Can I install a pci-e 4x nic in my gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD4H Tags: NICs NIC Gigabyte PCI Express Components Last response: December 21, 2012 12:57 PM in Components Share starwolf3834 December 18, 2012 8:23:49 PM can I install a pci-e 4x nic in my gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH? More about : install pci nic gigabyte z77x ud4h rolli59 December 18, 2012 8:38:20 PM Yes but you will have to set it in one of your X16 slots, here is info on it http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... starwolf3834 December 18, 2012 9:08:15 PM I am using my 16X and my 8x will drop my 16X to 8X speeds. is there any chance I can use the 4X video port for the 4X Nic. hear the some video ports will only except video cards. not sure if this apples to this board. Related resources PCIE x16 3.0 or PCIE x4 2.0 for NIC ? - Forum Sound Card disabling second 4x pcie gpu. - Forum onboard lan(Realtek RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC )?? - Forum The Network and Sharing Center is not recognizing the installed NIC - Forum 4x gtx680 NON SLI - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 December 18, 2012 9:29:22 PM Yes that is the one to use the one at X4 speed but it will shut of the X1 slots. starwolf3834 December 19, 2012 3:20:18 AM GA-Z77X-UP4 TH : I messed up this is the board I ment rolli59 December 19, 2012 11:08:44 AM Different story since it will limit the first slot to X8 mode. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... Why would you want to use a nic card anyway on a board with GbE nic? starwolf3834 December 19, 2012 10:17:07 PM good question. I have 3 Virtual machines I need a nic for each one I am sick of fighting Virtual nic's. This card has 2 nic ports for a total of four counting the one I have in the pci port. rolli59 December 20, 2012 3:09:05 PM Would you not be better of with 2 x X1 cards? which will not hamper with the X16 slot. starwolf3834 December 20, 2012 9:43:48 PM at twice the cost? this card was only $25. rolli59 December 21, 2012 12:57:21 PM It is a matter of trying it, there is not a noticeable difference with the first slot running at X16 or X8 in graphics performance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can't Acquire or Install Correct NIC Drivers, GA-EX58-UD5 Forum 6 ports NIC Forum Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R :Documenting my issues with audio(stutter) & RAID Forum Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9 Owner's guide (r006) Forum NIC (embeded) has all ZERO MAC address! Forum Intel Chipset Limitation: No Video During Post w/ PCIe x16 slot use? Forum Intel Pentium E2180 help Forum Will 660ti SLI gain much preformance running at pci-e 3.0? Forum [Solved] I5 2500k and PCI-E 3.0? Forum [Solved] Help me install 212 EVO please Forum When i install second processor on the server it does not boot Forum Can't re-establish internet connection Forum Can LLC be the problem ? Forum ATI driver install crashing Windows Forum Can someone check that these figures are OK? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !