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Striker Extreme, PCI 2.2 help?

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November 24, 2006 9:00:30 PM

Whats the difference in PCI 2.2 and 3.0 becuse this a newer board and says iit has 2 x PCI 2.2, yet the new card ASUS PhysX require a PCI 3.0..

so i guess im skrewed looking at i was about to get a Striker Extreme eh?
well looking at i wanted a PhysX too ;) 

and yeah else if anyone going to suggest another motherboard if this wont work for it, thing i need to put in it is:
Core 2 Duo E6700 2.66 GHz
GeForce 8800 GTX SLI
PhysX - PCI 3.0
Killer NIC - PCI 2.2

but yeah if you know a better board im surely open for suggesions ;) 

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November 24, 2006 9:32:00 PM

There is no such thing as PCI 3.0
PCI got up to 2.3 and its found on motherboards since 2003 I believe. The Physics card from ASUS requires a 2.2 PCI port so it should run fine on a 2.3
November 24, 2006 9:55:11 PM

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There is no such thing as PCI 3.0
PCI got up to 2.3 and its found on motherboards since 2003 I believe. The Physics card from ASUS requires a 2.2 PCI port so it should run fine on a 2.3


ok so guess a typo from ASUS :p 

thats good to know

and what goes for PhysX not worth it, well deticated processor for physics is a lot more than what processor will do for it, you think you gonna get more than a frame per minute if you were to render the graphics a GF8 does but insted software emulated?

and for sound, guess ill have to get a PCI-E Soundcard hehe^^ im not MADLY sound hungry, a decent 7.1 is good for me, im all for graphics :p 
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November 24, 2006 9:59:44 PM

Is there any PCi-Express sound card out there? cuz I dont know of any...
the normal ones come in PCI.
November 24, 2006 10:12:57 PM

Oh PCi-Express 1x I thought we were talking about PCi-E 16x or 8x :lol: 

Anyways most people go for audigys in the PCI form :D 
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