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Mcp61s pci port x16 or x8?

Im a bit confused can this mother board use a pci express x16 video card or just a x8?
any info you can give will be very helpfull

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    Matt H May 11, 2010

    What Brand/Model is this motherboard? MCP61S comes up with several different Brands when searching.

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Hi im josh in cebu phils. may i help you friend?
mcp61 has a pci express slot. so it means you can use pci e video cards. hope i helped you.good luck.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

  • Joseph Baculan
    Joseph Baculan Mar 04, 2009

    hi im josh in cebu phils. may i help you friend?

    mcp61 has a pci express slot. so it means you can use pci e video cards. hope i helped you.good luck.

  • Joseph Baculan
    Joseph Baculan Mar 04, 2009

    hi im josh in cebu phils. may i help you friend?

    mcp61 has a pci express slot. so it means you can use pci e video cards. hope i helped you.good luck.

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My asus p5nsli has no graphics soket on board but has got a sater in the place it should be can you tell me wot lead i nead thanks


Asus P5NSLI mobo?

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5NSLI/#specifications

Supposed to have two expansion slots for PCI Express graphics cards.

If the Blue one is used ONLY, it is PCI Express X16

When two -> SLI-Ready <- PCI Express cards are plugged into the Black PCI Express slot, and the Blue PCI Express slot; the Black PCI Express slot operates at x8.

PCI Express x8

The Blue PCI Express slot does also. PCI Express x8.

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

Motherboard User's Manual download page,

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5NSLI/#download

Scroll the page down using the Right side bar; then scroll down the inner scroll bar to the English version of the manual,

P5N-SLI User Manual for English Edition (E2234)
4.46Mbytes -> 2007.06.12
Click on the blue Global

[PDF file form. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on Global it may take up to 30 seconds, before the first page comes up.

Hover your mouse cursor at the bottom/middle, and the ghosted out navigation guide will appear.
Go all the way to the right, and click on the Adobe PDF icon.
When you hover your mouse cursor over it, Show Adobe Reader toolbar, will briefly appear.

Click on the Zoom In ( + ) icon at the top to Increase the view size; Zoom Out ( - ) icon to decrease ]

1.8.6 Two PCI Express x16 slots -
Page 24 for the PDF file; Page 1-24 for the actual manual page.

So you're stating that one of the PCI Express slots are gone?
Just solder blobs where it should be?
Reply in a Comment.

Both PCI Express expansion slots are gone?

There are still the white PCI expansion slots. Not ANYWHERE as good, but any of them can be used for a PCI graphics card.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Use of PCI-e x16 slot for non-video card


...........................................!O_O!...........................................................

WHY would you want to do that?

There is a PCI-Express x1 slot on the motherboard.
Black in color, and in-between the black PCI-Express x16 slot, and a white PCI slot.

Use the PCI-E x1 RAID adapter card in the PCI-E x1 slot, and a PCI-Express graphics card in the PCI-E x16 slot. Sheesh!

A PCI-Express slot is not an evolved PCI slot.
Completely different technologies.

PCI uses a shared Parallel bus architecture, while PCI-Express is based on Serial point-to-point.

So your idea of how to 'fix' your problem, is to use a PCI-E x1 card in a PCI-Express x16 slot, and a PCI graphics card in a PCI slot?

Completely backwards.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

PCI-Express x16 slot uses the same lanes from the Northbridge, as the OnBoard video?

UTTER NONSENSE!

The Northbridge chip handles the Faster capabilities of a computer.
Handles the Processor, Ram Memory, and HIGH-SPEED Graphics.

HIGH-SPEED graphics is the Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) technology, and the PCI-Express technology.

The Southbridge chip handles the Slower capabilities of a computer.

The PCI bus is one of those slower capabilities handled by the Southbridge chip.

The PCI bus is also a shared bus. This slows data down.
The AGP bus, and PCI-Express bus are Not shared. They also have a direct link to the Northbridge chip.

The PCI Bus has to go through the Southbridge chip, which has to go through the Internal Bus, THEN to the Northbridge chip.

OnBoard video, or Integrated Graphics, uses the PCI bus.
When you inserted the PCI-E x1 RAID card in the PCI-Express x16 slot, and a PCI graphics card in the PCI slot, BIOS just assigned another IRQ for the PCI-Express x16 slot.
(Interrupt Request)

No fancy technology going on there.

Backwards technology going on with a PCI-Express x1 card in a PCI-Express x16 slot, though.

I do not concur, and do not think that is a good solution, Kevin.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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  2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
    * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode.
  3. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  4. 2 x PCI slots

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Try using this link:

http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/detect/

This utility will find the driver for you.

Or find the driver manualy from here:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&keyword=%22S3210SHLX%22

The slot type is following:

One PCI Express* x8 with x 16 connector

One PCI Express* x 8 with x8 connector

Two PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz

One PCI 32-bit/33 MHz One PCI Express* x8 with x16 connector

One PCI Express* x8 with x8 connector

One PCI Express* x 4 with x8 connector

Two PCI 32-bit/33 MHz One PCI Express* x 8 with x16 connector

One PCI Express* x 4 with x8 connector

Two PCI 32-bit/33 MHz


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(Note 1) Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.
(Note 2) The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connector by adapter.
(Note 3) Simultaneous output for DVI-D and HDMI is not supported.
(Note 4) For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When PCIEX8 is populated with a PCI Express graphics card, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode.
(Note 5) Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.
(Note 6) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.

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