Forum discussion tagged with PCI.
  1. Burke_a_lot

    Question PCI Parallel Port not working when GPU installed

    Hey everyone, First post here so let me know if this is not the right thread. I'm trying to install a GPU in a plasma cutting table PC, to help with rendering when they draw designs. The GPU works fine when installed, the problem is after I installed it the LPT3 device stopped working. This...
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    Question How to know if PCIe x 16 is alive without actually inserting a graphics card/any other peripheral ?

    I am planning to buy a graphics card, however I have some doubt about whether my PCIe slot is alive or not because of the following : 1. A few years ago my PC stopped working. The local mechanic replaced the SMPS and took out the Zotac GT 610. VGA was then directly plugged to the motherboard. I...
  3. KENDAWG2000

    [SOLVED] PCI Express USB Expansion?

    Hello, I recently begun the rebuilding of my PC, this involved getting a new motherboard: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SXF8GY3/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 While this is overall solid for everything I need it for, the one thing that it lacks, for me anyway, is the...
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    Question ASUS Prime X299-A PCI and GPU Issue

    MOBO: Asus Prime X299-A GPU: Asus ROG-STRIX-RX580 (also NVIDIA Quadro K1200) MEMORY: Corsair Vengeance LPX 64GB DDR4/1/35V PROCESSOR: Intel, Core i9-9820X 4.1GHz Hello, I'm building a new system and I've run into an issue with PCI Slot 1 on an ASUS PRIME X299-A. Video cards are non-functional...
  5. [SOLVED] TV Card to capture retro VHS and Betamax

    Hello, I am not from the US so every component I will be talking about are in PAL format. NTSC is not an option here and I do not know enough about these old tech. I would like to loselessly capture videos from all the VHS and Betamax tapes that I have because I heard that they lose their...
  6. consptheory77

    Question Can I use a M2 NVME PCIe Adapter with the Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 ?

    I know some variation of this question has probably been asked before, but I want to ask afresh so I don't get confused. I understand enough about CPUs and RAM and even PSUs, built my own desktop but I remain perpetually confused about PCI and lanes. I have a SSD as the boot drive. I want...
  7. theramman

    Question PCI x16 not working (Two Separate Mobos)

    On two separate brand motherboards the x16 PCI Slot is intermittent (but mostly not working). Any GPU only works in the x8 slot in either. System: AMD 3700. ASUS Crosshair VII X470. 32GB Gskill memory (2x16) Corsair HX 850w. I've tried my wife's 1070 in both slots and only the x8 works. I've...
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    Question Using PCE-AC56 2x2 802.11ac Wifi AC1300 PCIe might be dying.

    I am using a PCE-AC56 2x2 802.11ac Wifi AC1300 PCIe wireless adapter on Windows 10-64bit, I think it is dying now because earlier today it was fine now it is struggling like crazy to hold a connection for longer than 10 seconds. I should add the computer was on for at least 10hours as well and...
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    Question Can I connect a PCI soundcard to a laptop's ExpressCard slot or eSata slot?

    Hello! I have an M-Audio Delta 1010LT PCI sound card (Here's a review so you can see it - https://www.gearslutz.com/board/reviews/715065-m-audio-delta-1010lt.html) which is in my now very tired Dell T3400 workstation, which since the upgrade to Windows 10 can't really cope anymore. I'd like to...
  10. Sparxz

    Question Possible to get a PCI to USB converter/adaptor ?

    Possible to get a PCI to USB converter/adaptor ? Wanted to resurrect an old pci SB Live II, and use as an external USB audio device., and put in a DIY case. Is this possible? Running Kubuntu 19.04 on x260 Thinkpad. Thanks
  11. yengsum

    Question PCIe slot needs to be manually configured to boot

    Build: Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: MSI RTX 2070 Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeance 3200 SSD: WD BLUE 500GB OS: Windows 10 (64bit) Issue: After a fresh install of Windows, the computer would randomly black screen delivering no signal to the monitor with no...
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    Question New M.2 (via PCI Card) Stops Working @ Night

    Hey Guys - I recently purchased a new M.2 SSD which I installed via a PCI card as MB didn't have a slot. I cloned my old SATA SSD to it via Macrium Reflect, updated my BIOS so I could boot to it, and all started working. I use my PC all day and during the day it works great. When not using...
  13. eStere

    Question Network card GTS FC-518LS driver problem

    I simply can't find the driver for this card and windows won't install it automatically , i'm struggling at this for 3 days already. if any of you can lend a hand , i'm happy to do anything at this point. Motherboard: DG33FBC(B) CPU: q6600 quad core 2.4ghz RAM: 8GB 800mhz Video card: gt440 1gb...
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    Question How do you calculate a PCIe bandwith?

    Hi, I'm just trying to teach myself IT fundamentals, I would like to know how to calculate the bandwith of a PCIe slot. I'm using a CompTIA IT Fundamentals but can't undertand the calculation. Btw, my english sucks xD
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    Question How to connect PCI soundcard to HP Elitebook

    Hello, My old Dell T3400 is starting to grind to a halt. Unfortunately it is the PC I use for home recording and was wondering if I might be able to use the sound card externally on my HP laptop? It doesn't have to be a fancy casing, it's more the adapter that I am looking to find. When I...
  16. Myronazz

    [SOLVED] Floppy drive on modern motherboard?

    I've been thinking about this for a while now (I think I've even made posts about it before, not sure) and I approached the idea through numerous ways like using a USB adapter and mounting it internally through one of the headers or get a motherboard with a floppy controller which is well not...
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    [SOLVED] After attempting to install GPU, computer won't boot

    I installed windows on a newly built PC using the integrated graphics before attempting to install the GPU. Windows installation was successful,, so I turned off the PC and added the GPU. The system wouldn't boot, just idled without any output from the motherboard or GPU. So I did some...
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    Question eSATA PCI Card not showing drives

    Hi there, I have a few old hard drives I'm trying to make use of. They all are Fantom Drives that have USB 2.0 as well as eSATA connections. I got a PCIe card with 2 SATA and 2 eSATA connectors and popped it in. The device shows up on Device Manager, but hard drives do not read at all when...
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    Question Adding in a pci port on laptop on asus laptop?

    I have an Asus N75SF laptop and I just happened to notice it has a spot for a pci port for a TV card. The solder points are there but no port. I had to replace my motherboard recently due to a power issue and still have the board for parts. My question- Can I use the pci port from my old...
  20. ProgamerIV

    Question Intel DQ67OW Win10 x64 PCI serial port drivers

    Hi! I have acquired the motherboard mentioned in the title. Installed Windows 10 64bit, all OK - right until I tried to put my GPU in. The PCI serial port drivers are not installe:d. Unfortunately Intel decided to completely and permanently delete ALL drivers and support software for these...