Closed Using second slot for graphics card Tags: Graphics Cards PCI Express Graphics Last response: March 6, 2012 3:15 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Electronaut21 March 6, 2012 2:02:32 PM i'm using an asus crosshair v formula mobo, and i just fried my network card. as i didnt have any extras, i ordered a new one on newegg, which uses pci-e x1. (my previous card was just plain pci) now, my video card, being in the first slot, happens to block the small pci-e x1 slot. is it possible for me to just use the second slot as an alternative without issue? More about : slot graphics card Best solution egilbe a b U Graphics card March 6, 2012 2:18:46 PM Electronaut21 said:i'm using an asus crosshair v formula mobo, and i just fried my network card. as i didnt have any extras, i ordered a new one on newegg, which uses pci-e x1. (my previous card was just plain pci) now, my video card, being in the first slot, happens to block the small pci-e x1 slot. is it possible for me to just use the second slot as an alternative without issue? Should be able to. The pins should match the card, all the extra connectors are for a larger bandwidth that the graphics card needs Electronaut21 March 6, 2012 2:24:42 PM Ah ok. Thanks! Related resources Possible to install RAID card in second PCIe x16 slot on Asus P7P55D? - Forum Can you use just the second PCI-E 16x slot ? - Forum Video Card in Second PCI-E 16X Slot - Forum PCI Express Half Mini Card Slot - Graphics Card ? - Forum A graphics card that only takes up 1 slot . - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Electronaut21 March 6, 2012 2:25:12 PM Best answer selected by Electronaut21. Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card March 6, 2012 3:15:19 PM This topic has been closed by Maziar Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDo I have to add a larger cpu cooler if I add a second graphics card ForumIs it worth using a PCI-E 2.0 Graphics Card on a 2.0 Slot ? ForumCan I use a the second PCIe slot on a SLI motherboard for... ForumAsus P8Z68-V Pro B3 + RAID on second PCI-E slot ForumXfx 9800gtx+ only works on second slot x8 ForumNeed help choosing graphics card ...x16 v1 slot ForumCan my motherboard use dual slot graphics cards ForumUsing a PCI-e x16 Video Card in PCI-e x1 Slot for PhysX ForumSAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6670 Single- Slot Graphics card ForumUpgrading GTX460 ForumAcer x1930 Graphics Card Help ForumBudget graphic card for an i3 2120 ForumGraphics card for HP pavilion dv6 3216us ForumWhat is graphics of amd a6 3500 ForumSony vaio graphic 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 !