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Pci.e x1 wifi slot.. does it take up bandwidth? can i use Pci.e x1 slot?

Kejj
  • 66 months ago

does installing a wifi card into a Pci.e slot x1 take up any bandwidth? i know some layout make other slots x8 when they are x16 im just talking about a slot that is free and separate

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  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

Depends on your exact setup but assuming that you are just running the wifi card and a GPU it won't be a problem. Most x1 slots use a separate PCI chip and use PCI 2.0 anyway, so this won't be an issue on most motherboards.

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