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Hi,
I really didn't know where to post this so i thought of posting it here as this section is somewhat related to it.I ow an asus p6t motherboard(not deluxe!) and i want to buy Bigfoot Networks Killer 2100 Gaming Network Card and Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Internal Sound Card but the problem is that my motherboard has only one 1x slot so i was wondering if i could install of it in the x16 slot.Will it work?Has anybody ever tried it before?
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Here is what my motherboard looks like: http://www.techhum.com/wp-content/up...Price-Rate.jpg
    
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It should work fine. One of the big advantages of PCI-E is that nearly any card will work in nearly any slot it will fit in, regardless of the number of electrical lanes.
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correction : it WILL work fine
     
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You think so?On which slot?
    
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why du need a network card? it will make minimal difference. and defo not worth the money
     
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in any of the pci-e slots.
     
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I live in middle east and cod servers laag in here
    
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post #9 of 17
Yes it will work fine
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i dont think a network card will help that. i think better internet will help.... a network card works alongside good internet. if you have bad internet the difference will be minimal.... really. mon lan servers it will knock like 3ms of your ping. so over the internet thats nothing
     
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