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How to identify what slot type a particular PC card is? [closed]

How to identify what slot type a particular PC card is? [closed]

Is there a good place to go to identify what kind of slot my spare video card uses?

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"See if you can find your graphics card slot/connector in this hardware identification chart:

http://sonic840.deviantart.com/art/Computer-hardware-poster-1-7-111402099

Specifically, check the rightmost column, in the sections titled ""Peripheral Cards"" and ""Desktop Card Slots.""

Your spare video card probably uses a PCI-Express x16, AGP, or PCI slot. (listed in order from fastest/newest to slowest/oldest)

There are a few (very few) motherboards with integrated video that also support special pass-through riser cards. If that's the case, your best to identify the slot bet is to find a model number on the card or motherboard, and search on Google or eBay. But if you just need a card, you can get a card that will fit in any of your other expansion slots."