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Good morning,

I will start off by saying I do not now anything about video cards.

I have a pc that has a slot for a pcie16x1.  What is the big difference between that and PCi?  can I use any PCIE video card is this system?
I have about 130$US to spend...any suggestions?

thanks
K
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The main difference between pci and pci-e (pci express) is speed pci-e is much faster than pci. For what card to use that would depend on what size power supply you are using. What size is your power supply? if your not sure just post the make and model of your system and we can look it up.
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300W power supply
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I just found this card lying around the house.  Is it any good?  will it work well with an HP a1130n?
Thanks,
K


FireGL V3100
Features
Built on ATI’s native PCI Express x16 lane architecture
Outstanding entry-level workstation performance and quality utilizing 4 pixel pipelines and 2 geometry engines
128 MB DDR unified graphics memory
Dual display support via DVI and VGA outputs
Optimized and certified for professional workstation applications based on OpenGL® and Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0
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The v3100 requires a 300 watt or greater power supply, so your going to be cutting it close. Other than that it should work fine.
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