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What is Dual slot for graphics card ! For example ati radeon hd5770 needs dual slot ! Does dual slot mean that we need 2 pcl slots or the size of the graphics card is that ! Any help is greatly appreciated !
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  1. The card will use up two slots as seen from the back of the computer. It will not use two physical pci-e slots on the motherboard.
  2. It will use 2 expansions slot space on your case and not the PCIe slots on your mobo.
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    Or to put it still a third way the card is as wide as two standard cards. so it takes up two card worth "dual" of space in the case.

    Mactronix :)
  4. Now who can complaion that Tom's doesn't offer the best answers. Make your pick.. :lol:
  5. Thx for the info
  6. Best answer selected by james124.
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