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Windows 7: Assurance Question

12 Mar 2012   #1
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 
PCI-E Question

All the numbers that go with PCI-(e) confuse me sometimes.

A network card that says it has a PCI-E Revision 1.1 interface would work with a Dell Inspiron 530, correct? The card in question is this one. And if you don't want to open the link, the Dell has a PCI-E 1x (36 pins), and a PCI-E 16x (164 pins).


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15 Mar 2012   #2
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Does anyone know?
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15 Mar 2012   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Lloyd,

Yes, the PCI-E 1.1 (looks like x1) network card should work just fine in your PCI-E 1.0A x1 slot, and should also work in your PCI-E 1.0A x16 slot. You can try both to see what works best for you though.


PCI-E 1.1(version #) x1 (bandwidth)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express


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15 Mar 2012   #4
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

See if this helps

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