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not too bad...but almost useless.

Most computers that have only a pci interface are too old not to bottleneck it like crazy...may as well get an old junky pci card.
not quite useless. my g/f's computer has one of the best pci cards out. the great 9250. that card is a bottleneck for her computer I would say. easily a bottleneck. something like this while may be more then the computer would put to full use would be better then that 9250 and since there is almost nothing else in between it's VERY usefull.
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Hmm think of the amount of monitors you could hook up
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not too bad...but almost useless.

Most computers that have only a pci interface are too old not to bottleneck it like crazy...may as well get an old junky pci card.
not really useless. bioses on mobos are usually set to try the pci slot then pci-e. its handy if your card gets knackered and you dont want to loose all your settings with a cmos reset.

i have a 16mb sis savage lying around for that exact reason
    
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