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790FX-GD70 PCIE Question

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I just have a quick question. Can I put a PCI Express 1x sound card into one of the PCI Express x16 slots on my 790FX-GD70 motherboard? I know that this is possible with many motherboards, but I've read that it all depends on the motherboard itself. Anybody have a clue?

Inb4 "Go ask MSI support." This would be much faster for me than digging out my motherboard box to find the serial number and all that for the support ticket.

Thanks.
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im sure it will work. you may want to post the question here http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...ners-club.html . someone will be able to tell you for sure.
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Yes, you can. Look at all these people stuffing x16 cards in x1 slots for extra folding power Same way x4 cards can go in x16 slots.
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