Forum discussion tagged with PCIE.
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    Question pcie lanes

    recently while choosing parts for my future pc I have googled many thing for building a new pc, the most frustrating and mind boggling topic I came across is about pcie lanes, the more articles on internet I read the more I confused bam!! can you please explain me in easy way that what are pcie...
  2. R

    [SOLVED] Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable?

    Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable? View: https://m.imgur.com/a/g6uBXWA I am abojt to buy a MSI AERO ITX GTX 1650 Super which has a 6pin connector. My cable is a 6+2 on both sides and I am not sure if I should plug in 6pin into the PSU or 8pin and where exactly. Thanks!
  3. galaxyhq

    Question Graphics card no longer works / PCIE issue?

    I have a GTX 1060 and I recently opened up my prebuilt computer to fix some of the terrible cable management they did. As I was removing my graphics card the little clip on the PCIe slot to hold the card it broke off. Now when I plug in the graphics card and power on, the monitor does not come...
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    Build Advice Recording Studio PC Thunderbolt 3 Questions

    Hi I own a recording studio and am looking to build a new pc. The main thing is that I need a motherboard that can handle 2 thunderbolt 3 ports. Thunderbolt 3 is essential for minimal latency while recording. Can anyone direct me on what motherboard to buy and other parts? Right now im looking...
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    Question I broke pcie slot motherboard

    Hey guys so i.broke the pcie slot when.i.unplug the gpu by acciedent , the slot is just.came out from motherboard , the question is , i have a dual gpu slot , is it safe if i put the gpu.on the other slot? Thanks
  6. H

    Question New graphics card no display

    I just bought a rx 470 and it showed no display when connected to DVI and HDMI port. One of the ram slots is also broken. I think I need to buy a new motherboard. What motherboard is the cheapest and best motherboard for 2nd generation Intel processor. I've also checked it on other monitor and...
  7. jsl289

    Question NVMe SSD Stuck in PCIe 2.0 x1

    I've never set one of these up before so I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong here. I just purchased a Samsung 970 SSD that supports NVMe. I placed it in the 3rd PCIe x16 Slot on my motherboard with ASUS's own M.2 x4 PCIe Adapter. I've installed the Samsung NVMe driver for the SSD and...
  8. Xaxios

    Question How to enable PCIE slot 4 for Wifi 6 Card on ASUS ROG STRIX Z-370-E?

    My challenge is getting the PCI-e slot 4 to work so that I might install a Wifi 6 card. (An ASUS PCE-AX58BT) 
 Of note: I have an ASUS ROG STRIX Z-370-E motherboard The PCIE_16 slot has an RTX 2080 card in it.
 PCIE_X_1, PCIE_X_2, and PCIE_X_3 sit empty The manual states that: “The USB 3.1...
  9. olijenkins

    Question TP-Link TL-WN881ND and Windows 10

    Hi I seem to be having some trouble with my wireless network card. Using it recently I was not having any problems downloading games from Steam, but now it is painfully slow. It has even failed to load some recent google searches. I believe it started following some software updates. Router...
  10. HarryGRGamer

    Question Is there a difference between cheap and expensive PCIe USB 3.0 extension cards

    PC Specs I7-3770 (non k) GTX 970 8GB DDR3 1600mhz ASUS P861 LX3 PLUS R2.0 Hello there! I've been thinking recently about buying an Oculus CV1 through eBay (Oculus sadly doesn't ship to Greece) because I think it will be a reasonably good first experience. I've searched a lot of forums already...
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    Question What is the best way of powering the GTX 770's 6 pin and 8 pin power inputs from a single 6 pin and 3 spare molex cables from my PSU?

    I'm upgrading the GPU in my HP Pavillion h8-1170uk (sorry). I bought the GTX 1660 only to find out my mobo isn't compatible thanks to the lack of UEFI Bios. With this in mind, I'm trying to find a non-UEFI compatible card that will run on a 460w PSU. I'm also wanting 4GB of GDDR5 for some of...
  12. A

    Question RTX 2070 Super cable extension?

    I just bought an RTX 2070 Super, EVGA RTX 2070 SUPER XC ULTRA GAMING, and im not sure my PCIe cord is going to work. Im looking for extensions and I cant seem to find any. My Power supply is a EVGA 850BQ. Could somebody please help me find the right cord to fit. the RTX needs a 8+6 Pin.
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    Question GPU blocking access to PCIe x1 slots for wireless card installation - what are my options?

    Hi, I need to install my wireless card into a PCIe x1 slot, but my fatty GPU (which can not be moved from the only PCIe x16 slot), blocks both my PCIe x1 slots. I think i have two options: 1) buy a PCIe x1 riser for the wireless card Q1: will the riser effect the wireless card performance...
  14. MceraWV

    Question Quadro + Geforce Same System Issues

    Hello! I'm helping a friend of mine work through a (remarkably unorthodox) multi-GPU setup for his system. In short, we're trying to pair an Nvidia GTX 1050ti and a Quadra FX580 on the same Windows 10 system. His motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-A320M-S2H. The 1050ti is installed in the PCiE x16...
  15. Question GPU fans might be blocked by PCIE usb controller? (with picture)

    Heyo! So I just installed this usb controller on my mobo (it sadly only fits in this slot, not the lower one). And I was wondering if this controller blocks my right GPU fan? Thanks in advance! GPU: RTX 2060 SUPER
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    Question PSU good enough for a GPU?

    Okay, so I know this topic has been debated already. But please hear me out. I'm currently building a gaming rig out of a Workstation. It has a Dell 320W power supply. But doesn't have pcie power out. Even though people recommend against using molex/sata to pcie connectors.. I just want to...
  17. J

    Question M2_1 slot only supports PCIe mode?

    Hello :) Right now I have my M.2 SSD from ADATA in my M2_2 (the lowest one on my mobo) but I want to move it to M2_1 slot (the top one) because I need a USB type c PCIE controller in my PCI_E6 slot, therefore I cant have a SSD in the M2_2 slot. My Mobo manual (MSI x470 gaming plus max) says...
  18. Question Does this scratch on my motherboard make a difference or not?

    I scratched my motherboard a good bit when trying to unlock my graphics card from my PCIe slot, and I was wondering if this is severe or not. I've booted with another test card, as the one I was taking out was fried due to a coke accident, and from what I could tell the card was not displaying...
  19. hoopty_handler

    Question Staggered GPU Setup Not Working

    I upgraded my system from an fx8350 CPU paired with an MSI 970 Gaming mobo to a Ryzen 5 3600 and ASRock B450 Steel Legend. This has caused my "staggered" gpu set-up (1050ti & Gt730) to throw a fit, with the 1050ti being the sole graphics provider. I use the 1050ti for the gaming / main monitor...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD

    Currently installing an M.2 SSD I have 2 pci-e slots it can enter. In my pc currently I have a 128gb SSD for my OS which I’m looking to replace for this and I also have a 2TB storage for anything else. I install the new M.2 ssd into the first pci-e and it shows in Disk management, but does not...