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Old 08-21-2005, 12:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default detecting PCI slot avaliability

ok, i have a dimention 2400, and am thinking bout adding a pci video card...sigh no agp, anyhoo, is there any way to tell if i have an avaliable pci slot outta of my 3 slots avaliable w/out taking off the lid (and unplugging/replugging everything, not to mention identifying hte right part of hte computer)???



what aspecs of the video card should i look for to make sure it's fully compatible with my system?


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Old 08-21-2005, 12:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well im not sure of a way to find that out it really is easy to open it up and take a look. And most video cards are compatible with every system as long as you match PCI card to PCI slot and AGP card to AGP slot ext.

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Old 08-21-2005, 01:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok thanks, i just thought i might be able to look at some hardware settings and get the info from there.
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