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PCIe 1x Card in 16x slot

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Hey guys,

I have a GIGABYTE P55A-UD6 Mobo and I'm currently using 2 out of it's 3 PCI-e slots for my GTX 275 SLI. Now the third slot is a 16x slot running @ 4x (It's just as big as the others I mean) and I was wondering if I could use a PCIe 1x Network Card In it? Will it fit even though the slot is obviously much longer than the card itself or will the card fall or something and it needs some kind of adapter?

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no it works fine yer good to go
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You can pick up an adapter fairly cheap.
    
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The card should be fine. Just screw it down to the case and you should have no problems.
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It'll work fine. It will just use the necessary pins in the slot.
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Oh it will fit with out an adapter. Nice. Good to know.
    
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