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Sound Blaster Zx In PCI slot

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Is it possible to connect it to PCI instead of PCI-e?

 

I have this board:

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/motherboards/desktop-motherboards/desktop-board-dh61ww.html

 

which has 1 pcie slot only that is used by my gpu

post #2 of 5
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Originally Posted by mattan View Post
 

Is it possible to connect it to PCI instead of PCI-e?

 

I have this board:

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/motherboards/desktop-motherboards/desktop-board-dh61ww.html

 

which has 1 pcie slot only that is used by my gpu

The motherboard appears to have two PCI-E slots, either one can have the SB-Zx plugged into it.

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The motherboard appears to have two PCI-E slots, either one can have the SB-Zx plugged into it.

The problem is the my gpu blockes both slots.


Edited by mattan - 2/21/14 at 7:22am
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The problem is the my gpu blockes both slots.

Buy an Asus Xonar DG (PCI) sound card, $30.

Or fo you already own the SB-Zx?

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I might switch my mobo. I need USB 3 anyway... I don't think the xonar is as good
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