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Will Radeon HD 5450 work in PCI-e 1x16 graphics slot?

Q: Will Radeon HD 5450 work in PCI-e 1x16 graphics slot?

Dear All,

Need a quick suggestion before i seal the deal tomorrow.

I intend to buy the Radeon HD 5450. It has PCI-e 2.1 x16 bus interface.

My motherboard model is Foxconn WinFast NF4K8MC. It has PCI-e 1 x16 graphics slot.

My query is- will the graphics card work with this motherboard or not?

Kindly respond fast plz..

Thanks in advance,

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A: Will Radeon HD 5450 work in PCI-e 1x16 graphics slot?

I'm using a 5850 in a pci-e 1 x16
I see no reason why it wouldn't, though foxconn is not nearly as high end a board as the one I have.

that is to say the interface is backwards compatible.
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PS: Since I'm new and I can't post the link. It's on NewEgg.

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There would be no problem with the card playing new/old games, given appropriate graphics settings, but I'd be much much more worried about the processor.
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Ouch, just checked it now, you have no AGP slot

Yes, you can install a PCI graphics card, however, be warned that these cards perform horribly, but you will be able to run CS Source.

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A:ATI Radeon HD 5450, no signal (DVI)

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Try and re-install the video driver from here:
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A:Radeon HD 5450 not working with motherboard

Just some quick thoughts:
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Did you visit this site:?

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A:XFX One +Plus 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5450 Aero Issues

Hello Alexeon, welcome to Sevenforums.

Have you tried forcing Aero to work?

Try this:
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You may have answered your own question,

bought a ATI Radeon HD 6770 from a second hand store

Used card from a second hand shop (was it even a computer store?), likely defective.

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Does it work if it's the only monitor connected?
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hkwildboy, welcoem to the Seven Forums.

Asus may have made the card, but they did not write the driver. All drivers for AMD based cards come from AMD regardless of who actually made the card. It also doesn't make any difference whether the card has a fan or not, they all use the same driver.
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freezing is a form of crash.

Go to the Crash and BSOD forum section. Post their following their instructions:
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Are you sure what you want is to DUPLICATE the contents of both monitors (referred to as "clone mode")? You want to show the identical desktop content on both monitors identically and simultaneously?

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Quote: Originally Posted by ian986

I purchased a HIS Radeon HD 5450 Graphics card as on windows performance score was only 4.3 on aero and 4.5 for games< After I put the graphics card in the score on windows aero went down to 4.1 but he gaming part went up to 5.9 so quite a good increase! The only reason I did this was to increase my WEI as dont play games on PC I have a xbox for that.

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What are your thoughts on this?
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The WEI is just a reference number that gives you some idea how all your hardware is working with Win7. If you purchased a new video card to get better video for games the question to you is...
Is your video better or worse then with old card?
I don't worry about my WEI number that much.
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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.

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Do you want the bad news or the...... bad news.....

Your system does not have a PCIe x16 slot, nor does it have an AGP slot.

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Disable the card's sound device in Device Manager. That should allow the onboard audio to work.
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Haven't tried it.

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Yes. This for example:
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Looks to me like you are right. The card should work.

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It appears the motherboard has the following expansion slots:
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One PC
See here for details:
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Duplicate post.....I think this has already been answered...
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It is possible. Does your friend have the MotherBoard Manual? Its best to be sure.

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A:Question about AGP slot/graphics card

Provided that slot you have is agp x8 and not a slower slot then it should work fine.
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Hey Falconet. I think I would be far more likely that the graphic card is flaky since in your research the beeps point to the graphics card. If the slot were damaged, chances are you wouldn't get it to work at all, and since it worked one day and not the next, and since the slot itself won't break on it's own, I would suspect the card first. It wouldn't hurt to check both connection points of the cable the next time, although the beeps indicate the card's operation itself as not being right.
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This vendor only sells in the US and Canada, but it gives you some idea what exists: - Computer Hardware, Video Cards & Video Devices, Desktop Graphics / Video Cards, PCI Express x1, DirectX 11

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A:Graphics Card/ PCI-E Slot Issue On Boot-up

Quote: Originally Posted by Menutra


Today I put my computer to sleep and returned about 30 minutes later to start it back up. My computer's power light and fans came on and tried to start up repeatedly but after the computer tried around five times, it made a long beep followed by two short beeps. I looked up the type of issue those beeps meant for my motherboard and it was a video error. I found that when removing my GeForce 8800 GT from my PCI-E slot and plugging my monitor directly into the integrated graphics card everything works fine. It booted up and had to reinstall the new drivers for the GeForce 1650 (Integrated), but everything worked fine. I figured that meant my graphics card or RAM was broken, so I took it to my closest computer repair store. They tested the power supply to see if it was supplying enough power to the card and it passed. They also tested the RAM and the graphics card to see if they were broken, but they both passed. They told me to either leave it with them for a week or just use the integrated graphics (which of course stubborn me chose to take it home for now). I am willing to leave it at the store if necessary and I also have a compatible motherboard in mind that I could buy if that will solve the issue, but before I make any actions I figured I would take advantage of these forums and hold out on using the different card for a week or so.

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You do need to go into BIOS and disable the onboard video card in order for one plugged into a PCI slot to work. That is most likely your problem.

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A:What Graphics card slot is hp media center pc m7067c?

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A:Motherboard or graphics card error... PCI-E slot problems

First, in this situation, you need to test that PCIe graphics card in another computer to rule it out
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A:Graphics card heat sink blocking PCI slot

It will self destruct in the blink of an eye with no heat sink on it. Also, the current heat sink is as big as it is for a reason. IMHO putting a smaller one on is probably not a good idea unless it specifically states its compatible with that video card. Water cooling might work but that will likely cost as much as finding a new video card.
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A:Graphics card doesn't fit backplate but fits in PCI Express slot

check this out

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A:Asus M4N68T-M LE V2 won't detect external graphics card in PCI-E Slot

One problem that is common when installing these big video cards into Micro-ATX motherboards is that you may not get the card to fully seat properly because some obstruction is holding it up.

Carefully check the entire card/MB area to see if there is anything that may be propping the card up.
Remove the card and re-seat it looking and listening carefully to hear the rear tang on the video card "click" into place.