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Old 03-22-2007, 03:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an matx mobo so i have one pci-e slot and two standard pci slots but what really annoys me is this stupid little port. heres a picture of a similiar one (this isnt my mobo)

http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...cumtoto/4x.jpg

all i want to know is what this waste of a port is for and what does it do?

honestly i could have had 3 pci slots if that little blighter wasnt there

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That slot is either a PCI-e x1 or x4 slot. It is used for some graphic cards, sound cards, raid adaptors, network cards, and other types of cards. Anyway, you don't have to worry about it, because it's not commonly used.
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ok thanks
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that port is faster than the 3 pci's
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oh do you know ere you can get stuff which could be inserted in it?
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