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Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

Q: Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

Dear Forumer, I'm trying to use 2 graphic card via expansion slot to provides 2 display monitors however, the system only detect 1 graphic card even I installed two graphic cards. I'm using window 10, 64 bits OS. graphic card used1. 128MB ATI RADEONx600 SE2. NVIDIA Quodra 600 Please advice. Thanks

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A: Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer. Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications. In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W. I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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hi there,
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?

A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

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?
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Plz can you suggest a graphic card for PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz slot ??
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Regardes jksynapse.

A:graphic card for PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz slot

Hi jksynapse
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Please do not create duplicate threads.
Continue replies in this thread:
Thank you

Closing thread.
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Plz can anybody help me, i want to put a graphic card in my "intel server Board s5000vsa"
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Plz tell me if you have an suggestion..
Ps: if it is nvidia card is better.
PCI Express x4 (x8 Connectors) Slot

Sincerely Jksynapse.

A:i need an graphic card for x4 slot

In another thread you posted that you need a PCI-X graphics card:

Which is it, PCI-X or PCI-e? Matrox Odyssey XG is the only PCI-X card made that I know of and is serious overkill unless you are also doing video capture.
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Hello to everybody.
I have a intel board s5000vsa and this has an integrated graphic card ati es1000 .
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nvidia or ati is better?

Thank you jksynapse

A:graphic card for for pci e x16 slot.

well since you have ati onboard ati would be better
first what is the watts on your PSU?
and here are a few good ones
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Video Card - 512MB GDDR5, PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support, VGA Support 100247L at

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I was lookin into buying the graphics card:

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A:Problem with starting graphic card on AGP slot

In the BIOS Turn off/Disable the on-board graphics, with that done and your AGP card fitted, monitor hooked up to the AGP card you should get a signal and display.
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A:Broken motherboard slot or graphic card

Well... its too late and soon for expect an answer but...

I tested my graphic card in an old motherboard and it was working... it didnt load windows cuz of the diferent motherboard but connecting my VGA in my gpu worked, and the HMDI didnt work I guess because it need to be configured after windows loading etc
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A:Monitor has no signal when plugged in to graphic card slot(dvi)

Hello and welcome to the forums, antonice22!

Have you tried using a different monitor or TV with your computer to check whether it's your monitor or the graphics card's fault?

What is the make and model of the current monitor that you are using?

Also, please fill up the rest of your system specs by following this tutorial:-

System Info - See Your System Specs
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A:expansion slot

well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there

Just remember, i could be wrong.
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The Link below might be of some help

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A:Dell E7250 SSD Expansion Slot

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A:XC-704 Expansion Slot & Memory Upgrade

Ok, Sorry looking up the model at Kingston and a couple other sites didn't show your computer and seeing I hadn't seen any I was confused. Based on what I have found maybe a Model from other country.  With that said it looks like it comes with 2gig DDR3L Ram and is Upgradable to 8Gig Also looks like yours comes With 1 PCI Express x16 Slot. I am not sure with the PSU and with that slot if you would be able to upgrade to a different Graphics Card. GPU and size of case would put a huge limit on what could be able to fit...  James
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When all else fails, read the manual (page 18-19).
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A:will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

No. You need ddr2 memory.
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A:PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
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You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
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A:Best Graphic Workstation

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A:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

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.
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A:Graphic card isn't found. Only finds my integrated graphic card. Help!

first check they havent stolen you GPU
then check that the 4/8pin pci power supply is plugged into the top left of the motherboard.
then check the gpu has power cable(s) plugged in.
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A:Installed Expansion Card

From that pattern, it sounds like a video problem.
Might be the Video Cards is loose in the socket. Take it out and try reinstalling it again. Also, check to see if there is any dirt/etc. on the contacts. An old trick is to use a pencil eraser to clean the contacts. Likewise, blow out any dust/etc. in system.

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A:PCI USB expansion card causes CMOS error

Ah... you've transported us all back to the bad old days of the IRQ error (Interrupt ReQuest).

At that time there were only 15 IRQs and it was quite common to need to manually change a new device's IRQ position so that it did not conflict with another device, freezing the system.

Modern PCs use the APIC system which greatly expands the number of IRQs and reduces the possibility of conflicts.
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Can you get into your BIOS settings with this card installed?

You could try the card in a different PCI slot if you have one. That would sometimes change the IRQ in older systems.

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Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread. I've created a new thread for your issue here. Thanks for your cooperation.

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A:4x card in 8x Slot

the 8X AGP slots are backward comapitable with 4X. but I would think twice before buying anything from PC chips.
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A:Use AGP or PCI slot for card?

No. You can use AGP or PCI (not PCI express).
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A:SD Card Slot

I found the card was an ENE Technologies 5-in-1 card reader, and found a set of 9x, NT, 2000, XP and Vista drivers, and they work perfectly fine.

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A:agp slot or card?

Check the capacitors on the motherboard. Around that era of ePox motherboards, there was a big capacitor scandal overseas, and many motherboard manufacturers mistakenly used inferior capacitors, which were prone to failure. I had to replace the caps on my 8rda+ and a few others as well. They're the little 'towers' on the motherboard, and if the tops of them are bulging, then they're no good. Here's a good picture to show the difference. Check all the capacitors on the board, they're probably scattered about in different places.

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A:SD card slot

Is a light coming on when you put the card in? If not, the reader may not be connected, or it may have failed. Make sure you are inserting the card into the correct slot and make sure it is facing the correct direction. Usually the label is up. If the light does not come on you may open the case and see if the reader is connected to the motherboard.

Nothing is neccessarily going to happen when you insert the card - you have to go to My Computer, then find the SD drive (it's going to be E:\ or F:\ or something similar) and view its contents.
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A:Cannot get SD Card out of slot

There are no ways to lock a card in the slot by the operating system, it's just stuck. Have you tried using something like tweezers to pull it out?
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A:Is there existing external graphic card or video card for laptaps

Well they have these but they just give you a port to use.
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Please help
With many thanks,

A:Can you change a laptop video card/graphic card?

Unless the laptop has onboard graphics, there is no reason why the card can't be changed.

Of course, I am not very knowledgeable with GFX cards, so I can't necessarily tell whether is has onboard graphics or not.