Pcie2.0 and x16

i wanted to buy a new GPU but i came to know that my motherboard dosen't hav an x16 slot...but just pcie2.0 slot....which GPU will work for me...please help!!!
i hav ordered HD6790 but seeing it needs a x16 slot i hav to change my order..!!
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  1. Your PCI-e 2.0 slot should be a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot. Check this diagram.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/263190-33-curious-compatibility
    Your motherboard must be having a free pci-e x16 v2.0 slot if you have not installed a graphic card.Check.:)
    All info on PCi-Express-
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express

    http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/attachments/video-cards/5973d1244135398-tv-card-looks-wrong-pci-express-x16-slot-pci-slots.jpg
  2. According to picture on wikipedia i hav the PCI slot and none of the PCIExpress slots what shud i do... :sweat:
  3. What is your Motherboard?Can you tell me?Or what is your PC?Can you provide me the link to your pc manufacturer's website?HP?Dell?Etc?Also ,check the hardwarecanucks pic.:)
  4. absxiith said:
    Your PCI-e 2.0 slot should be a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot. Check this diagram.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/263190-33-curious-compatibility
    Your motherboard must be having a free pci-e x16 v2.0 slot if you have not installed a graphic card.Check.:)
    All info on PCi-Express-
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express

    http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/attachments/video-cards/5973d1244135398-tv-card-looks-wrong-pci-express-x16-slot-pci-slots.jpg


    According to picture on wikipedia i hav the PCI slot and none of the PCIExpress slots what shud i do...
  5. absxiith said:
    What is your Motherboard?Can you tell me?Or what is your PC?HP?Dell?Etc?Also ,check the hardwarecanucks pic.:)


    P5KPL AM IN.....Asus.
  6. Yeah,it does not have a pci-e x16 slot.At least thats what it seems.That is really strange because on the company's website,it does have a pci-e x16 slot.
    http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5KPLAM/#specifications
    Where did you purchase it from?Don't say the exact name but did you buy it online or from a shop?
  7. absxiith said:
    Yeah,it does not have a pci-e x16 slot.At least thats what it seems.That is really strange because on the company's website,it does have a pci-e x16 slot.
    http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5KPLAM/#specifications
    Where did you purchase it from?Don't say the exact name but did you buy it online or from a shop?


    From a shop
  8. When did you buy it?I mean,is it still within warranty?If it is,get it changed for one which has a pci-e x16 slot.In your pic,the empty space is clearly visible.Check your motherboard's box.Does it have something like this?-
    http://www.pcityourself.com/images/content/choosing/pciDiagram.jpg
    And didn't you check while buying it?Another user made the same mistake-
    http://www.thinkdigit.com/forum/graphic-cards/150956-help-no-pci-e-slot-asus-g31-mobo-p5k-pl-am.html
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