Can I install a PCI-e x1 Wireless network card in a PCI-e x16 slot?
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.
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Yes you can. You can always install into a larger PCI-e slot but never a smaller one.
Actually there are open ended pcie slots that will work with any pcie size in them.