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I just bought a creative titanium hd soundcard and it is PCI Express x1 Interface. My video card is covering it. So any solution? I put a pic so yall can see and the slot is right underneath the videocard.
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post #2 of 11
I think you can put it in the 2nd or 3rd PCI-E slot as they support PCI-E at 8x - 4x & 1x



http://www.overclock.net/graphics-cards-general/568449-pcie-1x-16x-slot.html

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Would i lose some fps power by switching
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Im not talking about putting your video card in there, you can actually put the PCI-E 1x card in a PCI-E 16x/ PCI-E 8x/ PCI-E 4x / PCI-E 1x slot...

You wont loose any performance from it either

Your board has one of each, the x16/x8 & x4 slots are all the long ones but the PCI-E sound card will work in any one of them, just place it towards the rear output and line up the slots and you will see it fits right in...

I know it sounds strange, but it works fine
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you would loose maybe 2 or 4 frames.
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Originally Posted by Haze_hellivo;13645539 
you would loose maybe 2 or 4 frames.

From moving the video card from the PCI-E x16 slot to the PCI-E x8 slot.

But there is no need for that being the PCI-E sound card will work in the PCI-E x8 or x4 slots below his card.

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So you're saying that this card would fit inn pci ex8
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So you're saying that this card would fit inn pci ex8

yes the sound card fits in it.
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COOL CAUSE all I saw is the small one and i thought thats the only one it fits in
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post #10 of 11
exactly what I am saying...

your sound card is a PCI-E interface, you have 5 PCI-E slots, all of them will run a PCI-E 1x card.

I know it seems strange
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