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Windows 7: What is the difference between PCIE & PCIE mini?

08 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 
What is the difference between PCIE & PCIE mini?

im planning to get an external GPU, im just wondering,
which should i get pcie adapter or pcie mini adapter?
which is commonly used?

actually im not sure about what im asking on this thread, can anybody explain if i got it all wrong?

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08 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Could the "mini" actually be a "low profile" card? Slim design cases (also called compact cases) will not accept standard height cards and must use the "low profile" type.
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08 Jul 2013   #3

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

PCIE cards come in full and half height for full and compact cases. These cards can have connectors that reach out the back of the case - like a video card.

PCIE mini cards also come in full and half height - but they fit in slots like this:
File:A PCI Express Mini Card and its connector.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
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10 Jul 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

External GPU for the rig in your SPECS?
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