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I have a PCI-E X1 slot is there any way i can get PCI-E 16X

I have an hp compaq dc5100 microtower

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Did you try the x1 Video cards?

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Machines without x16 slots are usually limited but there are x1 video cards which run less than the new case, power supply, motherboard and OS.
Bob

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NOT ABLE

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I could not find any.

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I see them at Newegg.com

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Thanks

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Thank you very much for helping me.

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Re: PCI-E X1 to X16

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Just replace the motherboard by one that has the features you need. If those include a new videocard, you might need to replace the powersupply also. If the new motherboard isn't compatible with your current CPU and RAM, you'll have to replace that also.
Somewhere along this route it becomes better to buy another PC.

Kees

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PS...you may end up having to get a new Operating

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System as the original HP license may no longer work or be valid with new MB.

Like Kees said...new MB .....may need different RAM, CPU, PSU plus video card plus new OS.....maybe a NEW PC is the better deal.

PS...Better to stay away from the MICRO/SLIM LINE PC form factor as your options and choice of components with MICRO or SLIM LINE cases can be very limiting.

VAPCMD

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