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Dell Dimension 9200 - PCI x16 v1 or 2.0???

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November 20, 2008 2:34:48 PM

I am hoping to upgrade my video card in my Dell Dimension 9200. I upgraded the PSU to 500watt, but need to know if my mboard is PCI express x16 version 1 or version 2.0. How can I determine this?
November 20, 2008 2:50:01 PM

Your easiest bet is to download cpu-z and it should tell you the graphics link/slot speed. Otherwise, you look in the dimension manual or specs online for the motherboard, then search for the motherboard specs.

If you are looking to get a new graphics card, it does not matter which pci express slot you have, any pci express card will work. Pci express 2.0 is backwards compatible with 1.0 and visa versa.
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