PCI Express x16 , x4 slots... Tags: Graphics Cards NIC PCI Express Graphics Last response: July 12, 2006 2:30 PM in Graphics & Displays Share EvilC0P July 12, 2006 1:49:02 PM Hello all, I have an important question here, i have a PCI-e x16 slots that is unused, and have video card with 4 DVI output, that fits in and is installed in my PCI-e x4 slots. now i got a NIC card PCI-e x4 cards and no room for it... Would it work if i move the video card (ColorGraphic Xentera Quad Display PCI-e x16) ( that fits in my x4 slots ) in my PCI-e x16 slots so i can install my pci-e x4 nic in the appropriate slot ? im a bit mixed up because the lenght of the connector doesn't match... not like pci/agp where the connector lenght was standard/all the same, was pretty straight forward. thx for your help. More about : pci express x16 slots lowlifecat July 12, 2006 2:19:16 PM You can install a PCI-e 1x, 4x, and or 8x in a 16x slot with no issues. infact, there are certain 4x cards that require a 16x slot to work correctly. EvilC0P July 12, 2006 2:30:20 PM so it's not a physical question when it comes to pci-e but an electrical. and ye, got everythign to work. im happy thx Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (@x4 mode, 2.5GT/s)" Forum SolvedWill this graphic card work the same in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 1(running at x4) slot? Forum PCI Express x16 slot (wired as x4) Forum SolvedMini-ITX PCI Express X16 to X4 Adapter Forum SolvedPCI-E x4 to PCI-E x16 "no display after changing slots" Forum SolvedPCI Express Cards? x1 x4 x8 x16 Forum SolvedTried Moving GPU from PCI-Express x4 to x16, now i get black screen. Forum SolvedPCI Express 2 0 x16 & x4, Will this bog down my performance with two cards? Forum Pci express x16 slots not working on asus Forum Can PCI-Express x16 slots work for other PCI-E cards Forum Best for PCI Express x16 slots Forum SolvedCrossfire with x16 and x4 pci-e slots? Forum SolvedDoes PCI Express 3.0 x16 graphics card work on PCI Express 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedPCI express x1 or x4 to x16 Forum SolvedWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedX4, x8, x16 PCI Express Cards (not Video Cards) Forum SolvedGPU blocking PCI Express x1 slot. Will wireless adapter work and perform as expected in a PCI Express x16 slot? Forum How many PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots? Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Solvedpci express 3.0 x16 slot problems Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !