Solved Can I install a PCI-e x1 Wireless network card in a PCI-e x16 slot? Tags: Wireless Network Motherboards PCI Express Last response: May 17, 2014 5:32 PM in Motherboards Share smoats May 17, 2014 11:50:48 AM Just as the title says. I'm trying to get my grandmothers pc Wifi ready and we've had issues with constant disconnects with usb receivers so I figured I'd ask about the compatibility between the two PCI-e types. More about : install pci wireless network card pci x16 slot Reply to smoats Best solution Spectre694 a b V Motherboard May 17, 2014 11:56:39 AM Yes you can. You can always install into a larger PCI-e slot but never a smaller one. Reply to Spectre694 Share k1114 a c 106 V Motherboard May 17, 2014 1:19:31 PM Actually there are open ended pcie slots that will work with any pcie size in them. Reply to k1114 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer smoats May 17, 2014 5:32:17 PM Thanks for the info guys! Reply to smoats m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedPCIE x1 card in PCIE x16 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe x1 sound card in second x16 slot slowing down my video card? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot? Forum can a pci-e x16 card fit in a pci-e x1 slot? Forum Can I connect a PCIe x1 card to a PCIe x16 slot? Forum Will using a PCIe x1 to PCIe x16 adaptor give me decreased performance if i use a graphics card in the slot? Forum Dual video card pci-e x16 cord in x1 slot - help requested Forum Can a pcie x1 slot card work in a gen2 x16 slot Forum Pci-e x1 card into x16 slot Forum Mobo's PCI-E x1 slot do not recognize a PCI-E x1 Wireless card. Forum Solvedwhen installing hd7770 graphic card on gigabyte b75m d3h motherboard it is blocking one of the two pcie X1 slot Forum SolvedPCI-e x1 into a PCI-e x16 slot? Forum Use pcie x1 card in all the pcie x16 slots? Forum SolvedPCIe x1 soundcard in PCI Express x16 slot compatibility? Forum Will installing a wireless adaptor in the second Pcie x16 affect the performance of the GPU in the primary Pcie x16 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe x16 with my geforce gtx 770, covers pcie x1 slot. Forum Primary PCI-E x16 slot no longer detecting video cards after 7870 install attempt Forum SolvedPCIe Slots (x16) and (x1) Forum Possible to install RAID card in second PCIe x16 slot on Asus P7P55D? Forum Solvedi5 (socket 1155) MOBO w/ 1x PCIe x16, 1x PCIe x1, 4 PCI (32-bit) slots Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !