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Asus Xonar Essence ST PCI 2.2 Question

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Hello,

This might seem like a really noob question, but it has been bugging me for the past hour or so. I ordered (but have not purchased) this sound card while not paying attention to the PCI requirement of 2.2 or later while my P55 only has 2.1, and from what I've read, PCI 2.2 is 3.3v only (even though the card has the ability to be seated in a PCI 2.1 slot), so my question is, what would happen if I were to seat the card in a 2.1 slot?

http://www.asus.com/Multimedia/Audio_Cards/Xonar_Essence_ST/

"Bus Compatibility PCI: PCI v2.2 or above bus compatible "
Edited by donthaveacow - 12/15/11 at 5:12pm
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it will work fine.
    
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now that I look, so far all x79/p67/p55 boards dont even have pci 2.2, only 2.1. hmm ok this looks good then. + rep for helping even if it was simple.
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