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HELP: PCI-E x16 running at x1

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Hey guys I just got an 8800gt for a friend of mine who has a Dell Dimension 4700. The graphics card is recognized as PCI-E x1 in BIOS and in GPUZ. I looked at the limited BIOS options, and cannot figure out what the issue is.

This is coming from a computer that had an ATI x300/x550/x1050 card that does run at PCI-E x16.

WHat's going on?
Edited by xz3rorom3o - 6/8/08 at 4:45pm
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try clearing cmos

does the dell support 16x?
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yes. cleared cmos already. It has to support x16, the ATI card that came with the computer was running in x16 before we pulled it out.
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If you can try and up the chipset voltage, I'm not sure if that Dell bios will let you though..
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lol...negative....no voltage change possible period. Would that be a possible reason though?
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