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External Video Cards (ViDock)

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
June 20, 2012 2:44:24 AM

Hey, i have a HP Pavilion G6-1325TU Notebook and using PC Wizard (i think) i found out i have 3 pci-e slots
Manufacturer : Hewlett-Packard
Mainboard : HP 166F
Bios : Hewlett-Packard
Chipset : Intel HM65
Physical Memory : 2048MB DDR3-SDRAM
LPC bus : Yes
PCI Bus : Yes
Bus PCI-Express : Yes
USB Bus : Yes
SMBus/i2c Bus : Yes
Bus HyperTransport : No
Bus QPI : No
Bus CardBus : No
Bus FireWire : No

PCI – Express Information:
Number of connectors – 3

Bus PCI-Express:
Device – 6 Series Chipset Family PCIe Port 1
Version – 2.0
Port – 1
Physical Slot – #0
Slot Population – Yes
Link Width – x1 (max. x1)
Link Speed – 2.5 GB/s

Bus PCI-Express:
Device – 6 Series Chipset Family PCIe Port 2
Version – 2.0
Port – 2
Physical Slot – #0
Slot Population – Yes
Link Width – x1 (max. x1)
Link Speed – 2.5 GB/s

Bus PCI-Express:
Device – 6 Series Chipset Family PCIe Port 3
Version – 2.0
Port – 3
Physical Slot – #0
Slot Population – No (Is this were the Vidock would go)
Link Width – x1 (max. x1)
Link Speed – 2.5 GB/s

, does this mean i can use Vidock http://www.villageinstruments.com/tiki-index.php?page=V...

Thanks

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June 20, 2012 7:21:19 AM

You do not need PCIe slot in your laptop for this & besides even if it have, you have no way to access it. What the ViDock require is ExpressCard slot. I quote from the link you posted:

"ViDock 3, ViDock 4, and ViDock 4 Plus are expansion chassis tailored specifically for adapting PCI Express graphics cards for use with ExpressCard equipped laptop PCs"

Unfortunately I can not see in the internet whether your laptop have the ExpressCard slot. You can check this yourself.
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