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How to add a PCIeX16 slot to a Mini-ITX Board ?

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April 30, 2011 12:47:02 AM

I have a Mini-ITX Board with only one PCIeX16 slot and i need a solution that will enable me to connect to two PCIeX16 cards
The PC boards are: IEI KINO QM670 and BCM IX67QM

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a c 122 V Motherboard
April 30, 2011 4:15:02 AM

Buy a new board with two PCIe x16 slots. That's the only way.
April 30, 2011 7:22:47 AM

Leaps-from-Shadows said:
Buy a new board with two PCIe x16 slots. That's the only way.

Thanks, but i need to connect 2 cards. Is there any extensions, by pass connecters trough comm ports, any kind of trick that will enable me to still use what I have now?

(I have a frame grabber and I need to connect a LOW POWER (40W) GPU In addition)
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April 30, 2011 7:39:58 AM

Am I allowed to lol? =D
April 30, 2011 7:50:40 AM

Both mini-mother-boards already have a built-in onboard GPU with multi-display ports - so why the need for another low-power GPU? I don't get it.
a c 122 V Motherboard
April 30, 2011 8:55:34 AM

Unfortunately, I don't think that will work. I think Z68 is the only chipset that will allow you to have both a discrete GPU and Sandy Bridge's integrated GPU enabled. I don't know whether it allows you to have both working at the same time though.

If you actually need two PCIe x16 cards in those systems, you're hosed. There is no pass through -- you still need a second PCIe slot and neither one has two of them.
April 30, 2011 6:37:47 PM

Many thanks to all,
One last Q , do you know of a Mini-ITX Board (similar ~ to what i use now [IEI KINO QM670 & BCM IX67QM ] that have two PCIe x16 slots??