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They have been known to do it in the past, used generic parts that couldn't support new hardware if you wanted to upgrade. I had a computer a long time ago that had 1 PCI slot, and the Graphics card that was the selling point was what took it up. On top of that, the card wasn't screwed in, it was like tac welded into place so you couldn't change it.

It's as if vendors pretty much said that they didn't want you to know the world of upgrading and building PC's and just want you to come back year after year. They have gotten better, but some of the lower end vendors still do that from what I read.
    
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i think i have 1 very small black slot and one little larger black slot under the grafics card
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Pic would help if at all possible
    
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I see 2 spaces under the card. Can you take a pic of whats under your card. Or even pull out your video card too see all the ports.
    
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k, wait
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I'll be the cautious one here and tell you despite what I've done in the past and what others have told you, It is best to turn if off before opening it up. And don't pull the GPU out with it running for sure.
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http://tinypic.com/r/293gf0o/7

sorry for the shadow, the grafics card was blocking the flash
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That bottom one is an PCI-E X4 slot and will work for any PCI-E X1 sound card. I think the one above it is an X1 slot but I'd use the bottom one to give your GPU a little more room to breathe.
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post #99 of 116
Your good to go, get a sound card .

PCI-E x1 mind you, so cards like the Creative Titanium HD will work in that system.

EDIT: What sizzzle said, you can and should use the bottom slot since the PCI-E cards a wider than the older PCI cards.
    
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so, you guys recommend the m50, right? if not, tell me
but what sound card should i get?
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