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I have a motherboard with PCI-X is this slot compatible with regular PCI

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I have a supermicro board that has a 64 bit PCI-X slot (NOT PCI Express). You can see the details here

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3506550&SRCCODE=GOOGLEBASE&cm_mmc_o=VRqCjC7BBTkwCjCECjCE

I am wondering if these slots are backwards compatible with a regular PCI card.

Your help is appreciated. Thanks
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The PCI-X bus is not compatible with the older 5-volt cards but newer 3.3-volt PCI cards will work in a PCI-X slot.
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that ^    ; )


More info if you are interested (relevant part is under Technical description):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI-X
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Thank you much.    : )
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