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July 22, 2011, 08:25:29 PM
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Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows whether or not a PCIe x1 -> x16 adapter cable will work in any PCIe slot.  Or does it only work for x1 slots?  Thanks in advance!

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July 22, 2011, 08:33:05 PM
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works in any slot, but some motherboards will require you to short the two presence pins together if you're going to put a x1 cable into a x16 slot

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