size of the regular pci and compare to the video card slot if it's the same to the video card slot then it's pci express if it's longer than it's agp. see how easy it is. come on people do you really need to read some guide in order to disdinguish what slot you have.
Why not find out what slot you have without having to open your case? My guide actually describes how.
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are you nuts, agp is not the same size as regular pci slots and pci express or even close to it, it's longer, it's simply longer. they can be easily recognized. still uncertain what you have? use a ruler and measure the size of the regular pci and compare to the video card slot if it's the same to the video card slot then it's pci express if it's longer than it's agp. see how easy it is. come on people do you really need to read some guide in order to disdinguish what slot you have.
You must be thinking of an agp pro slot, They are both a little longer.

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