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"Ogden Johnson III" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Ron Glass <areandsNOSPAM@SPAMNOyahoo.com> wrote:
>>Have a XPS gen3 that has a pcie x1 slot. Any ideas on what can be
>>plugged in to it? If it can be used with a modem which one?
Any PCI-Express x1 card. Not sure if there are any modem
cards available yet.
> A google on PCI express will get you detailed answers.
> Basically, it's a latest and greatest type thing. Backward
> compatible, so you can use existing PCI cards.
Based on what I've read, PCI Express is not electrical or physically
compatible with PCI or PCI-X. I believe the connector lengths and
slotting should prevent intermixing. Some info here:http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/vectors/en/2004_pciexpress?c=us&l=en&s=corp