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kjldg7
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can the weird pci-express card slot of m5x sff use graphics card?

can the weird pci-express card slot in M5x SFF ue graphics card?

I have ran into  dilemma with my M55 SFF.

someone says Only pci-express card they can use is the ADD2 DVI port, which is not a graphics card.

is it true?

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Re: can the weird pci-express card slot of m5x sff use graphics card?

no it can't use any normal pci-express graphics card. it is only suitable for a ADD2 DVI breakout card.
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Jin Li

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kjldg7
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Re: can the weird pci-express card slot of m5x sff use graphics card?

can use graphics card on motherboard directly?

kjldg7
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Re: can the weird pci-express card slot of m5x sff use graphics card?

thanks for help
kjldg7
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Re: can the weird pci-express card slot of m5x sff use graphics card?

You are probably right,i have tried but i am failed  .the graphics card may work in pcie 1x mode,but the computer is not steady.thanks for your useful info.

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