ok the lady I got this comp from says the comp the video card its reading now is not as good as the one in the PCI slot so Im wondering how do I make it so it reads the PCI slot
The AGP vid card though comes out with a Adaptor to make it so you can plug in moniters
Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
and no there is no plug that goes into the PCI slot
I hope this is understanable
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Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
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That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?
Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
yah just a question, and if so give me a price range please for a pci
You can't add a slot to a motherboard.
How old is this computer that it doesn't have a PCI slot? Those have been around for quite a while. Are you sure it doesn't have one? Even AGP is not new technology.
EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.
I have a AMD Dual slot video card on my Asus M A X-Evo Motherboard It is installed in the first x slot and I also have a PCI-e x XF-I Titanium Sound card The problem I am having is that one of the x slots is covered by the video card and the nd one is open but right smack below the Video card My Video card is the Sapphire slot Question PCI-e dual below slot card video about GHz Edition non OC Attached is a picture of what I am trying to explain My other question is Will this cause issues since one of the GPU fans is semi covered Its it recommended Last question If I move this to one of the x slots below on my motherboard will it cause my x PCI-E slot to slow down Thanks ahead of time for any help you can provide Computer Specs - Asus M A x-Evo Motherboard AM AMD FX Core Ghz Sapphire AMD Radeon GHz Edition GB GB DDR Kingston HyperX memory x GB GB WD Black Edtion SATA HD TB WD Black Edtion SATA HD Sound Blaster XF-I Titanium PCI-E x Sound Card Thremaltake Bronze PS Smart Series DVDRW SATA DVD-ROM SATA nbsp
My opinion ...
Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.
The motherboard has onboard sound (Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
im farly new to computers so bare with me. i just bought a new Radeon 9600 SE AGP card to replace my Geforce Fx 5200 PCI card(manly to play BF2). well i uninstalled my old card and put in my new card. whats weird is that the monitor never turns on it just stays in stand by in boot up. i made sure the card was in locked down. i know i have anothe power supply.
i dont really know what my mother bord is besides its chipset wich is VIA.
also when i go to Device Manager under system devices an AGP slot does not appear. what am i doing wrong? i dont have the money to get a new motherbord or card. anyone able to help?
Did you uninstall the old video driver and install the new one?
Ok this has been my problems for one year now.I put my sd card in my sd card slot lol,and the green light comes on but my removable disk doesnt show.Now i've looked everywhere for a update on it or the firmware and found notta..i have a cheap Hp Pavilion
a6203w can someone help me
I removed my memory card before ejecting it. Now my memory card slot doesn't work at all. I have done it before and got help on fixing but I can't remember how I did it. It is a readable card and I have tried several different ones so it's not a issue with card itself. The computer doesn't even see I am putting it in. Please help I do a lot of photo's and it's annoying to have find the computer plug everytime I need to get the pictures off.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Memory-card-slot-not-reading/td-p/5789311
I am using an HP Pavilion dv with XP service pack Not SD Cards Slot Card Reading When I try to put an SD card in the slot the light that recognizes a card is in flashes for about half a second but doesn't stay on and XP does not detect any card in the slot I tried putting the card in slowly SD Card Slot Not Reading Cards and I found the light flips on intermittently as the card is being inserted I eventually managed to find a position where the card is about half way in and the light will stay on - but when I did this the computer froze until I moved the card and the light turned off During no time did the computer ever make the noise that it detected hardware The last time I have tried as I pulled the card out I got the hardware inserted noise and the hardware removed noise immediately after I tried to build on this progress but it was to no avail What is going on and how can I fix it I used this laptop a few years ago and the card reader worked back then The OS is fully updated and according to device manager the SD slot driver is up to date as well
did you try the card in another computer?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/sd-card-slot-not-reading-cards-734305.html
i need to know which know which graphic card will fit for my computer. Ie i want to know which type: DDR ,DDR1 or ddr2 i bought my computer in 2007, but thats not enough to tell.
so please let me know how do i know which pci slot i have?
The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.
You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.
Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?
This is the strangest thing I've seen in the past years of using computers I have an Acer Aspire - laptop that came with windows but I'm very picky and I wanted Windows xp back so I went onto Acer's website and won't mouse USB slot USB first other in works any slot, in only work but USB downloaded all of the windows xp drivers and then formatted the laptop to Windows XP with intergrated Service Pack The computer works just fine except for one very strange oddity - the USB mouse I'm using only works when plugged into the first USB slot it will refuse to work in the other USB slots I'm using a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer USB which is my favorite mouse and I USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot have of them at home When I was formatting the laptop USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot I had the mouse plugged into the first USB slot and now that is the ONLY slot it will work in If I plug it into the other usb slots the red laser will come on which means it's getting power but it will not move the cursor and clicking either of the mouse buttons won't do anything When I have the Device Manager open and I plug the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer mouse into the first USB slot the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will appear in BOTH the 'Human Interface Devices' tab and also the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab However when plugging the mouse into the other usb slots the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will only appear in the 'Human Interface Devices' but NOT the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab I could just go about my business using the first usb slot for the mouse but this little strange problem is pissing me off hugely as I might want to switch the mouse to another USB slot based on how I have the laptop positioned on a desk or other surface I should also note that the 'Human Interface Devices' tab has a 'HID compliant device' entry in it that isn't present on my desktop computer and my mouse works on any of the usb slots on my desktop computer I wonder if this is the problem I tried disabling this entry but it doesn't help any A final point to note is that I have many other usb devices such as flash memory sticks camera card readers external harddrives gps devices and they all work perfectly fine no matter which usb slot they are plugged into Very strange indeed Is there anyway to make my mouse work in any of the other USB slots
I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.
First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.
Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?
i have had trouble with my computer after cleaning it (can of compressed air) it would boot to log in screen then go black on the monitor or it would blue screen and restart.
after figuring out it was a RAM problem i tried another stick of RAM but same problem so i guess its the actual slot it goes into, i only have 2 on my motherboard lucky one of them is working still.
has anyone had this problem or know of a way to fix it, i am wondering if some of the canned air/gas became a liquid from spraying to close and got in it.
any help would be appreciated thanks.
ok so i have been looking into my problem more, when booting i press tab to show the POST?? or somthing and it says that 1 of the RAMs wouldnt/couldnt R/W (read write?? i dont know)
then i get the screen saying that windows has had hardware changes and asking to how i want to start windows (normal, safe mode, etc) i have tried all but it just restarts.
now its only with 1 of the 2 dimm slots this happens and i have tried differend RAM in there but only the 1 slot works
any help would be appreciated
i saw this computer it pretty good not to mention no payments for a year, but the only thing is i dont know if it has an agp slot it has a pretty shi**y graphics card so i was planning on upgrading to an at 9600xt, but i dont know if it has an agp slot. if you find out does it have 4x or 8x, if it has 4x will i get the full experience with the 9600xt or will it hold it back because of the 4x. and one last thing, what is the power supply because i need at least 300+ to run that video card.
They shouldn t make it so easy to refomat your SD card while it s in the camera but it happened It s a Canon Powershot SD IS Now I know all about Windows Not SD slot card reading Solved: in SD 7 recovering things that are Solved: Windows 7 Not reading SD card in SD slot lost but I seem to have run into a bit of a roadbump here The SD card does not show up when I plug it into my card reader Okay fine so I decided to put the card back into the camera and plug it in VIA USB to run Recuva on it via that way - sadly the only thing that shows up is quot Portable Media Device quot and Recuva can t see that because it doesn t have a drive letter assigned to it BUT it doesn t show up in Disk Management EITHER Now the SD slot works with my SDHC GB card just fine works fine with my MicroSD adapter with Solved: Windows 7 Not reading SD card in SD slot my GB microSD card but for some reason since this card was formatted in the camera it just doesn t want to show up under the explorer at all Anyone have any ideas on how to Get this card to show up in explorer and then Get all my pictures back nbsp
Hi guys i have a problem I switched my Soundblaster X-FI Titanium from its PCI-E x slot to the last PCI-E Slot on my Motherboard which is a PCI-E Slot anymore after PCI-E switch work dont Soundblaster x which can according to literature operate in X or X Mode Slot on the ASUS Z Pro The Lowest Slot before it was in the nd from the bottom The reason I did that is because I want to add Soundblaster dont work anymore after switch PCI-E Slot another Soundcard which otherwise Soundblaster dont work anymore after switch PCI-E Slot would be too close to my GEFORCE GTX and would compromise the airflow So as I said I switched the Slots Now I have problem making it work Does it mean I have to reinstall the Creative Drivers again Because some of the Applications like the Konsole Starter and Creative Sound Panel etc wouldn't recognize the card at the new PCI-E slot anymore I could still listen to music when I choose the Soundcard in my Media Player now marked -Creative Soundblaster instead of formerly just Creative Soundblaster Is that a general problem that was to be expected or is something else going wrong here Any help is appreciated Thank you Wolfseye
I reinstalled all Drivers etc from the Soundblaster Titanium. I can now choose the Card in Players such as Winamp or AIMP3 and enjoy the sound on my 5.1 Headphones. However, using it for any other Systemsound like the Browser with Youtube, i will only hear Bass Sounds in my Headphones. In settings from Creative, where I can choose the Bass Boost (Crossover Frequency), when having Systemsounds like in a Browser, when I have that activated (as I said) i only head Bass sounds. When I disable Bass boost (Crossover Frequency), i hear nothing. But when I click it again, for a millisecond I hear the normal sound again. But only for a millisecond.
Whats that issue ? Just because I switched the PCI-E slots for the card ? Really need help ! Thanks in advance.
I am Using Dell Inspiron N5010. Can I Use Only Single Module 8GB RAM in Single Slot (With One Empty Slot)http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19983715
Is this a kensignton slot? Where I can attach a little security cable...
"found on 99% of laptops"
Looks like it to me
Wikipedia has a picture of a Kensington lock slot on the side of Apple Powerbook laptop, and of the business end of the lock cable
Basicaly iv'e run out of PCI slot.
So im left with a choice.
Either Sacrifice a PCI card and start buying USB hubs an devices
Or find a way to convert this lovley empty AGP slot into a PCI slot.
The question is can it be done?
Gie me a simple YES, NO or ITS REALY HARD AND EXPENSIVE answer please
I have spent hours attempting to fix problem but could not sign in as administrator. I thought I should see what you suggest.
Base K Memory Failure Hi there This is my first post on TechSpot I hope that I can offer some good advice as well as request it Right now though I am in a spot of bother Today I went to a clients house to fix his computer Everything was fine I just had to install a new ram So ahead I went but the card would not fit so I forced it a little Later I realised I had forced a SDR Ram into A DDR Slot Not good I know Then I took it out so that I was back to the original configuration Now the computer won t even boot onto the A Drive or even get as far as display the BIOS It just keep emitting a beep noise Arrrgggghhhh My questions is would the above result in a fried motherboard or a fried ram card I was going to buy a new DDR tommorrow and hopefully just swap it over but I can t think of any logical reason that the existing one won t work Any or all info on the subject would be appreciated Thanks in advance djdj nbsp
Since you say you forced it into the slot, you might have created small cracks in the mobo which may be the reason for the problem...
Or you might have fried the board as you say.
Either of those will result in a dead board.
But you might be lucky. Try taking out every card, cable & al from the mobo, then reseat the mobo in the case, and try to boot with as few components installed as possible (ie. cpu, vid.card and ram). And try switching the slots the ram is in...
My boss has a computer that has a 4x APG slot . I have an 8x graphics card I was going to give him but I'm unsure if it will work not being a hardware guy...
Can someone tell me what this slot is for. It's on the back of my HP nx9010 Laptop
Here is a link to the service manual....you have to download the three parts, one at a time...click on 0 then 1 then 2 ...you end up with 3 rar files...Hope you know what to do with then ...if not google or ask
Pg 79 of the manual mentions something about a mini pci card ...Do you have wireless lan ?? If you don't this is where it would go....
OOPS forgot the link http://fileshare.eshop.bg/download.php?fileid=9133
I have an inexpensive motherboard that is about 1.5 years old that the AGP slot has gone bad in. When I say gone bad, it's that the contacts in the slot have widened out and no longer works. I know that this is the problem because if you are lucky enough to actually get it to work, then slightly move the card, it goes dead. My question is if I buy a PCI video card will that work? I have three open PCI slots. This is all due to financial reasons. I can buy another motherboard, but then I'd have to buy another power supply because this one is a 20 pin and almost all of them nowadays are 24 pin. The computer is only used for going online and nothing more. It's my parent's computer. So do you think a PCI video card would work? Thanks in advance...
Yep, it will work. The only catch might be you'd have to set your BIOS for a PCI video card rather than AGP, but it should even autodetect. Hopefully you are correct that it is just a widened slot, in my expierence if something on a motherboard dies, other things are going to follow.
I'm buying a VC-11 MB that has a CNR slot at the bottom. Why? What's the great catch with this. It already has onboard LAN: Realtek RTL8100L 10/100Mbps LAN. What's ya'll's take on that?
CNR's can be for modems as well. There is probably one that comes with the board. Kind of an outmoded connector before they even put the thing on the market.
Hi im new into Computer hardware and i want to know if a PCI slot is different to a PCI Express x16 slot.
PCI and PCI Express are completely different things and the slots are different too.
The light under the DVD slot on my pc blinks constantly when the slot is closed. If I open the slot the light goes out. There is nothing in the DVD slot...Can you help?
Does it make a noise as well? Just that it could just be something to do with the drive...not a big problem surely?
Sorry-this isn't really any kind of help but on our main desktop the drives are crazy...but they work so it's not really a problem
Ok, I'm thinking about buying this (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Veng.../dp/B008E3M4TU) for my PC, I have already got both the blue slots filled. So which one do I put my new slot in to? 1,2,3 or 4 (2 and 4 are available)
My MotherBoard Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP Motherboard [GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP] - $95.00 : PC Case Gear
Thanks for the help!
Hello RvB Mate it should tell you in the users manual as a general rule and I stand to be corrected it is usually the slot nearest the CPU for stick 1 (slot 1) of 2 sticks and slot 3 for the second stick. But my Asus Z77 (slots 2 and 4) is the opposite so check your manual - or Gigabyte if you can get any sense out of them.http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/290612-new-ram-slot.html
I have reason to believe that my agp slot went bad but i could be wrong. I was just wondering if AGP slot go bad
A Friend Of mine recently brought a $135AUS 3d card only to find he does not have an AGP slot. However on the motherboard there are the pin holes for one and two screw holes to screw one in. Is it possible to install and AGP slot in there?
Can an AGP slot be added?
Intel Pentium 4 2.0a GHz
256mb pc2100 ddr sd ram
Windows XP Professional version 2002
Intel extreme graphics card 64mb(Upgrading to GeForce FX 5200 128mb ddr with AGP 8x this weekend)
Guys I need help urgently and fast. I want to know how to check my AGP slots speed before I get the GeForce. Is there a way to do that when there’s nothing in the slot?
Some Please help me.
i have a soyo 5ema+ m/b and an amd k6 III/333
my diognostics program says there is a agp bus but it isnt enabled, the card is in the agp slot
HOW DO I GET IT ENABLED????????
i have a 4x agp graphics card, what i want to know is, will my 4x agp graphics card work in an 8x agp slot?
Normaly yes, but to be sure you can always check the documentation that came with the card. It mentions the kind of Agp slots that are supported.
But you can be as good as 100% sure that it will fit
Hello, Can someone tell me if this two models have additional M.2 slot for SSD drive?-E5-772-35WV-E5-772G-57F1 Regards,Peter
These models don't have M2 according to this list:http://www.mydigitaldiscount.com/msata-ssd-compatability-list-p11.html#laptopshttp://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/E5-772-and-M-2-slot/td-p/443924/jump-to/first-unread-message
Been quite some time since I wrote last to you and I hope I have this in the correct place.
This is what happened to me this morning. I was going to put my Windows 98 cd-rom in the slot (and did) but I'd forgotten I had one in there, so I shut the door and it started whirring and wheezing and then it just stopped making noise, so I guess the cd-rom is someplace in my computer.
Can someone tell me what to do? Please remember that I'm an ol' grandma and don't know about the "insides" of the computer but my hubby tried to see if we could find it and took the cover off the case; couldn't see it. Do you think it's somewhere in where the slot is? I opened the door and didn't see anything.
Would be grateful for any help.
Thanks so much,
my new mobo has an ISA slot. It does not line up with any of the knockouts on the back of the panel like the PCI slots do. What are ISA slots used for. IS it old technology?
BIOSProperty Value have an slot? i Agp Do BIOS Version PTLTD - Version PhoenixBIOS Release Ver PARTTBL BIOS Date BIOS Vendor Phoenix Version Release BIOS Size KB Characteristics - supports booting from ATAPI ZIP drive - supports booting from LS- - supports AGP - supports legacy USB - Do i have an Agp slot? supports ACPI - Multi Do i have an Agp slot? Processor supported by BIOS - supports INT printer services - supports INT serial services - supports INT and keyboard services - supports INT print-screen - supports INT -inch M floppy services - supports INT -inch K floppy services - supports INT -inch M floppy services - supports INT -inch K floppy services - supports Enhanced Disk Drive specification - supports selectable boot - supports booting from CD-ROM - ESCD support is available - allows BIOS shadowing - upgradeable Flash BIOS - supports APM - supports Plug-and-Play - supports PCI DMI Version F D MotherBoard Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Model Dublin Version Serial Number xxxxxxxxxxxx Chipset Vendor Intel Corporation Chipset Model Brookdale Host-Hub Interface Bridge A -step South Bridge BA ICH LPC Interface Controller CPU Intel Pentium Cpu Socket Socket WMT NWD Processor Upgrade Slot Max CPU Speed MHz System Slots PCI OnBoard devices Sound Disabled CS Memory Summary Location System board or motherboard Maximum Capacity MBytes Memory Slots Error Correction None Use System memory Warning Accuracy of DMI data cannot be guaranteed Please tell me Ty nbsp
Hi I bought a graphics card that I was pretty sure that is compatible with my pc.
Here is a link for the graphics card :
It says it requires a PCI 2.1 Slot and I know that PCI 2.1 slots came out in 1995.. My pc is a 2005, model D300a Insignia. So I'm wondering if it has a PCI 2.1 slot and if it does how do I make my card work?
What I did as my first step was
-I installed it
-Went to BIOS
-Changed the integrated to PCI.
Not exactly sure what slots your motherboard has, but you should be fine as long as it has a PCI 2.0 slot. You may not get the max speed from the card, but it should operate.
If your having issues with the card aside from that, your power supply is most likely to weak to support it or you have an outdated driver. I'd first update the driver (cause that's free) and if it still does not work, I'd suspect the power supply is the problem.
what is an AMR Slot and will win 98se recognize a motherboard with one?
AMR is a special modem slot, it takes an AMR Modem. This is a special type of modem which only fits in this type of slot. It is the only type of card the AMR slot uses. Windows will see it.
I'm about to buy the ABIT AT7-MAX2 in order to start playing with overclocking world (and probably caused severe dents in my pocket at the same time as things go overtemp ))
The new mobo has an 8x AGP slot. I have a GF4Ti4600. Am I right to assume that the 8x slot won't make an ounce of difference to the overall performance due to the fact the card was designed with 4x in mind?
Does anyone know if ABIT's allow the locking of the PCI/AGP frequencies?
Anyone know the safezone for a XP2000 processor?
Happy new year!
Could someone tell me what a PCI-e 1x slot is, and what it can be used for? Thanks.
How do I determine what PCI slot I have 2.0 or 2.1? My computer is about 3 years old and is running Windows XP. Its a Dell if that helps.
Thanks in advance...
I suggest you look in the manual. If you don't have one, get one from Dell's web site.
I've bought a Lenovo ideapad y700 15isk it comes only with a 1tb hdd,no M.2 sdd or the standard sddI've got two questions1- I know that I can replace the 1tb with an ssd but what options do I have and what models are compatible?2- the more important question, what about the m.2 ssd do I have a slot for it in my laptop because I've read in forum that the 1tb hdd model lacks it?a help with a reply would be much appreciated.Thank you in forward.
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As you can see i just found the speed to be only 2x. I was planning on buying either a Radeon 9200 256mb , MSI GeForce4 MX440 (MS-8860) 128MB or a RADEON 9600SE 128mb . Which is the best deal for my small budget frame from the 3 above? Also if i happend to buy a Radeon 9800pro in the future will the 2x AGP slot be slowing the card down, therefore making it pointless to buy such an expensive card? Thanks to all in advance.
You wouldn't get the full wallop of a top end card so I think you would be wasting your money. Change your motherboard first. I would think if you have only a 2x agp it might be time to just build a new machine. Post the rest of your specs and someone will let you know what time it is.
Basically I m a compete tard but I lusted for power and put a MB RAM module in my Dell Dimension XPS T in which each slot can only handle up to MB Upon starting the computer I got an error message that only happened once so I a 512 RAM slot 256 in can t tell you what it was I continued on and I got as far as the Windows XP loading logo As soon as it disappeared I got a flash of a blue screen no more 512 RAM in a 256 slot than half a second maybe the BSOD then my harddrive stopped spinning and the computer restarted I ve since tried cutting back to 512 RAM in a 256 slot the original MB module and restarting but with the exact same results Safe mode and Last known good configuration do not work It s an off the shelf Dell Dimension XPS t that my Dad bought when it was new I haven t got the specs I throw myself on the mercy of the court nbsp
you might try resetting the bios
I just bought a new computer from DELL a few weeks ago. Decided that I needed to upgrade the video card.... but now I see that there is no agp slot. Is there anything I can do, or am I just stuck with the onboard graphics?
after much debate with myself i finally made the purchase and installed it day really didnt want to shell out the money for it but greed i think made me do it the reason i am here posting today is 1.0 slot 2.0) in pci-e GTX 280 (not not to ask for help but to give some information for others that may need it my motherboard does not have pci-e slot you can see what it is in my specs above in the link it has the pci-e x yes these cards are backwards compatible with this slot as noted on the box and on sites with info about these cards i just wanted to say it runs just fine in my setup with no overclocks on my cpu or my new gtx out of the box dmark score k so if anyone was wondering how it ran when not socketed into a board slot and in the board slot i have to say it runs pretty decent this is running faster while in the slot or should i say better than my GTX 280 in pci-e 1.0 slot (not 2.0) old gts hope this helps anyone that was interested now maybe when i get a few extra bucks ill finished my upgrades so far all ive done is upgraded the memory the psu and the gpu id like to get a new motherboard and cpu to go along with it good day nbsp GTX 280 in pci-e 1.0 slot (not 2.0)
Thx, good post. I can see that sucker with a core 2 duo( hoping you're not an amd fanboy) with 4-8Gbs of ddr2 and a decent Hdd. You'd be set.
I have integrated graphics. It's the "choke point" in my system. I am not clear on graphics card upgrades. This is a simple question for most of you guys. Can I go out and buy a new PCI express card and disable my integrated graphics and use this slot for a new graphics card? I am confused....sorry for the newbie question.
P.S. what does GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 mean? Is it the motherboard and integrated graphics? It is listed as "chipset" in the system specs. I thought "chipset" was the motherboard.
Hello again.... (less than 5 mins later...)
Ok so now that your other post has been cleared up, let me get this one for ya.
Yes integrated graphics suck. Go buy a good video card, and put it into the PCIe16 slot, and plug in your monitor. You should be good to go (though read the installation instructions that come with the card) You do not need to disable your integrated graphics, so don't worry about that. Don't worry about asking dumb questions, everyone has them. (That includes all of us "skilled" or whatever rating....)
The GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 describes your integrated graphics. That is equal to a NVidia GeForce 6 series card, which they no longer sell off their website I dont think.
Hope I answered your question.
How can I tell what type of AGP slot I have? (4x, 8x) It says AGP Pro slot, and that's all
hav u tried everest?
Been out of the loop for quite some time nice to see this amazing forum is strong and running I have the Dell XPS i and it has a i SLI chipset motherboard However it looks like it has been modified by Dell This is from the user forum - PCI Express x SLOT and SLOT connector size pins connector data width maximum PCI Express lanes - PCI Express x SLOT connector size pins connector data width maximum PCI Express lane - PCI Express x SLOT connector size pins connector data width maximum PCI Express lane only 2nd 8x PCI-e slot is Am I understanding this right I have -PCI- X and the other PCI-E is x Assuming that is right is it even worth going for SLI I have one GT gb at the moment and am looking at upgrade options I am running a quot wide screen and like to run at max resolution on high game 2nd PCI-e slot is only 8x settings Mostly WoW and with the current config I drop to less than fps when there is a lot going on Considering my motherboard limitations what is the best upgrade option in the range nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/2nd-pci-e-slot-is-only-8x.124838/
Is there any easy way to tell whether I have an AGP slot for a graphics card?
Compaq Presario 5000
AMD Athlon Processor 1.3 GHz
My current graphics card is:
S3 Graphics Prosavage Compaq 8Mb
Thank you for any help.
I am in the market for a new computer and I found a motherboard that I like. It has an ACR slot. What is that?? I have never heard of that kind of expansion slot.
It's another riser for software-driven add-ins like modems or sound. Very similar to AMR or CNR.
The problem with ACR is that it's a VIA proprietary standard. That is, it's VIAs, and you'll never see it on anything but VIA boards, where as Intel has made its CNR standard available to everyone (including VIA).
Because of that, I think that ACR will go the way of Betamax. That is, nowhere. Those slots aren't popular as it is, and when they are used, people will be far more likely to use CNR (because it's an open standard) than ACR.
Reading further about the P4C800-E Deluxe. The chapter that covers the AGP slot it states it has a AGP Pro/ 8X/ 4X (0.8V, 1.5V only).
Can a standard AGP card fit into a AGP Pro slot? The AGP card I am looking at states that it supports AGP 8X standard. What they mean by that "exactly" I am not sure.
Yes, it should fit fine. Do you have a link to the card? If so, we'll be able to tell for sure, but an 8x AGP card should work fine on that board.
my current graphics card, Geforce fx5600 has an AGP 4x interface. would an 8x interface fit into the same slot? thanks James
You can find some info here....
hey guy i have a question to, my computer has a space for the apg slot, but no slot. like it says "apg slot" but theres no connector there. is there anything i can do about this? any help would be appritiated.
Hi and welcome to TSG!
I have split your post off into your own thread. In the future if you have a Question/Problem please start a "New Thread". It get's too confusing trying to address two different people's problem in the same thread and you may get overlooked.
Please continue in this thread.
I was recently looking at my old 486 M/B running a 486 DX-2 at 80 Mhz. (Overclocked from 66 Mhz.). I noticed that it has three brown slots almost like AGP Slots, but they were placed at the back of the ISA Slots, so I think they can't be expansion slots.What are they?
Does anybody know how to physically unlock the multiplier on a slot 1 pentium 3 500mhz? this is my testing system for overclocking.
can't be done, locked internally in the chip. Only adjustment is front side bus setting if your motherboard allows it.
Hi! So I just bought a new 1 gb crucial ram for my HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7750n PC, and I can't seem to fit the RAM into the slot on the motherboard (I have to force it in, and then the pc wont boot, and gives off a beeping sound). The RAM that I brought was crucial product #CT12864AA53E (1GB 240-PIN DIMM 128Mx64 DDR2PC2-4200 UNBUFFERED) and I'm sure that it matches the 2*1 GB RAM that already came with my computer (I verified the memory specifications with HP's website and other websites) Thanks for any suggestions. I am desprate for that extra 1 GB performance, because I run really memory-eating apps!
It is a fairly tight fit. Were you able to lock the end tabs of the RAM slots? Don't take this the wrong way but are you inserting it in the correct orientation? The RAM has a notch that is not in the center so you have to make sure it matches up with the corresponding notch in the DIMM slot.
Okay, my AGP slot can go to 8x and so can my radeon card. But how do I set my radeon card to 8x? Cause on the SMARTGART thingy it has, there's an option only up to 4x. -_-;; How come it won't lemme choose 8x!
I've been offered to get a free AGP graphics card, an ATI Radeon 8500LE, and I need to find out if it will work in my computer. My computer is an HP Pavilion 531w, and I need to know how I find out if I have an AGP slot. Help?
My first slot is only like 2 inches long and is divided in two different slots. Is it AGP? Can I use it for a video card? I've been trying to install a ATI mach 64 pci card but everything seems to look worse. I just need 32bit true color. I'm running an older pentium III 550mHz. Thanks for the help.
Trying to Overclock i think i fried ram slot 1 - I tried using 4 different sets (all matching) in slot 1 and 3 - nothing would get a good post (sigh) However in good news the ram stick that was in the slot is still good =o)
However, I tried booting with ram in slot 2 and 4 - but nothing would get a good post - is there a way to do it - rather than just running ONE stick in slot 3?
Mobo: P5B-Deluxe wifi/ap
Okay, I was wondering how to tell if I have any available AGP or PCI slots on my computer. The current graphics 'card' is one of those integrated chips, and I wanted to get a real card. Is there any way to tell which type of slots I have? Preferably without opening up the computer, but I will if I have to.
My comp specs might help, so here they are
1.7 Ghz Intel Celeron
227 MB RAM
32 MB Integrated Graphics Chip
14.9 GB hard drive and 23.2 gb Hard Drive
Thnx guys I really need a new card, hope comp can accept it!
Just purchase a new ATI AGP 9550 Radeon video board, however, this board will not fit my older ABIT BE6-ll motherboard AGP slot. I assume the AGP slots have changed and the new video board won't work, correct? The key in the motherboard slot is in a different position than the ATI. What's going on.
Sounds like it, your old motherboard doesn't support the low AGP voltage that the newer card uses.
Hi, I have this laptop/specs
Review Samsung NP355V5C-S05DE Notebook - NotebookCheck.net Reviews
So there's 2 DDR3 slots in the machine, both occupied by 2GB and 4GB
I've seen on the internet you get 8GB ram pieces.
The website says that I can switch the 2gb for a 4gb to have a maximum of 8gb ram on the machine.
But if there's 8GB ram pieces on amazon/internet wherever, can I not replace them both with 2x8GB rams, contradicting the above line and giving a maximum of 16GB ram instead?
I'm new to the whole RAM thing and its my first time installing/changing RAM so before I go off to buy RAM I wanted to know whats up.
But if there's 8GB ram pieces on amazon/internet wherever, can I not replace them both with 2x8GB rams, contradicting the above line and giving a maximum of 16GB ram instead?
All memory slots have a maximum size RAM module that they can accommodate, which in this case is 4 GB. The existence of 8 GB RAM modules changes nothing.
Question. How many memory slot are available in these models and upgradable up to? HP NB 14-AM059TU HP NB Pavilion 14-AB112TXHP NB Pavilion 14-AB111TX HP NB Pavilion 14-AL021TX Thanks for the answer.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/RAM-Slot/td-p/5734839
I have a Latitude E6540. On the right hand side above the CD (half the size and toward the front) a opening that supports some sort of click in, click release accessory. Can someone tell me what that slot is called and what can go in it?
I tried looking around and found items like PCI, WWLAN etc. But when I would look to find things that would go in the slot, they looked nothing like the slot accept.
I'm hoping this can be used for some type of flash card or drive support.
See the tech specs starting on pg 66 of the manual--
Can I buy a Agp slot? Not the A Apg card just the slot to go on my motherboard, or do I need a whole new motherboard? Any help?
You have to buy a new motherboard.
I's like to know if the following HP model come with K slot which I could use a cable lock on? P4K06UT#ABAP4K18UT#ABAP4K03UT#ABAG5R50UT#ABAP4K01UT#ABAP4J98UT#ABAhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/k-slot/td-p/5600721
How can i tell if my agp slot is working or if it burned out. I had my case open and moved my monitor and it pulled my card out of the agp slot and it hasnt worked since . I am now using a ATI Radeon 7000 for now. Is there any kind of test to see if its burned out? Thanks
So to start out, I am a complete computer novice. I know very little about computer's hardware and whatnot so please take it slow. Anywho, I've been searching for a new graphics card so I can play some newer games. My computer always exceedes minimum, and often recommended, requirements for the games except in the field of a graphics card. I currently have a Radeon 9200 128mb in my AGP slot. With this in mind, I have been searching for other cards for AGP but have run into the question of how one can identify what kind of AGP slot one has, as in 8x, 4x, etc. as well as if this matters. So if someone can help me figure out what kind of slot I have that would be great.
Any card recomendations are appreciated as well, I have around a 200$ spending limit.
You can web search/download CPU-Z. This small program has a tab that identifies what AGP slot your system has (2x, 4x, 8x) and AGP 2.0 or 3.0 standards supported.
(Edit- direct link for CPU-Z website, just "Download Latest Version" top-left link):
If your system is even semi-modern, you likely have at least an AGP 4x slot, whereas 99% of today's AGP cards will work in either AGP 4x or 8x slots.
More importantly will likely be your power supply. You likely have a very wide upgrade path available to you, only reduced by your budget, but newer 3d cards do draw significantly more power. I'd recommend cracking your case and looking at your power supply for the sticker to see what top wattage it's rated at and if it has info on the voltage rails vs. amperage. It's important what amperage the 12v rail has and top wattage (example: 350W power supply with [email protected]).
Hi. I hope someone can help me.
I bought oblivion and I was going to get a new graphics card because mine can't run it. (Mine is an integrated Intel 86825G). So I took it to the computer guy up the road and he was all ready to put in the new card but when he opened the tower he said that my computer has no AGP slot. He said that the only way I can run oblivion is to replace my motherboard and get one that has an AGP slot - which I can't afford to do. My computer is pretty good (other than this) and it would be a shame to replace it just for this one thing.
Is there anything else I can do? I don't know - maybe there's some kinda adapter or something?
Alright I just got an Acer G off of one of my father s work buddies whos wife works for Acer I got it for dollars because the monitor that it came with was basically smashed during shipping Its all good though I have a quot LCD monitor anyway The computer specs basically are GHz Pentium with MB of ram and an GB hard drive with integrated MX graphics or something of the sort I was exploring the BIOS and saw some overclocking options too which is pretty cool Anyway on to the question I opened up the case and saw an empty brown slot at the top of the row of PCI slots Its offset back by an inch or so and is about inches long just like an slot! Name this AGP slot The only thing it does not have is a little holder clip thing to hold the card in place like I ve seen on a lot of Name this slot! other systems Other then that it looks like any other AGP slot Today I went up into the attic and grabbed my old dusty Radeon se to put in there until christmas when I got money to buy more RAM and a good AGP graphics card When I went to put the card in it wouldnt fit I couldnt get it to snap into place it seemed like the card still needed to go half an inch more foward to slip into the slot Is this a different kind of AGP slot x or something or might it be a totally different type of slot nbsp
Can you Post a Picture? Is there a plastic divider in this slot? If so is it closer to the front or the back? Is the slot the same length as an AGP?
Have an eMachine T2615 MOBO L7VMM2 with onboard video. Have Windows XP SP2. Purchased a game card ATI Radeon X1600 Pro (256 MB).
Installed the drivers but the pc will not pick up same. Went into BIOS and there was no mention of disabling the onboard video, thinking this was the problem.
Went to CPU-Z and under Mainboard the Graphics Interface containing AGP info was greyed out. The fact that the pc came with an onboard video makes me suspect that a driver is needed for AGP slot. Any ideas? Thanks.
The BIOS should have something about setting the video priority. The on-board VGA will be listed as PCI. You should be able to set this to AGP.
I just got a mobo called EliteGroup K7vta3 VIA chipset. its showed that it had a 4x agp slot. i thought i could run my newly bought Radeon x700. when i put the card in i got no video signal on my monitor. i had power going to the card an everything. i uninstalled the other video card witch was a PCI Geforce FX 5200. i switch the bios from PCI to AGP. still didnt work. i went into the BIOs an found the switch for turning it from 2x to 4x yet 4x wasnt there. was i a victum of false adverntising or is there some update to get that 4x to show?
Welcome to TechSpot!
Are u sure the X700 is an AGP one? And what do u mean by a PCI FX5200? If u try to force ur X700 into the PCI slot it will damage the mobo. Explain more thoroughly so we can help u here.
My computer. Lenovo IdeaCentre K300 has a slot, about 3/4 as long as the memory slots. Does anybody know what it might be for? Because I'd sure like to fill it. I just feel a computer is not complete with empty slots.
Pre-thanks to all who reply ;0)
I'm not following. I've called up a few pics but I don't see anything other than PCIe, PCI, and DDR slots.
Is it possible to use a AGP x4 card in a mobo that only has a x2 AGP slot, what effects does it have on the card if it works??
The 4X AGP card will run at 2X AGP. Not real performance difference noticeable.
Okay I just got my evga geforce 6800 in the mail so I run to my computer and am about to install when I peal a little sticky not of the apg slot that says do not use a 3.3 v agp card in this slot is it okay for my 6800 need help quick I don't know how much longer I can wait.
It should work fine. Only really old agp cards use 3.3v. Newer ones use 0.8v(8x agp), and 1.5v(4x agp).
Hope you like the setup.
hi i can install new M2 ssd of 120 GB Hard Disk but it is show offline and not inilitilze .http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/M2-Slot-SSD/td-p/5732816
Hello I was putting another hard drive in my computer when I noticed that there 3rd slot? RAM Can't use is a third slot for RAM which is empty Can't use 3rd RAM slot? The other two slots each have a mb Can't use 3rd RAM slot? stick When I try to boot with an additional mb stick in the third slot I get beeping from Can't use 3rd RAM slot? the motherboard and nothing on screen Fans and lights come on second repeating beep from motherboard So my question is can I add more RAM using this slot If yes how If no what is it for PS Here is some hardware info Code email protected sudo lshw sudo password for stretch z description Desktop Computer width bits capabilities smbios- dmi- smp configuration boot normal chassis desktop -core description Motherboard product MS- vendor MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO LTD physical id -firmware description BIOS vendor Phoenix Technologies LTD physical id version PG date size KiB capacity KiB capabilities isa pci pnp apm upgrade shadowing cdboot bootselect socketedrom edd int floppy int floppy int floppy int floppy int printscreen int keyboard int serial int printer int video acpi usb agp ls boot zipboot netboot -cpu description CPU product AMD Athlon tm vendor Advanced Micro Devices AMD physical id bus info email protected version slot Socket A size MHz capacity MHz width bits clock MHz capabilities fpu fpu exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext dnowext dnow cpufreq -cache description L cache physical id slot Internal Cache size KiB capacity KiB capabilities synchronous internal write-back -cache description L cache physical id a slot External Cache size KiB capacity KiB capabilities synchronous external write-back -memory description System Memory physical id b slot System board or motherboard size GiB capacity MiB -bank description DIMM empty product None vendor None physical id serial None slot A -bank description DIMM product None vendor None physical id serial None slot A size MiB -bank description DIMM product None vendor None physical id serial None slot A size MiB -pci description Host bridge product nForce IGP vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz configuration driver agpgart-nvidia resources irq memory e -e ffffff -memory UNCLAIMED description RAM memory product nForce Memory Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz ns configuration latency -memory UNCLAIMED description RAM memory product nForce Memory Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz ns configuration latency -memory UNCLAIMED description RAM memory product nForce Memory Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz ns configuration latency -memory UNCLAIMED description RAM memory product nForce Memory Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz ns configuration latency -memory UNCLAIMED description RAM memory product nForce Memory Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version c width bits clock MHz ns configuration latency -isa description ISA bridge product nForce ISA Bridge vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version a width bits clock MHz capabilities isa ht bus master cap list configuration latency -serial description SMBus product nForce SMBus MCP vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version a width bits clock MHz capabilities pm cap list configuration driver nForce smbus latency maxlatency mingnt resources irq ioport e size -usb description USB controller product nForce USB Controller vendor NVIDIA Corporation physical id bus info email protected version a width bits clock MHz capabilities pm ohci bus master cap list configuration driver ohci-pci latency maxlatency mingnt resou... Read more
I purchased an AGP card for a game. After installing the eMachine T2615 (MOBO L7VMM2) would not pick up same. I was told that eMachines use a proprietory AGI standard.
So my question concerns the physical layout of an AGI stadard. Will an AGP card fit into an AGI slot or is AGI a standard and not a slot? Thanks.
I bought x gb RAM Kingston DDR non ECC etc as I have upgraded to WIN x Here is my Motherboard GIGABYTE - RAM slot seeing RAM not Motherboard - Socket - GA- GCM-S L rev I have RAM slots The first seems to be fine The second slot doesn't seem to work With both cards in only x Gb appears If I plug one card into slot one leave empty the system works If I try a single RAM stick in slot only the system fails Everything is pointing to the nd RAM slot being inactive I RAM slot not seeing RAM dont want to go to the repair shop Any chance of a magic switch or knob that needs turning etc to make both slots active UPDATE Slot doesn't respond to any of the RAM Some good news though The RAM slot not seeing RAM unmarked sticks were always Gb each So looks like slot has always been 'dead' I've never bothered to look Didn't have any reason I got the PC nd hand So is there a way to 'activate' this nd slot Anything to check or is it a lost cause
As far as I know, the RAM slots on a motherboard don't come with an "enable/disable" feature. They either work or they don't. The usual method to see if a RAM slot is working is to take a known working memory module and try it in each slot. Since you've already done that I think it's a pretty good probability the slot isn't working.
Here is a free diagnostic tool that can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, hard disk performance, video system information, mainboard / motherboard information, etc. It might possibly be able to verify if that slot is bad. But even if it can't confirm the slot's good/bad status, I still think you've done that. And it may only be a matter of time before the entire motherboard fails.
Free Diagnostic Software
Hello, Can someone tell me if this two models have additional M.2 slot for SSD drive?-E5-772-35WV-E5-772G-57F1 Regards,Peter
These models don't have M2 according to this list:http://www.mydigitaldiscount.com/msata-ssd-compatability-list-p11.html#laptopshttp://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/E5-772-and-M-2-slot/td-p/443924
WOW, I guess I need to learn some more about Video Cards..
I'm in dispute, can an Nvidia board, accept ATI cards as long as its the same slot.
Lets say I have GIGABYTE GA-M57SLI-S4 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI
can I add, this GPU VisionTek 900196 Radeon HD 2400PRO 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card
Nvidia and ATI are just the makers of the GPU chipset. Basically Intel and AMD.
If you have PCIe Slot on your motherboard, you should be able to use whatever card you want. I am running an Nvidia GTS450 on my ATI chipset mainboard.
I have a quick question regarding being able to insert a PCI-E x16 in a PCI-E x4 slot - is this possible? Would it act like the way USB x2 works in the way of backwards compatibility?
The reason I ask is I want to get another card along with my current one which is PCI-E x16 and I only have a spare PCI-E x4 slot available, this is so I can use x3 monitors for a multi setup.
I was going to buy a new computer for gaming because i have an intergrated graphics card. I was recently looking at my mother board and i think i might have a agp slot but i'm just not 100% sure, could you guys tell me whether i have one or not please! I am attaching a picture of my mother board, i think it's the little brown slot above the three white ones!
as far as i knw it is a AGP slot....
i bought the comp used and he had a asp graphic card in it and i was cleaning the inside and installing more ram so i pulled it out and now my agp slot does not work
the graphic card works in my other comp and the onboard graphic card does not work plz help im really dont want to buy a new motherboard
You sure it wasn't the 'new ram' that stopped it working?
Hi guys I recently added a second monitor to my computer Upon the initial boot up my PC would get stuck at the windows logo screen and go nowhere x xtx ATI card ASUS A n SLI Mobo So then I began trouble shooting took off the new monitor reseated the card power cycle check wires a nd pcie card was used in the main pcie slot and still bad but works on secondary it wouldnt even boot up in safe mode when the graphics card was installed in the primary PCIE slot So I took the video card and installed it bad slot? PCIe in the secondary pcie slot and everything works fine as if nothing is wrong for good measure i place the video card back in the primary PCIe slot and the still get the same behavior where it would not boot into windows I am staring to think my motherboard is bad Do you guys bad PCIe slot? agree Do you think there are other things I can do to really pin point it s my motherboard Thanks Neil nbsp
I could be wrong but I seem to remember a manual switch on the motherboard for the second pci-e slot. If not then I believe you are right about the board and incidentally I also believe that baord was mass produced but had a myriad of issues so to get this much use out of it is a miracle.
Hi, this might not be the most common problem
Im a professional counter strike player and i have a problem with my computer shuttle. My videocard takes 2 slots, the only ones i have and dont have room for my soundcard, which is utterly important. Half the skills are paying attention to ingame sounds.
Is there anywhere oneslot videocards, i know i saw oneslot AGP back in the day, but cant find any pci-e?! or does there exist a some kind of cable that can be connected to the pci-e and then to my soundcard :S
or would something like this work: http://www.startech.com/item/PEX2PC...-Length-2-PCIe-Single-lane-Expansion-Box.aspx
might it slow down though?
Hi guys (first post !),
I recently bought a Geforce 7300 gt(AGP 4x/8x/PCI Exp) card for my old home rig (my mains in my dorm overseas) and I'm having some problems fitting it in.
My rig's specs are :
Processor: Intel Pentium-4 2.66GHz
Board: Intel D-845 GEBV2 with onboard audio and video
Video: On-board graphics card i.e. Intel Extreme Graphics
RAM: 512 MB DDR Ram
From the manual:
The D845GEBV2 can use 1X / 2X / 4X card(s) operating at 1.5V.
I'm pretty certain the card does operate at 1.5V (its got a port for ext power supply anyway) after checking the design with this site and others (http://www.playtool.com/pages/agpcompat/agp.html)
So have I missed something or are they not compatible??. It may be a problem with the agp latch but I just want to make sure in case I end up frying something Thanks!
I'm a bit confused...
You started out by saying your vid card is a 4X/8X/PCI-e card, then state that your mobo has integrated graphics. Is the card an AGP or PCI-e card? Does the board actually have an AGP slot? Does the card actually have a dedicated PCI-e slot? If it does have an AGP slot, is it an AGP 3.0 or an AGP 2.0 compliant motherboard?
I have just bought a Packard Bell x4520 uk
I have tried to install an M-Audio Delta 44 PCI soundcard in the only PCI slot on the motherboard, and found that the slot is just slightly too short for the card connectors.
I can't find specific documentation for the motherboard of this model, and I wonder if there are other types of more recent PCI slots that are just a couple of connectors shorter.
Is there anything I can do about this, or is it time to go and buy a USB soundcard?
i am looking at this sound card for my laptop
it syas that it is a PCMCIA Sound Card
Interface 32-bit CardBus Type II
is a dell e1505 able to support this card. i think the dell e1505 has an express card slot.
would the sound card be compatible with the dell e1505?
I bought a new asus p5b motherboard a couple of weeks ago and it has been working fine in my new pc. Previously I had one graphics card using a pci-x slot (due to it's size it also covers one of the three pci slots :-( ). Then in the other two slots I had a wireless adapter and a sound card, each worked fine.
Now however i bought a firewire card and attempted to install it in the soundcards place (I can live with onboard sound), however this has caused problems:
1) The firewire is not recognised (although if i try it in the wireless slot, the card does work, indicating that the slot must be faulty - however the sound card works in there)
2) I cannot use sound on my pc now that the soundcard is removed, onboard sound does not seem to work.
Are there any solutions to either of these problems, thanks alot.
Good day all! I have a Dell 8250, P4, 2.6ghz, 768mb RDRAM and 64mb PCI video. Purchased in 2003. I would like to upgrade my video card to an ATI Radeon 9800 256mb so that my son can play COD2 and BF2. Before I take the plunge, I have a few quick questions.
1. There is a slot slightly offset from the modem and video card slots. It appears to be an AGP slot but is green. A couple of friends have brown AGP slots on their motherboards. Do I have AGP?
2. How do I tell what kind of AGP slot I have (2x/4x/8x).
3. If I purchase an 8x, like the Radeon, will it work okay in the 2x/4x AGP slot?
Thanks for the help.