Solved Half-length PCI Express x16 ?? Tags: Graphics Cards Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Last response: November 8, 2013 11:24 PM in Graphics & Displays Share chiefman January 6, 2010 10:26:38 AM Hi Just wondering what this means as its a bit confusing Slot 2: half-length, low profile-height, PCI Express x16 The mother board from a Lenovo M57 6072 has a full PCIe x16 but im a bit confused by the half length bit here is the site http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-68841#exp I intend to put a 3d graphics card in there and would like to know if this MoBo can handle an off the shelf card This is the Mobo layout http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-68614 More about : half length pci express x16 Reply to chiefman Best solution r_manic a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard January 7, 2010 6:31:33 AM "Half-Length, Low-Profile Height" means that while the slot will support x16 cards, only cards that are significantly shorter and thinner than many high-end graphics cards will fit. Reply to r_manic courageousbo November 8, 2013 11:24:44 PM r_manic said:"Half-Length, Low-Profile Height" means that while the slot will support x16 cards, only cards that are significantly shorter and thinner than many high-end graphics cards will fit. Dont wanna dig up an old thread, but what if it says Half length full height? because the slot looks the same as a regular pci e 16x 2.0.... and i wanna add a gpu for my brother Reply to courageousbo Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumHalf-length , Half-height PCIe GFX cards ForumCheap low power pci express x16 video card ForumPCI Express 2.1 x16 GPU work in an Express 2.0? ForumPCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD ForumPCI Express 2 0 x16 & x4, Will this bog down my performance with two cards? ForumDoes pci express 2 0 x16 and pci express x16 are the same? ForumWill a PCI Express 3.0 video card work on a PCI -E x16 ForumPCI Express x16 graphics cards. ForumWhat does it mean that a " PCI-Express 3.0 X16 Slot runs at X8"? ForumCan PCI-Express x16 slots work for other PCI -E cards ForumGraphic Cards that Work With My PCI EXPRESS X16 ? ForumDual DVI PCI Express X16 video cards ForumPCI Express X16 ForumUpgrade options for a pci-express 1.0a x16 Low Profile (250 Watt PSU) ForumPCI express 3.0 x16 ForumCan a Radeon HD 6670 PCI-Express 2.0 ( x16 ) go in a Aspire M1610-U202A ForumPCI Express ( x16 ) ForumPCI Express X16 slot Forum24" and resolution question ForumXFX RADEON HD 5870 1 GB DDR5 PCI Express Card 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 !