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What is the difference between a regular PCI slot and an extreme one?
    
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PCI Extreme? Never heard of it.

There is PCI-Express, which is currently at rev 2.0.

There is also plain, old, regular PCI, which does have a 2.3 revision.

Could you elaborate on what you are talking about?
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The yellow slot is labeled PCI Extreme on my motherboard. The manual has no info on it or what type of cards it can support. I'm looking for a sound card and the PCI extreme is the only slot i have open. I just want to make sure that a card I buy will work in that slot.
    
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post #4 of 9
its ECS there say anything to sell, It's probably just normal PCI

and if its like back in the day like AGP if u have a 8x card and ur slot is 4x it'll run 4x

So you should be fine
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Yeah, I looked up his board and that "PCI Extreme " slot is just a standard PCI slot that apparently has better power regulation (it's got it's own dedicated capacitor).

Any PCI device should work just fine in it.
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yes its true ECS will put anything on there motherboards to sell them.
just like the big pink Bord that i had from them.
not a bad Bord..but it was only a single core.

the problem was that on my mobo there was a super pci slot in yellow,
well ass it goes it's suppose to be a better connection quality ????..lol i have no idea.
best part about this it was it was no diffrant from eny other pci slot.
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ROFL... PCI-EXTREME, how--"gimmicky".
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Wow this is interesting. This is from a review on another ECS motherboard:

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One of them is yellow and called “PCI Extreme” by ECS, using a solid aluminum electrolytic capacitor, which offers a better quality over regular electrolytic capacitor. That is why this slot is recommended for installing your add-on sound card.
Source: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/422
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man the one i used had something called fuzzy logic.
there were 4 LEDS that ran up side of the pci slots and they flashed ..
but that's all from what i know they did.

GIMMIK!!
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