installing a graphics card

  willy boy 17:45 17 Dec 2006
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I have a Dell Dimension 2300 and have been given a PCI graphics card. My dell has a video controller, an intel integrated AGP graphics. The specification indictates an expansion bus, types pci, 120 pins,four pci connectors. Is it possible to fit this card?

  Diodorus Siculus 18:44 17 Dec 2006

The card is just regular PCI (not PCI express) is it?

If so, it should be ok to fit it but whether or not there will be an advantage is hard to tell.

  willy boy 20:15 17 Dec 2006

I am afraid it is PCI Express as far as I can tell
from the box

  Diodorus Siculus 20:21 17 Dec 2006

Do you know if the PC has PCI Express slots?

SIW will tell you click here

  Technotiger 20:24 17 Dec 2006

Hi, this says the the Dell Dimension 2300 has PCI Slots only!

click here

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:26 17 Dec 2006

If your motherboard has an integrated AGP Graphics chip it will not have a PCI Express slot.

  willy boy 21:36 17 Dec 2006

I think from all answers I am out of luck with this freebie, many thanks for all responses. I try to find a good home for someone who can use the card.

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