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Is my mobo PCIe 1 or 2?

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September 13, 2010 7:51:45 AM

ok been searching this all night and kep getting conflicting info.

ok long story short my ol 8800GTS harcore died on me, now looking to get a 460 1gb card after reading about it here.

ofc its a PCIe 2 card, yah i know its backwards compatible but either way I would still like to know what my mobos slot is.

my mobo is a EVGA 132-CK-NF78 and searching for it brings conflicting info, 132-CK-NF78 A1 spec sites say no, while 132-CK-NF78 W1/TR/other random stuff says yes
problem is i can find nowhere in any system info programs if mine is A1 W1 TR ect ect

so looking in PC wizard 2010 under "Bus PCI-express" i get this info that also seems conflicting (though i am no expert)

PCI-Express Information :
Number of connectors : 1
PCI-Express Base : 0xE0000000

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : C55 PCIe Bridge
Version : 1.0
Port : 0
Physical Slot : #0
Slot Populated : Yes
Link Width : x16 (max. x16)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : MCP55 PCIe Bridge
Version : 1.0
Port : 5
Physical Slot : #0
Slot Populated : Yes
Link Width : x8 (max. x8)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : nForce 200 (BR04) 32-Lane PCIe 2.0 Switch
Version : 2.0
Port : 0
Link Width : x16 (max. x16)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : nForce 200 (BR04) 32-Lane PCIe 2.0 Switch
Version : 2.0
Port : 0
Physical Slot : #0
Slot Populated : Yes
Link Width : x16 (max. x16)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : nForce 200 (BR04) 32-Lane PCIe 2.0 Switch
Version : 2.0
Port : 2
Physical Slot : #0
Slot Populated : No
Link Width : x16 (max. x16)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s

Bus PCI-Express :
Device : G92 [GeForce 8800 GTS 512]
Version : 1.0
Port : 0
Link Width : x16 (max. x16)
Link Speed : 2.5GB/s


someone shed some light on this? thanks much

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September 13, 2010 1:55:20 PM

Best answer selected by kirothak.
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September 13, 2010 1:56:23 PM

cool thanks for the reply, that means i can wait on upgrading my mobo till PCIe 3 boards come out :-)
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